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Museums and Galleries near to Little Billing
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Abington Museum (2 miles)
Northampton
Abington Museum A free museum with an intriguing Victorian Cabinet of Curiosities, historic fashion gallery, displays on the Northamptonshire Regiment and huge collections of leather works including some really interesting costumes!
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery (4 miles)
Northampton
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery A visit to Northampton Museum and Art Gallery will give you the opportunity to explore the amazing shoe collection recognised as a collection of national importance. You can also find out about the history of Northampton and see our excellent art and ceramics collection.
Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum (7 miles)
Wellingborough
Irchester Narrow Gauge Railway Museum Home to a collection of exhibits and industrial artefacts, which include, steam and diesel locomotives, a life-size diorama of a quarry, along with many other interesting displays.
Harrington Aviation Museum (10 miles)
Harrington
Harrington Aviation Museum Comprises the Carpetbagger Aviation Museum and the Northamptonshire Aviation Society Museum. These museums offer a rare look at life on this Top Secret base from where aircraft flew Special Forces and Secret Agents into Occupied Europe during World War 2. There is a picnic area, canteen and woodland walks.
Milton Keynes Museum (14 miles)
Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes Museum Try the working period telephones and switchboards. Visit the Victorian Parlour and Schoolroom. Listen to an air raid in the Museum's Anderson Shelter. Make toast in the period kitchen. Visit the street of period shops. Visit the Hall of Transport. The Museum's local social history collections allow...
Harborough Museum (16 miles)
Market Harborough
Harborough Museum The newly refurbished Harborough Museum is home to the Hallaton Treasure, discovered in 2000 and one of the most important Iron Age finds in Britain.
John Bunyan Museum (17 miles)
Bedford
John Bunyan Museum A must for kids studying local history, a visit will let you help out with their schoolwork and spend some quality time together. Special quizzes and hands-on trails take them through Bunyan’s amazing life at their own pace
The National Museum of Computing (18 miles)
Milton Keynes
The National Museum of Computing - is a museum housing the world's largest selection of working vintage computers. It tells the story of computing from the 1940s Colossus computer through the monster mainframes of the 1970s, home computers of the 1980s to the Touchtable of the present. Most machines are working and many are hands-on.
Buckingham Old Gaol Museum (19 miles)
Buckingham
Buckingham Old Gaol Museum Tells the story of Buckingham and north Bucks rural life, including the Flora Thompson Collection (Lark Rise to Candleford author) and Buckinghamshire Military Trust exhibits. A number of the original cells form part of the museum visitor's experience.
St Neots Museum (23 miles)
St Neots
St Neots Museum Find out all about St Neots in this small but fascinating museum. A number of hands on activities for kids plus police cells to visit! Free entry for local residents.
Banbury Museum (26 miles)
Banbury
Banbury Museum A family friendly museum with a busy programme of events and activities for all ages. A number of Prize trails to follow, an ArtCart to use plus activity backpacks for the little ones. Free to visit.
Cromwell Museum (27 miles)
Huntingdon
Cromwell Museum The purpose of the Cromwell Museum is to interpret his life and legacy through portraits, documents and objects associated with Cromwell. Impressively impartial!
National Space Centre (30 miles)
Leicester
National Space Centre The award winning National Space Centre is the UK's largest attraction dedicated to space. Home to the UK's largest 360 degree planetarium, the National Space Centre is a hands-on, interactive journey through six stunning galleries, Rocket Tower, and S.I.M ride that offers an experience that is out...
Roald Dahl Children's Gallery (31 miles)
Aylesbury
Roald Dahl Children's Gallery In the Roald Dahl children's gallery you can boggle your eyes and baffle your brain and let your imagination run wild!
Buckinghamshire County Museum (31 miles)
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire County Museum The museum showcases the County's rich heritage alongside a changing programme of exhibitions in the Buckinghamshire Art Gallery and they also have the Roald Dahl Children's Gallery (please note this operates on limited times).
Herbert Art Gallery and Museum (31 miles)
Coventry
Herbert Art Gallery and Museum Visit us and immerse yourself in arts, history and culture. Winner of the Guardian Family Friendly Museum Award 2010 we have a selection of free galleries and exhibitions, which, with the array of ongoing workshops and events, makes for a great day out for the whole family to enjoy.
