Wycombe Museum (7 miles)
At Wycombe Museum 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...
The Look Out Discovery Centre (10 miles)
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...
Amersham Museum (11 miles)
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)
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)
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 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...
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre (12 miles)
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.
The Lightbox (16 miles)
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...
Brooklands Museum (16 miles)
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....
Kew Bridge Steam Museum (18 miles)
The Musical Museum (19 miles)
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)
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!
Buckinghamshire County Museum (21 miles)
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...
Roald Dahl Children's Gallery (21 miles)
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)
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...
Verulamium Museum (22 miles)
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)
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...
Museum of St Albans (23 miles)
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 FC Museum and Stadium Tour
Museum telling the story of Chelsea FC, ever since they were formed in 2003, through interactive exhibits, user-friendly touch screens and pioneering audio-visual shows and can be accessed independently or during a guided...
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum (23 miles)
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.
The Natural History Museum (23 miles)
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)
Where can you entertain adults and children alike with exhibitions, events and films, all under one roof? - you can do all this and more! Catch a 3D movie, jump on a simulator, visit an exhibition, and encounter the past,...
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)
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...
The National Army Museum (24 miles)
The National Army Museum
Discover how Britain's past has helped to shape our present and the impact our Army has had on the world. With 4 gallery displays, a changing range of exhibitions, events and activities, plus the interactive Kids'...
Saatchi Gallery (24 miles)
- 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)
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)
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 National Gallery (25 miles)
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)
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)
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)
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...
London Canal Museum (26 miles)
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...
Tate Britain (26 miles)
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...
Tate Modern (27 miles)
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...
Stockwood Discovery Centre (27 miles)
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...
Museum of London (27 miles)
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...
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...
Museum of Oxford (28 miles)
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.
Design Museum (28 miles)
All family visitors to the the Design Museum get an Explore Design Museum Family Trail featuring The Thinkerer. With the help of The Thinkerer kids, and adults, can get the most from their visit to the museum.
Mill Green Mill and Museum (28 miles)
Mill Green Mill and Museum
We’re a working watermill and a local museum with lots to see and do. See how bread starts! Watch the mill grind wheat into flour. Exhibition galleries offer children’s activities, plus indoor and outdoor...
Museum of the History of Science (28 miles)
Museum of the History of Science
A free to view unrivalled collection of early scientific instruments and exciting modern exhibitions in the worldâs oldest surviving purpose-built museum building. One of many fun family places to visit if...
Modern Art Oxford (28 miles)
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...
Oxford Univ Museum of Natural History (28 miles)
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 Ashmolean (28 miles)
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.
The Pitt Rivers Museum (28 miles)
The Pitt Rivers Museum
is famous for it's period atmosphere and outstanding collections from many world cultures, past and present.
Curtis Museum (28 miles)
One of the finest local history collections in Hampshire, exploring 100 million years of history Displays include prehistoric tools, Roman pottery reconstruction, Saxon burials, the Battle of Alton 1643, the notorious tale of...
Museum of Childhood (29 miles)
Museum of Childhood
Houses the national childhood collection which includes: dolls' houses, dolls, puppets, toys and games, children's clothes and furniture. The galleries are designed to be accessible to both adults and children of...
Horniman Museum and Gardens (29 miles)
Horniman Museum and Gardens
A free museum with extensive collections of anthropology, natural history and musical instruments? And an aquarium? You won't find such an unusual and eclectic collection elsewhere in London, a fascinating and fantastic...
Museum of London Docklands (30 miles)
West India Quay
Museum of London Docklands
Explore London's connections with the rest of the world through an epic 2000-year story of trade, expansion and immigration.
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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