Top 6 Things to Do in London To Keep Children Entertained

Meet an official Household Guards trooper

Many visitors to London may be deterred from taking their children to this great, metropolitan city.  Visitors may feel that London has little to offer in the way of entertainment for children.  How wrong this perception is.  London holds a myriad of attractions that will enchant children and adults alike.  Following is a selection of the top six things to do in London with kids:

  • Science Museum

The Science Museum in London is sure to enthrall children, with its many interactive exhibitions making it a wonderful experience.  Perhaps see what is on at the revolutionary IMAX theatre.  As entry to the museum is free, you can afford to indulge in a breathtaking IMAX film, which will captivate you and your child in equal measure.

  • Natural History Museum

Which child has failed to be awed and astounded by dinosaurs? Only a brief distance from the Science Museum, take advantage of free entry to the Natural History Museum, which holds dinosaur skeletons that will simultaneously frighten and impress you.  Home to a range of different exhibitions, the Natural History Museum holds something for everyone.

Ta a ride on the London Eye, which has been drawing an immense number of visitors, children and adults alike, since it opened.  Marvel at the unique panoramic views it grants you over the landmarks of this majestic city.

  • Horniman Museum

Home to an Aquarium as well as some striking gardens, and holding a variety of diverse exhibitions, the Horniman Museum will excite children of all ages.  With a collection of 300,000 objects, it will astound and amaze.  The enormous stuffed walrus is an especial highlight.

Although it seems the obvious option, London Zoo is nonetheless sure to excite and amuse children and has a formidable reputation.  Founded over 180 years ago, it is the world’s oldest scientific zoo.  Home to 750 different species of animals, it will keep you and your children well entertained.

Children are sure to be entranced by the Changing of the Guard ceremony, which takes place every day at 11.30 AM, at none other than majestic Buckingham Palace.  The vibrant uniforms of the guards, combined with the excitement that the guards’ band will elicit, is sure to leave your child rapt.  Children can meet an official Household Guards trooper when they explore the Household Cavalry Museum, for an unforgettable experience.

Why wait? Experience the innumerable attractions that cater to children in London.  Find yourself enchanted by these top 6 attractions as you revisit your own childhood.