Cotswold Motoring Museum (8 miles)
Cotswold Motoring Museum
Fun packed indoor museum covering motoring right through the 20th Century. Brum lives here and this is where he was filmed. He loves having his photo taken so don't forget your camera! Throughout the museum there are quizzes, feely boxes, building games, brass rubbings, old fashioned toys and dressing-up boxes!
The MAD Museum (14 miles)
Stratford Upon Avon
The MAD Museum
THE newest, craziest attraction to come to Stratford upon Avon. It houses an eccentric assortment of weirdly wonderful Kinetic Art, Automata and Steampunk machines, gadgets and gismos. Perfect for the whole family, MAD offers lots of interactive fun for the little kids and the big kids!
Falstaff's Experience (14 miles)
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.
Heritage Motor Centre (17 miles)
Heritage Motor Centre
Home to the world's largest collection of historic British cars. Come and uncover the magical story of the British motor industry with new, exciting and interactive exhibitions and outdoor activities.
The Oxfordshire Museum (18 miles)
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.
Oxford Bus and Morris Motors Museums (18 miles)
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.
Warwickshire Museum (21 miles)
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.
St Johns House Museum (21 miles)
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.
Corinium Museum (22 miles)
Visitors can trace the story of the Cotswolds from Prehistory to the late 19th Century, with hands-on exhibits, interactive displays and a wealth of precious artefacts. There are animated and practical games, and audio-visual screens to bring the past to life for everyone from schoolchildren to grandparents.
George Marshall Medical Museum (25 miles)
George Marshall Medical Museum
is a free museum where the whole family can explore the history of medicine. Be terrified by our death masks and find out what an amputation looked like in the 19th century! Stop at the apothecary for a cholera remedy and have a go at our mystery object game.
The Pitt Rivers Museum (25 miles)
The Pitt Rivers Museum
is a great place for family days out. It is famous for it’s period atmosphere and outstanding collections from many world cultures, past and present. Due to building works only the ground floor is currently open.
Oxford Univ Museum of Natural History (25 miles)
The Ashmolean (25 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.
Gloucester Waterways Museum (25 miles)
Gloucester Waterways Museum
Delve into the fascinating world of Gloucester's Victorian docks at this museum and meet the people and wildlife of our wonderful waterways. Discover impressive facts about the ingenious engineering of the waterway system and explore home life aboard a narrow boat. Plenty of hands on fun and interactive displays.
Museum of the History of Science (25 miles)
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
Modern Art Oxford (25 miles)
Modern Art Oxford
Lots of family related things to do: The Modern Art Trolley introduces children of all ages to the Gallery through a range of fun and creative activities. Family Guides are available for most exhibitions and can be enjoyed by all family members. The guide encourages a creative pathway around the exhibition and suggests activities to try out at home plus loads more family days out activities.
Science Oxford Live (26 miles)
Science Oxford Live
Science Oxford Live is a great place for children to discover science by playing. All exhibits are interactive and families can go at their own pace, with the help of one of our friendly guides.
The Commandery (26 miles)
has exciting stories to tell you about power, greed, war, wealth, romance, death, society and industry. Step back in time to catch a glimpse of the lively characters that have inhabited this ancient building during the past seven centuries.
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings (27 miles)
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings
An outdoor museum of buildings in rural Worcestershire with a full and varied family events programme. Enjoy our natural setting and see some of our exciting buildings, including the Windmill, our interactive National Telephone Collection (including a TARDIS!) and the ever-popular outside toilet!
The Transport Museum Birmingham (28 miles)
The Transport Museum Birmingham
Extensive collections of buses, battery electric vehicles and a miniature steam railway which runs on special operating days.
STEAM - Museum of the GWR (30 miles)
STEAM - Museum of the GWR
Follow the incredible story of the GWR through lots of imaginative displays and plenty of hands-on exhibits. Build a bridge and shunt wagons. Have a go at putting a locomotive together. Take a ride on our train-driving simulator.
Herbert Art Gallery and Museum (30 miles)
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.
Buckingham Old Gaol Museum (30 miles)
Buckingham Old Gaol Museum
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.
National Motorcycle Museum (31 miles)
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.
Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways (32 miles)
Pendon Indoor Model Village and Railways
At Pendon we aim to recapture, in detailed and colourful miniature, scenes showing the beauty of the English countryside as it used to be in the years around 1930.
Selly Manor Museum (32 miles)
Selly Manor Museum
Today, Selly Manor is home to the fascinating LAURENCE CADBURY COLLECTION of furniture. Not for very young children, this is nonetheless a family friendly site which also hosts a variety of annual open days, workshops, exhibitions and popular educational tours.
Athelstan Museum (33 miles)
Hartlebury Castle and Museum (33 miles)
Hartlebury Castle and Museum
Whether you are looking for a trip down memory lane, a chance to learn something new, a peaceful stroll through nature or a nice cup of tea and a cake, Hartlebury Castle has it all. Hosting exciting events throughout the year a great day out for all the family.
Thinktank (35 miles)
- offers an extraordinary, fun-packed day out for all the family. From steam engines to intestines, this exciting museum has over 200 hands-on displays on science and technology from the past, present and future. This includes the state-of-the-art Planetarium, where you can tour the night sky and fly through the galaxy without stepping a foot outside!
Birmingham Museum and Gallery (35 miles)
Birmingham Museum and Gallery
They offer a series of family oriented galleries and displays, with additional family and kids' activities every weekend on a drop in basis.
Museum of Carpet (36 miles)
Museum of Carpet
focuses on Kidderminster's international carpet supplying history and includes a great many textile examples plus informative displays and exhibits.
Dean Heritage Centre (36 miles)
Dean Heritage Centre
The history of the Forest of Dean including the Gruffalo woodland trail; a reconstructed Victorian cottage, an adventure playground; a chainsaw carving demonstration pitch; animals and an onsite gift shop and cafe. With a full programme of special events, exhibitions, art shows and educational workshops across the year.
Bewdley Museum (38 miles)
a surprise around every corner! Situated in the heart of the picturesque Georgian town of Bewdley, the museum offers a friendly welcome and entertaining experience for the whole family. Great idea if you're looking for fun family days out in the Midlands.
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery (38 miles)
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.
Milton Keynes Museum (39 miles)
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 visitors to experience the area's domestic, industrial, agricultural and transport heritage.
Abington Museum (40 miles)
It is an excellent place to visit if you are out with your family or if you are interesting in exploring things like the domestic life in the town, our costume collection or our displays about the Northamptonshire Regiment.
Roald Dahl Children's Gallery (40 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!
Buckinghamshire County Museum (40 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 limited times).
Black Country Living Museum (40 miles)
Black Country Living Museum
26 acres of award winning open air museum comprising village, live period craft, underground mining experience and tram rides, plus plenty more.
Bletchley Park (41 miles)
Code breakers museum comprising mini cinema, exhibits and a tour around wartime intelligence HQ. Lake and parkland to explore plus large adventure playground.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Museums and Galleries near Moreton-in-Marsh 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 Gloucestershire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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