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National Maritime Museum
Date and Times Selected dates between 24 July and 31 August | 11-1pm and 2-4 pm
Prices Free | Drop in

At the National Maritime Museum, we take play seriously! This summer, come and enjoy lots of maritime-themed fun.

We will be running a host of outdoor and indoor activities for the whole family. Make sure to check this page closer to the holidays for a full list of events taking place.

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Play Outdoors Tuesdays

26 July | 2 August | 9 August | 16 August | 30 August 

Join with your under 5s and discover some fabulous and playful outdoors activities for the whole family.

Location: National Maritime Museum | Grounds by Romney Road Entrance 

Please note that Play Outdoors Tuesdays will not be running on 23 August.


The Collective Makers' Kit of Parts

10 and 11 August | 17 and 18 August | 24 and 25 August | 31 August

Across the summer, come and explore playful shapes and prompts created by The Collective Makers. Families of all ages and abilities are invited to use their imagination and create their own connections.

Location: National Maritime Museum


Summer Sundays

24 July | 31 July | 7 August | 14 August | 21 August | 28 August

On summer Sundays, join creative facilitators who are celebrating play at the museum. 

Location: National Maritime Museum | Learning Space



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