The museum is Family Friendly throughout, and we welcome visitors of all ages.

Mr Ordinary's Prize Book Launch 08 07 12 (26)
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Kids in Museum Family Friendly award winner 2017

We Love Kids in Museums"The museum staff were amazing. They were friendly, welcoming and informative. They came and chatted to the girls (not just to me!) and asked if we needed any help, and gave great feedback to the art work they were creating."

Kids in Museums family judge

NGU Family Launch 12.03.17 @ People's History Museum (106)
NGU Family Launch @ People's History Museum

Things to do


Hands-on activities for all ages, in every gallery

Busy Bee explorer packs for 3-6 year olds

Family Friendly trails – see what you can find and win a prize!

Pocket-money friendly souvenirs in our shop



Picnic area

Baby-changing facilities and gender neutral restrooms – if you get caught short just ask for a free emergency nappy!

Breastfeeding welcome throughout the museum

Cafe – lunch options, activities, highchairs, bottle warmer