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Museums and Galleries near to Maidenhead
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Maidenhead Heritage Centre (< 1 mile)
Maidenhead
Maidenhead Heritage Centre Explore the amazingly varied history of Maidenhead at this Heritage Centre with lots of hands-on activities for families.
Eton College Natural History Museum (5 miles)
Windsor
Eton College Natural History Museum Berkshire’s only museum dedicated to Natural History with over 70 interesting displays to enjoy. Free to visit.
Museums of Eton Life and Natural History (5 miles)
Windsor
Museums of Eton Life and Natural History Two museums within Eton College that bring the history of Eton College to life and give your eyes a feast of natural history collections as well.
Wycombe Museum (7 miles)
High Wycombe
Wycombe Museum Here you can enjoy hands-on activities, exhibitions and special events in a lively and friendly atmosphere. As members of the Thames Valley Museums Family Friendly campaign Wycombe Museum is committed to giving you a warm welcome whenever you visit. General entry to the Museum is FREE.
The Look Out Discovery Centre (10 miles)
Bracknell
The Look Out Discovery Centre Has over 90 hands-on science and nature activities, fun for everyone! Leave your shadow on the wall, make a mini animation, dam up "The Stream" and much more! Plus, a fantastic adventure play area, coffee and gift shops and 1000 hectares of Crown Estate woodland.
Amersham Museum (11 miles)
Old Amersham
Amersham Museum Come to our original Tudor building to find out about the history of Amersham through interactive displays, trails and special events. Enjoy our relaxing Herb Garden or join one of our Guided Walks around the town.
The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology (11 miles)
Reading
The Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology The museum's 2000 objects include an exciting collection of Egyptian antiquities, including a funeral boat and a mummified cat's head! They also have exciting family events running during school holidays.
Museum of English Rural Life (12 miles)
Reading
Museum of English Rural Life The Museum of English Rural Life houses the most comprehensive national collection of objects, books and archives relating to the history of food, farming and the countryside
Reading Museum (12 miles)
Reading
Reading Museum Reading Museum Service offers learning experiences that are fun and suitable for all the family. From the serious student to the youngest child, all levels are catered for. We offer opportunities for both formal and informal learning including the chance to handle real objects.
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre (12 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.
REME Museum of Technology (12 miles)
Wokingham
REME Museum of Technology Home of the Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers with lots of army related exhibitions and activities inside and out.
The Lightbox (16 miles)
Woking
The Lightbox Whether you're passionate about the arts and history, want activities and fun, or would just like somewhere quiet to relax and think, you'll find it all at The Lightbox, Woking's gallery and museum. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Surrey
Brooklands Museum (16 miles)
Weybridge
Brooklands Museum Motoring and aviation museum containing over 30 aircraft, restored motoring village, refurbished 1907 Club House, steepest section of the original banked racing circuit which has picnic areas and a regular calander of events. It also features the only Concorde in the South East.
London Bus Museum (16 miles)
Weybridge
London Bus Museum The largest collection of working and historic London buses in the world.
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust (17 miles)
Farnborough
Farnborough Air Sciences Trust Museum dedicated to aviation heritage and the areas significant contribution to air science and research with interactive exhibitions and a kids corner.
Racing and River Boat Museum (17 miles)
Lower Basildon
Racing and River Boat Museum A chance to see racing dinghies and rivercraft from around the world.
Kew Bridge Steam Museum (18 miles)
Brentford
Kew Bridge Steam Museum Temporarily closed until March 22th
The Musical Museum (19 miles)
Brentford
The Musical Museum From the tiny clockwork Musical Box to the self playing ‘Mighty Wurlitzer’, the collection embraces an impressive and fascinating array that will enchant most children.
Natural History Museum at Tring (19 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!
Tring Local History Museum (19 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.
Buckinghamshire County Museum (21 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).
Roald Dahl Children's Gallery (21 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!
Royal Air Force Museum London (21 miles)
Colindale
Royal Air Force Museum London This world-class collection of over 100 aircraft and aviation memorabilia offers a fun, educational day out for all the family. Why not make 2013, the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters campaign to visit the Museum? Fuel their imaginations and let them navigate their way through the history of aviation from...
Verulamium Museum (22 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
Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways (23 miles)
Abingdon
Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways Highly realistic models recall the landscape of the period and trains provide a fascinating record of the railways of the time and how they operated. Enjoy an informative and interactive 90 minute tour covering three indoor galleries.
Museum of St Albans (23 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.
Chelsea FC Museum and Stadium Tour (23 miles)
Chelsea
Chelsea FC Museum and Stadium Tour - tells the story of Chelsea FC, ever since they were formed in 2003, through interactive exhibits, user-friendly touch screens and audio-visual shows - can be accessed independently or during a guided tour of the stadium.
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum (23 miles)
Wimbledon
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum Highlights of the museum include the Championship Trophies, a 200 degree cinema screen and a 'walk-through' of the men's dressing room as it was in the 1980s, with John McEnroe.
