Essential Information

Type Family fun
National Maritime Museum
Date and Times Term time Tuesdays | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.00pm
Prices £4 per child and accompanying adult | Under 6 months free

Bring your under-5s on a different adventure every week!

Explore the Museum and the collection with your family through facilitated play, songs and stories led by early years specialists. 


Please note: Tickets go on sale two weeks in advance of each date. 

About Play Tuesdays

A mother and her child play on the Great Map in the National Maritime Museum. The mother has a sailor hat on

Join Paul, Daisy, Abi and Rebecca for playful and engaging sessions for under-5s!

Each session will take your family on a different journey, encouraging you and your little one to learn and play together. During these sessions your facilitator will lead you in creative and playful activities that will support the development of your child, providing you with a toolkit of activities to use even outside of these sessions. 

Play Tuesdays is suitable for under-5s.


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.
  • Afternoon sessions tend to be quieter than mornings.
  • For more information see our Facilities and Access page.

Useful info

How to book and join our sessions

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