Family visits

family at a craft session in the museum

© Pete Carr

Baby changing

There are baby changing facilities on several floors.

Maritime Dining Rooms

Children can choose two courses for £5.75 from the children's menu (pdf) at the Maritime Dining Room.

Things to see and do

  • In the Seized! gallery in the basement you can follow Matt the customs officer's trail.
  • The Sea Urchins play area on the first floor is aimed at 8-years and under. There are free maritime-themed activities on offer include costumes, activity sheets and story books. Download the Sea Urchins trail (pdf).
  • Check the 'What's on' listings for family-friendly activities to do at the museum 
  • Our e-newsletter has details of our free family exhibitions, events and activities. Sign up on our register with us page. A Family Guide leaflet is also available from our venues and tourist information centres.

Please note: We ask that visitors supervise their children at all times.

family group watching singers in the museum

© Pete Carr