Compton Verney (31 miles)
Warwick
Compton Verney is an art gallery and park which love to welcome families. With an adventure playground, willow tunnels, nature trails, explorer backpacks and arty activities every school holiday there's plenty to capture the imagination and keep your children happy and interested.
British Schools Museum (32 miles)
Hitchin
British Schools Museum A museum of education in a unique complex of historic classrooms. Children of all ages can dress up in period costume to explore the classrooms, practice their writing in sand trays and on slates, play with Victorian toys and visit the Headmaster’s House to experience Victorian domestic life. Limited...
Railworld (32 miles)
Peterborough
Railworld A large Wildlife Haven and habitat creation project, steam engines in the process of restoration, the worlds first 100MPH hover train, a large garden railway, and an amazing 7 track OO gauge model railway.
St Johns House Museum (32 miles)
St Johns
St Johns House Museum For the curious but less boisterous child you can't beat a kitchen full of drawers to open and cupboards to explore, a Discovery Room for the under 5's and a Victorian school room. Really experience how people lived in the past.
Stockwood Discovery Centre (32 miles)
Luton
Stockwood Discovery Centre With interactive display, variety of gardens, children play area, special events and activities, bee gallery and much more, it is a wonderful visitor attraction and museum. Collection highlights include the Wenlok Jug, the Shillington gold coin hoard and the Mossman collection Ãâ€"...
Warwickshire Museum (33 miles)
Warwick
Warwickshire Museum Archeology, geology, natural and social history: this museum is a great all rounder and kid friendly too. If they haven't had enough there's a sister museum close by.
Tring Local History Museum (33 miles)
Tring
Tring Local History Museum A lovely little museum that covers the local history of the small market town of Tring from its earliest days to the recent past. Dress up in Victorian costume and learn how to plait straw.
Natural History Museum at Tring (33 miles)
Tring
Natural History Museum at Tring Visit the galleries and come face to face with a full-sized gorilla, a huge anaconda or an extinct giant moa, just a few of the 4,000 animals on display!
Melton Carnegie Museum (35 miles)
Melton Mowbray
Melton Carnegie Museum Stilton Cheese and Pork Pies from Melton Mowbray are famous all around the world. Explore the history of these trades and others including saddlery, shoemaking and tinsmithing and the impact they had on the town. Go back even further in time to see how the Romans, Anglo Saxons, Normans, Tudors, Georgians and...
The Oxfordshire Museum (37 miles)
Woodstock
The Oxfordshire Museum A wide range of natural and social history exhibits, the more exciting of which include the interactive dinosaur gallery and gardens, and the special family drop in sessions.
Royston Museum (37 miles)
Royston
Royston Museum is a museum that celebrates local history and local people.
Falstaff's Experience (38 miles)
Stratford Upon Avon
Falstaff's Experience Set within one of the most historic buildings in Stratford upon Avon, Tudor World bring the 16th century to life. Terry Deary of Horrible Histories devoted his latest book on Stratford to the attraction and described it as one of his books come to life. Fun for all ages.
The MAD Museum (38 miles)
Stratford Upon Avon
The MAD Museum The MAD (Mechanical Art and Design) Museum showcases Kinetic Art and Automata. It is the only one of its kind in the UK and appeals to the whole family: big and little kids alike!
Oxford Bus and Morris Motors Museums (38 miles)
Witney
Oxford Bus and Morris Motors Museums All aboard! See how engines work; what buses are made of; go aboard some; see old tickets and uniforms once used. View the workshop and on special days ride on a vintage bus. Morris Museum: see a 1970s police car; 1920s Bullnose Morris and a Mini in the original style.
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre (39 miles)
Great Missenden
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre - Intrepid story-makers enter through the chocolate doors into this great little award-winning and family-friendly Museum. We have two fun and fact-packed biographical galleries and a fantabulous interactive Story Centre.
Charnwood Museum (39 miles)
Loughborough
Charnwood Museum There are lots of interactive exhibits: you can dig through the layers of history and find out why archaeologists like old rubbish, peep under rocks, in cracks and crevices to find the hidden creatures or zoom-in on a centipede's head with the video microscope.
