Top 10 family tours and attractions in London
London is without doubt one of the greatest world cities for history and culture, magnificent events and family attractions.
Ten of our top family tours and attractions in London include:
- Sea Life London Aquarium
Situated on the South bank, this aquarium is home to one of Europe´s largest collections of global marine life. This amazing aquarium is situated in the heart of London and takes visitors on an interactive journey along the Oceanic conveyor. Enjoy the latest attraction – The Shark Reef Encounter.
- London Zoo
There is no place on earth like London Zoo for a trip with the kids. With over 700 species of animals and interactive exhibits the whole family can explore Rainforest Life, Gorilla Kingdom and the Animal Adventure Children´s Zoo. Live animal shows every day.
- The Natural History Museum
The Natural History Museum promotes the responsible use of the natural world, and fantastic exhibitions make this a favourite for all the family. Situated in Kensington the Museum is easy to get to by tube.
- The Science Museum, London
The Science Museum includes exhibitions, events and 3-D films. Visitors can encounter past, present and the future of technology on seven packed floors of exhibits. Popular with all ages and plenty to see and do.
- The National Army Museum
This Museum in Chelsea shows how Britain´s past has helped shape the present, and tells the story of how the army has impacted the country today. Four gallery displays, a range of exhibitions and an interactive Kids Zone.
- Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
The new Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum opened its doors in 2006 and is a must for tennis fans of all ages. Highlights of the museum include Championship trophies and a walk-through of the men´s changing rooms as they were in the 1980´s.
- The National Gallery
There is always plenty to see and do at the National Gallery, including talks, workshops and many facilities and amenities for all ages, including the children.
- The Museum of London
This is one of the world´s largest city museums and children are very well catered for with under 5´s Explorer Bags, Family activity bags for the slightly older kids. The over 10´s can even borrow an I-pad to join an interactive gallery tour.
- The Museum of London Docklands
Situated in the West India Quay, the Museum of London Docklands explores London´s connections with the rest of the world and shows how the capital has changed over the past 2,000 years, exploring trade and immigration.
- The Victoria and Albert Museum
Located in Kensington, the Victoria and Albert Museum offers plenty of events and activities for families which are free and don´t need to be booked in advance. A great day out for all ages.
If you are planning a trip to London for a day or two, why not make the most of your stay and book a city tour, a cultural tour or a historic tour of one of the world’s greatest cities.
There is so much to see and do in London that a guided tour of the city is highly recommended. Find out more about what makes the city tick and how it came to be the metropolis it is today.