Essential Information

Type Family fun
National Maritime Museum
Date and Times Tuesdays, 22 July - 3 September 2023, 11am-1pm | 2pm-4pm
Prices Free

Our popular Play Tuesdays events for under-5s are moving outdoors this summer!

Step into the grounds of the National Maritime Museum on Tuesdays across the summer holidays and take part in Play Outdoors Tuesdays for free.

The fantastic team of Early Years facilitators have created playful activities, perfect for under 5s and their adults. These activities will encourage your little one to play and explore the theme of water.

Find us outside the National Maritime Museum (or in the Learning Space if the weather is rainy). 

  • Drop in 
  • Free
  • Suitable for under 5s
  • Find us by the lawns in front of the National Maritime Museum (Romney Road entrance)

Check out the full summer timetable below.

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