Best Indoor Attractions in London for Children

Best Indoor Attractions in London for Children

Let’s be realistic, the weather in England isn’t always nice and if live in London, or are currently planning a visit and you want a back up plan in case the heavens decide to open then we’ve put together a list of great indoor attractions in London which will keep the whole family occupied...

 

1. IMAX at The Science Museum

The Science Museum on its own is a real treat for children with plenty of interesting and interactive exhibits to hold their attention but it’s the IMAX here which is a definite must visit.  The screen is taller than four double-decker buses and is the world’s most immersive movie experience.  You could find yourself diving into the ocean, blasting out to space or getting up close with monkeys in the wild.  

 

2. Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio Tour

Set just an hour outside of London, the Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio Tour is an absolute winner with any young fans of the books and the movies.  Visitors can wander around real sets from the films, get up close with some of the props and costumes worn, enjoy some butterbeer and even board the Hogwarts Express.  A magical day out for children and adults alike.

 

3. Kidzania

If you need to let the little ones burn off energy but a park is just out of the question, located inside the Westfield Shopping Centre, Kidzania is ideal for children aged between 4-14. This is 75,0000sq ft of role play opportunities with more than 60 jobs represented.  Children can play at being pilots, surgeons, firemen, bankers, and plenty more.  Children are even paid in ‘kisZos’ for every 20-minute slot of work they do which can then be spent at the KidZania shop.

 

4. Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum is free and an amazing day out for families. There is so much to do here for all ages, children will love it. Don’t forget to visit the gift shop on your way out to take home your very own gift as a memento.

 

5. The West End

At theatres, all over the West End there are lots of kid friendly productions from musicals to puppet shows.  These shows have been designed with children in mind and are often vibrant and interactive and shorter than usual theatre shows as well.  There are also a number of theatres in the city which are solely for children including The Unicorn Theatre, Polka Theatre and Little Angel Theatre.  These theatres also regularly host workshops for anyone with an interest in the world of theatre and acting.

 

 

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