Drop-in workshop for all ages


There is loads for families to see and do at the National Maritime Museum. Pick up one of the family trails or backpacks from the 'Play and Explore' trolley and discover objects, stories and people in the Museum galleries. 

Family Trails
Take a look at the range of trails available and make sure to pick one up when you arrive!
* For Mini Mariners (under 5s) 
* For Ace Adventurers (Ages 5-8) 

* For Curious Captains (Ages 8+)

Sensory Explorers
Developed with the help of local families, this backpack is a kit of handy, sensory tools! 
Explore the Museum using tactile items to enhance your child's visit. From binoculars to talk tins, there is a tool for every child. This backpack also comes with a printed guide full of ideas oh how and where to use the tools. 
* FREE to pick up from the Romney Road Welcome Desk at the Museum | Available daily whilst stocks last

* Suitable for all ages

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  • Children welcome

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Family Trails at the National Maritime Museum

Type:Self Guided Trail

National Maritime Museum, Romney Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NF

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Tel+44 (0)20 8312 6608

Opening Times

Family Trails (1 Feb 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

* FREE Admission


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