Thorney Heritage Museum (39 miles)
Thorney
Thorney Heritage Museum Concentrates on the time from the first settlement by these monks, but relates human life to the geology and water courses of the natural world.
Oxford Univ Museum of Natural History (39 miles)
Oxford
Oxford Univ Museum of Natural History A classic series of collections housed in stunning architecture. Among its most famous features are the Oxfordshire dinosaurs, the dodo, and the swifts in the tower.
The Pitt Rivers Museum (39 miles)
Oxford
The Pitt Rivers Museum is famous for it's period atmosphere and outstanding collections from many world cultures, past and present.
National Motorcycle Museum (40 miles)
Solihull
National Motorcycle Museum Recognised as the finest and largest motorcycle museum in the world, it is a place where "Legends Live On" and it is a tribute to and a living record of this once great British industry that dominated world markets for some sixty years.
Museum of the History of Science (40 miles)
Oxford
Museum of the History of Science A free to view unrivalled collection of early scientific instruments and exciting modern exhibitions in the world’s oldest surviving purpose-built museum building. One of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Oxford with kids.
The Ashmolean (40 miles)
Oxford
The Ashmolean is packed full of archaeology and art works from all over the world. Families can discover mummies in ancient Egypt, find coins from ancient Greece, and travel through time to find modern paintings, statues and more.
Kettles Yard (40 miles)
Cambridge
Kettles Yard Family friendly, on top of the fantastic exhibitions they also offer an Education Room where the kids (4+) can make their own artwork from a selection of free materials.
Museum of Cambridge (40 miles)
Cambridge
Museum of Cambridge is a local social history museum housed in a 17th-century timber-framed building, which operated as the White Horse Inn for 300 years. The wonderful and varied collections are displayed in nine room settings, including a children’s attic playroom, each filled with intriguing objects, some dating back to...
The Story Museum (40 miles)
Oxford
The Story Museum A gallery of rogues and rascals, wizards, witches and wild things unfolds throughout the atmospheric spaces of The Story Museum in our immersive exhibition '26 Characters'.
Modern Art Oxford (40 miles)
Oxford
Modern Art Oxford Introduces children of all ages to the Gallery for free through a range of fun and creative activities. Dedicated Family Guides encourages a creative pathway around the exhibition and suggests activities to try out at home plus loads more family days out activities.
Whipple Museum of the History of Science (40 miles)
Cambridge
Whipple Museum of the History of Science - holds a pre-eminent collection of scientific instruments and models, dating from the Middle Ages to the present. The Museum's collection includes microscopes and telescopes, sundials, early slide rules, teaching and demonstration equipment, pocket electronic calculators and laboratory apparatus.
Snibston (40 miles)
Coalville
Snibston The award winning attraction explores the impact of technology on our every day lives with over 90 indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits.
The Fitzwilliam Museum (40 miles)
Cambridge
The Fitzwilliam Museum Houses world class collections of works of art and antiquities spanning centuries and civilisations. Enjoy tales of mighty rulers, warrior kings and powerful armies from Ancient Egypt and closer to home.
Museum of Oxford (40 miles)
Oxford
Museum of Oxford is a free museum about the history of Oxford and its people. Families can explore the interactive galleries and come along to monthly family craft workshops in the learning centre to handle real objects.
Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences (40 miles)
Cambridge
Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Varying range of exhibitions, encompassing more than 500 million years of Earth's history, plenty of it dinosaur related. Try the Trail after!
Verulamium Museum (40 miles)
St Albans
Verulamium Museum recreated Roman rooms - hands-on Discovery Areas - video presentations - touch screen databases - some of the finest Roman mosaics and wall plasters outside the Mediterranean
Museum of St Albans (41 miles)
St Albans
Museum of St Albans Tells the story of St Albans from the departure of the Romans to the present day, with many fun special exhibits and a wildlife garden with children's trail.
Cambridge Museum of Technology (41 miles)
Cambridge
Cambridge Museum of Technology The museum shows the history of power through the ages, collections include letterpress-printing and pump station equipment, information and artefacts from local industries.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Museums and Galleries near Little Billing with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Northamptonshire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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