Essential Information

Type Family fun
National Maritime Museum
Date and Times 12 - 18 April | 10am - 4pm
Prices Free | Drop in

Bring the family to Greenwich this Easter and enjoy outdoor maritime-themed fun as we celebrate re-opening the National Maritime Museum's outdoor spaces.

Enjoy a drink from our pop-up Benugo van and challenge yourself in the Sailor School family trail. For the more competitive budding explorer, play a number of fun active games inspired by the Museum’s collection.

Fun, games and outdoor activities for kids of all ages – come explore the Museum Inside Out!

Free | Drop in | Suitable for all ages and abilities

girls playing outside museum


A sailor sits on a log. Next to them them it says Think you've got what it takes to be a sailor?

Sailor School Family Trail

Have you got what it takes to be a fully qualified sailor? Pick up a trail sheet or download it below and search for eight challenges in the Museum grounds. Discover how to use morse code, what 'Port' and 'Starboard' mean and try out some maritime-inspired games!

Created by Collar & Cuffs, this trail is suitable for children with sensory processing difficulties.

Suitable for all ages and abilities.

A parent and child fly a homemade kite outside the Museum.

Islands of Games

Wander around the Museum's grounds and find fun games chalked onto the grass. Arranged as a giant map, kids can explore the map, play games on the island, jump over waves and more!

From running tracks to hop-scotch, there's something to keep every family busy.

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Important information

Please note that the galleries of the National Maritime Museum will be closed to the public in accordance with government guidelines. All of these activities will be happening on the grounds outside.

All the activities will be self-directed (no Museum facilitators). However, members of our Visitors Services team will be on hand to answer any questions.

The Parkside Cafe, shop and toilets will be open and accessible via the Sammy Ofer Wing entrance next to Greenwich Park.

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Plan your visit

Tickets and Opening

Free entry

12-18 April


  • Greenwich Station
  • Cutty Sark DLR
  • Maze Hill Station
  • Greenwich Pier

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