De Havilland Aircraft Museum (23 miles)
London Colney
De Havilland Aircraft Museum A small but interesting museum dedicated the de Havilland Aircraft, with a good selection of planes to investigate.
The Natural History Museum (23 miles)
Kensington
The Natural History Museum Promotes the discovery, understanding, enjoyment and responsible use of the natural world. Explore our world-class collections, fantastic exhibitions and cutting-edge research online, or visit our landmark building.
Science Museum (23 miles)
London
Science Museum Catch a 3D movie, jump on a simulator, visit an exhibition, and encounter the past, present and future of technology in 7 floors of galleries! One of the Top 10 London Tourist Attractions.
Tour of Lords and MCC Museum (23 miles)
St Johns Wood
Tour of Lords and MCC Museum Visit one of the oldest sporting museums in the world or go behind the scenes on a tour of Lords Cricket Ground.
Victoria and Albert Museum (24 miles)
Kensington
Victoria and Albert Museum has lots of exciting events and activities for families every holiday and many weekends. Activities are free and most do not need to be booked, which means you can stay for as long or as short a time as you like. One of the Top 10 London Tourist Attractions
Saatchi Gallery (24 miles)
Chelsea
Saatchi Gallery - is geared towards introducing a younger audience of art students and enthusiasts to contemporary art. Come and discover the most innovative in contemporary art for free.
Milestones - Living History Museum (25 miles)
Basingstoke
Milestones - Living History Museum Imagine an open-air museum inside a massive modern building, a network of streets with shops, a village green and even a pub dating from Victorian times and the 1930s, it's fun: a surprise around every corner!
The Queens Gallery (25 miles)
Buckingham Palace
The Queens Gallery Dedicated to changing exhibitions of items from the Royal Collection, this gallery is iconic and features fairly accessible themes that will captivate young imaginations.
The Guards Museum (25 miles)
Mayfair
The Guards Museum Learn about the five regiments of Her Majesty’s Foot Guards in this great little museum.
Grant Museum of Zoology (25 miles)
London
Grant Museum of Zoology Visit the only remaining university zoological museum in London, with around 67000 samples covering the whole animal kingdom, including lots of skeletons.
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (25 miles)
London
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology Learn about the history of life in the Nile Valley from prehistory through to the Islamic period.
The National Gallery (25 miles)
Trafalgar Square
The National Gallery Plenty of talks, workshops, and holiday fun for all ages at this iconic British day trip location. children truly welcome and a great many facilities made for them.
British Museum (25 miles)
Russell Square
British Museum Explore the world under one roof: whether you come to the British Museum for the whole day or just a couple of hours, there is always something free for families to do together.
The Household Cavalry Museum (25 miles)
Whitehall
The Household Cavalry Museum A most unusual living museum, where amongst other things you can watch troopers working with horses in the original 18th century stables through a huge glass partition.
London Transport Museum (26 miles)
Covent Garden
London Transport Museum See a bus so old it was pulled along the street by horses. Get behind the driver's seat of our tube train simulator, experience journeys of a bygone era.. Your only problem will be trying to fit it all in! Great fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do in London with kids.
London Canal Museum (26 miles)
Kings Cross
London Canal Museum invites families to discover the fascinating facts and history of the city's hidden waterways. Take part in fun activity days, set sail on the Regent's canal and hear the stories of those who have lived and worked on the canals since the 1820s brought to life.
The Charles Dickens Museum (26 miles)
London
The Charles Dickens Museum Widely held to be the world’s most important Dickens collection, based in the author’s only surviving London house. For slightly older kids.
Tate Britain (26 miles)
Millbank
Tate Britain is the national gallery of British art, offering over 500 years of British art: all for free! Tate Britain has everything you need for a family day out: enjoy the galleries together, get exploring with free discovery trails and join in our special weekend and holiday events.
Tate Modern (27 miles)
Bankside
Tate Modern is the most popular gallery of modern art in the world. Located on the Thames, it is a landmark site for everyone visiting London. But did you know that it is not only child friendly but encourages families and children to visit with free activities and art trails? Plus interactive multimedia experiences and...
Stockwood Discovery Centre (27 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€"...
Museum of London (27 miles)
Barbican
Museum of London Explore one of the world'™s largest urban history museums knowing the kids are as interested as you are, thanks to the Under 5s' Explorer Bags, 4 to 11s' Family Activity Bags, and over 10s may borrow an ipad to join an interactive gallery adventure.
Bank of England Museum (27 miles)
City of London
Bank of England Museum This highly interactive Museum traces the history of the Bank of England since 1694 to the present day. There’s something for everyone, with attractions including activity sheets for children of all ages, banknote jigsaws, a roller ball game, touch screens and the opportunity for some safe cracking!

Thanks for all the great things to do and Museums and Galleries near Maidenhead 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 Berkshire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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