While we are sure you’ve already got the usual(Tower of London, Buckingham Palace, London Zoo,and the rest) London ‘must-see’ on your list, we’re telling you places that you ‘must-see’ with the kids.
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Explore the V&A Museum of Childhood
This houses UK’s national collection of childhood objects. Wander through the museums’s collection of teddy bears and dolls houses, or take part in daily activities including storytelling, get muddy in the sandpits, and treasure hunts.In addition, the museum hosts plenty of kids events at weekends and during school holidays.
Go behind-the-scenes of the Harry Potter film series at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour
For all the mini Harry Potter fans ( and adults too!), visit the studios where all eight Harry Potter movies were made, walk down Diagon Alley, drink butterbeer and step into Hogwarts.It also reveals some closely guarded secrets, including facts about the special effects and animatronics that made these films so hugely popular all over the world.
Meet a robotic rhino at The Robot Zoo
For all things robotic – Enter the fascinating world of the Robot Zoo. Meet a robotic rhino, a squid with 18-foot tentacles and a huge house fly with a vacuum cleaner mouth at the Horniman Museum’s Zoo for larger-than-life robot animals made from familiar machines and gadgets. Through interactive games and challenges the robot creation will reveal how real animal anatomy works
Meet Peppa & George at Peppa Pig World
It’s Peppa Pig’s very own theme Park!
Do the ‘Death Drop’ ride at The London Dungeon
An interactive recreation of the gruesome parts of London’s 1000 year-old history. Costumed actors lead you through expertly created sets; you come face to face with King Henry VIII ordering the execution of his wife, Guy Fawkes of the Gunpowder Plot, a medieval plague doctor and the murderous barber of Fleet Street, and others. Creepy props, sound and light effects, plenty of audience participation, actors jumping out at you from dark corners and a ‘death drop’ ride make it suitable for older children only.
Introduce your child to astronomy at the Science Museum
A futuristic museum that is spread across seven floors of interactive and entertaining exhibits and explores everything from space travel to the Industrial Revolution. There’s something here for kids of all ages, including toddlers. Highlights include the giant telescope in the Exploring Space section, flying machines in the Flight Gallery – from hot air balloons to vintage planes, and the IMAX cinema shows on deep space and the underwater world.
Ride the bus at The London Transport Museum
This is one of the kids’ favorite attractions in London.Highlights include the iconic red London bus, the world’s first Underground steam train and the padded cell – a train carriage dating back to the 1890s. It’s a very hands-on and fun museum filled with video screens, posters, maps, illuminated boards, subway signs, and models.
Meet Doris at Shrek’s Adventure
Go in search of the big green ogre in a fast-paced, immersive adventure at Shrek’s Adventure!With excellent set design and something unexpected around every corner, it’s an engaging and amusing trip into a wonky fairytale world, where you solve clues, join in the occasional impromptu song and meet a few Shrek characters along the way – Doris the barmaid, Pinocchio, Puss in Boots and the Gingerbread Man.
Meet the world’s tallest man at Ripley’s Believe it or Not
With more than 700 amazing artefacts, the attraction celebrates the weird, wonderful and bizarre in all its forms. With everything you can imagine (and plenty more you can’t), Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London is a family day out that’s definitely out of the ordinary.
Discover and explore the fantastic world of LEGOLAND
With its exciting rides, shows, and LEGO building workshop, this is the perfect destination for kids.It’s divided into several different ‘worlds’, from the Kingdom of the Pharaohs and Land of the Vikings to Ninjago World and Miniland – where you get to see London’s famous buildings recreated in miniature using Lego bricks. There’s a good mixture of rides for toddlers, pre-schoolers and primary school kids, as well as fantastic Lego creations, 4D movies, live shows and adventure playgrounds.