Best Museums and Art Galleries In Elstree, Hertfordshire

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Elstree in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 170 Elstree museums and art galleries to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Bentley Priory Museum

  • Stanmore
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bentley Priory Museum celebrates the men and women of WWII in a history lesson like no other. Bring the past to life through interactive exhibits, in...

Royal Air Force Museum London5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Colindale
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Come for a flying visit and stay the day. Why not fuel your imagination and get the entire family working together exploring the Royal Air Force Muse...

Headstone Manor and Museum

  • Harrow
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Headstone Manor and Museum there’s something for everyone, and the best thing is that it’s all free! With a selection of outdoor and indoor activi...

De Havilland Aircraft Museum

  • London Colney
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

De Havilland Aircraft Museum will surprise you with the number of things to see in quite a small space, with plenty of hands on stuff for the kids. T...

Heath Robinson Museum

  • Pinner
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Spend some quality time with the kids at Heath Robinson Museum. You’ll see all sorts of exhibits including art, illustration, junk-modelling, weird m...

The Postal Museum

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Please note the kids play area is currently closed, and there is newly adapted technology in place due to COVID-19. If you think The Postal Museum is...

Verulamium Museum

  • St Albans
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Verulamium Museum you can study some of the finest Roman mosaics and wall plasters outside the Mediterranean and explore recreated Roman rooms, wa...

Museum of Brands

  • London
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Museum of Brands is  a treasure trove of retro design and memories including Rimmel cosmetics from the 1890s, First World War Oxo Cubes, Mars Bar...

Mill Green Mill and Museum

  • Hatfield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Mill Green Mill and Museum is a fascinating place for children and adults. There has been a mill on our site for a thousand years, and we still work...

Chenies Manor

  • Chenies
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Chenies Manor is a very grand visit for small folk, so we're advocating it for less boisterous children! If the kids can keep their cool though they'...

Chiltern Open Air Museum

  • Chalfont St Giles
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The award winning Chiltern Open Air Museum is a great day out for families, with a 45 acre site to run around and explore. There are over 30 rescued...

Science Museum

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Get hands-on and get lost in this interactive scientific adventure at The Science Museum in London. Home to human ingenuity this is a mini scientists...

The Natural History Museum

  • Kensington
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Not only is the Natural History Museum an iconic landmark, but a passport to the wildest parts of the world and millions of years of history. Prepare...

London Museum of Water & Steam

  • Brentford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Come and discover the story of London's water supply, with an interactive waterworks gallery and working historic engines. London Museum of water and...

The Wallace Collection

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Love art? If you’re on a family trip to London, you should definitely make a stop at the Wallace Collection. This magnificent gallery is located on a...

The Musical Museum

  • Brentford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Musical Museum is a dreamlike assortment of automatic instruments, including reproducing pianos, orchestrions, orchestrelles, residence organs an...

London Canal Museum

  • Kings Cross
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The London Canal Museum is housed in the capital's only remaining Victorian ice warehouse just around the corner from King's cross. There is an old-f...

Wellcome Collection

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Wellcome Collection is somewhere different to take your teenagers to expand their minds. There are a number of different collections around education...

Design Museum

  • Kensington
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Design Museum is dedicated to contemporary design in all its forms, from industrial and product design to graphics, fashion and architecture. Familie...

Japan House London

  • London
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Interested in Japanese culture? You should definitely stop by Japan House - the cultural home of Japan in London. Located at the heart of the capital...

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