All Hands children's gallery

Ahoy closure

Bringing the kids? As we build our exciting new Exploration Wing, the Ahoy! children’s gallery may close at short notice daily, before shutting from 18 April to 27 June. Our popular kids' attraction the Great Map remains open throughout, and there's lots for kids to see and do at Cutty Sark

Essential information

Opening times: 
10.00-17.00 weekends, holidays & Tuesdays | 14.00-17.00 on other weekdays
Admission: 
Free
Location: 
National Maritime Museum, Second floor, Children's gallery

The All Hands children's gallery for 6-12s at National Maritime Museum is free and open daily.

Explore maritime skills and technologies past and present in our hands-on gallery for older children. Fire a cannon and shoot down a dastardly pirate ship in our brilliant interactive game. 
 
Load cargo in the port and explore our ship Seahorse. Help prepare food in the ship’s galley and find out about the strange meals sailors ate on board.