Fun for families at the National Maritime Museum

Cutty Sark closure

Visitor notice: Cutty Sark will be closed on Sunday 1 March for the Vitality Big Half Marathon. The Park Row car park will also be closed to the public all weekend. On 29 February and 1 March access to the National Maritime Museum and Queen's House will be via the Romey Road or William Walk gates. Our other museum sites will be open as usual. Plan your visit

There are lots of things for children to see and do at the National Maritime Museum; aspiring young pirates and explorers can expect an action-packed, fun day out.

Top reasons to visit

Image of child in Ahoy

Fun in Ahoy! children's gallery

Little sailors can explore polar exploration, pirates and a host of other maritime themes brought to life in this playful and immersive gallery.

Explore Ahoy!




Navigate the Great Map

Explore the globe on this giant atlas. Play with giant ships or try some interactive games.

Find your place in the world


Pick up a trail

Navigate your way through the galleries with these family-friendly trails.

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Explore with kids

Discover even more things to do at the National Maritime Museum Greenwich with kids

Great gifts for aspiring young explorers and adventurous sailors

Find your way around

Discover exciting attractions across the site