Essential Information

Type Family fun
Date and Times Sundays during termtime | 10.30am, 12pm, 2pm and 3.30pm
Prices Free | £1 booking fee (non-refundable)
Location
National Maritime Museum → Ground floor → Learning space

About Discover Sundays

Each Sunday join in with family activities and explore the Museum's collection. Start a fantastic journey together led by an artist facilitator, who will introduce you to objects, people, histories and cultures represented within the National Maritime Museum's collection.

With a different creative activity each week, Discover Sundays will launch your family's exploration of the galleries!

Suitable for all ages and abilities

Please Note: Free tickets. £1 non-refundable booking fee is applicable to bookings online and over the phone. We have implemented a booking fee to ensure that people only book free tickets if they are able to attend sessions. This is will allow as many families as possible to enjoy our activities.

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On 20 May, Discover Sundays will be celebrating Refugee Week. During this session, we will celebrate and explore the importance of walking together side by side, to find out what we can learn from each other, and what we can build together.

Stay tuned for more updates on the coming sessions!

Access information

  • The Learning Space has level access and can be entered from two doorways. One set of doors are automatic and double-width.
  • Seating in the Learning Space are benches. Chairs with arms/backs can be provided upon request.
  • The Learning Space has three sinks, two at a lower height. A step is also provided to help access the sinks. 
  • Activities are hands-on and differentiated to provide access to all families.
  • Sessions are currently limited to 45 minutes to allow staff to clean between workshops. 
  • Afternoon sessions tend to be quieter than mornings.
  • For more information see our Facilities and Access page.

Useful info

Discover Sundays

Each Sunday join the family fun activities and explore the Museum's collection. Start a fantastic journey together with the freelancers, who will introduce you to objects that, in their turn, will tell you lots of facts about people, histories and cultures that are part of the National Maritime Museum. The creative activities are inspired by these objects, enjoy the sessions and then start your exploration through the galleries, and find out how much more you can discover!

All ages and abilities

Please Note: Free tickets. £1 non-refundable booking fee applicable to bookings online and over the phone. 

National Maritime Museum

  • Guaranteed entry time
  • More space to explore
  • Access to all free galleries
  • Paid exhibitions not included
Free entry
Advance booking essential
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