Family Days Out
A guide to family-friendly places to go, events and exhibitions at museums, galleries and heritage sites across the UK. Browse the articles for inspiration or home in on an event via the map or browse via the boxes below...
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Children will be given wide-ranging responsibilities across arts venues on the lively annual Takeover Day, with Historic Royal Palaces and the Barbican among its supporters.
The author of the popular History Keepers series has signed up as Ambassador of Takeover Day in museums, offering himself as a prize to museums who take part.
Two completely different museums - Torbay's tiny Brixham Heritage Museum and the sprawling Horniman Museum and Gardens in south London - share the annual family award.
Mansfield Museum's summer display offers a retreat for families wishing to escape the hot weather by recreating a magical woodland complete with giant toadstools and fairies inside their gallery.
Find the best dinosaur museums and collections in the UK with this Culture24 guide to the top ten dinosaur and fossil museum visits this summer.
There are many places where you can get lost in a maze in the UK - here are ten of the best mazes in UK heritage sites and gardens for you to explore this summer.
Saffron Walden is preparing to celebrate its two unique heritage mazes with a four day festival in mid-August, suitable for the whole family.
Go down a hobbit hole, stroll across the Severn, visit 100 acres of Welsh parkland or imagine life in an early 19th century Irish farmhouse - the best open air museums to visit this summer.
Some of the UK's top art galleries can be found just a stride away from the slot machine and fish and chip emporiums of our most popular seaside resorts. Discover them here with this Culture24 guide......
Liquid nitrogen, Plasma Ball lights, hydrogen rockets and a Van de Graaff generator all feature in a science show which will run for six weeks at the Science Museum.