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Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art

  • Middlesbrough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art offers a fascinating free day out for the family, with something for everyone.

mima has a family programme which includes a number of weekly activities, and regular school holiday programmes. Mini mima offers fun, interactive art activities for 0 to 4 year olds and their parents or carers, with refreshments provided. Mini mima runs every Thursday during term time, from 10am to 11.30am. £3.50 per child, accompanying adult free. Booking required.

The Saturday art trolley is there for families to get involved with creating and making with all sorts of material. Just drop in and join in! 1 to 4pm every week. Free!

mima daily family activities free, Interactive trail around mima with lots of fun adventures to do as a family, to help you get more out of your visit. There is also a free mima map will help you find your way around mima, and you can take it home and build your own mima as a memento of your visit.

Free doodle sheets are also available, so grab one and have a go at creating a wonderful artwork to take home too!

Regular school holiday programmes happen throughout the year, with information about upcoming events to be found on our website. For all events please go to reception when you arrive. To book, call mima reception or email.

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Opening hours

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 - 16:30, Thursday 10:00 - 19:00, Saturday 10:00 - 16:30, Sunday 12:00 - 16:00


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


Centre Square, Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, TS1 2AZ, England

Phone number

01642 931232



Click here to visit Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.

Toilets and changing facilities are available on the ground and second floors, and toddler toilets and sinks are available on the second floor.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Cafe mima welcomes families, and offers a wide range of food suitable for children, high chairs and bottle warming facilities.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

Cafe mima serves a wide selection of hot and cold beverages, cold sandwiches, paninis and cakes, including family friendly offers. Cafe opening times: Tuesday through Saturday, 9am to 4pm and Sunday 12pm to 2.30pm. The cafe will be open late until 7pm on the first Thursday of every month.

Yes, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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