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Are you looking to visit the best London museums with your family? Take an unforgettable family journey through the capital’s turbulent past. Venture back almost half a million years ago, marvel at Roman coins and see a mammoth jaw, which was found in the mid-19th century, and attempt to put out the Great Fire of London yourself! Discover what life was like in Medieval London, from the collapse of the Roman city to the succession of Queen Elizabeth I.
Wander around the recreated streets of Victorian London and marvel at the toy shop windows full of curiosities or see where a gentleman might have got a beard trim at a real Victorian barbershop! Are you brave enough to take a peek at the Wellclose Square debtors’ cell, where people who owed money were imprisoned until they could repay their debts? Examine the remarkable wooden walls of the cell, which still have the graffiti of prisoners who stayed here.
In the Playtime Gallery, younger children can experience and explore how little ones of bygone eras played, as well as watch 1950s kids’ TV shows in black and white.
Kids and adults alike will love exploring the recreated Saxon home. With glowing embers and sheepskin blankets, you will be able to experience and imagine what it would be like to live in medieval London. With so much history to enjoy and lots of interactive fun, your family will leave with a greater understanding of London’s unique past.
Kidadler Alison recommends a day out here: "There are quite a few interactive areas, definitely worth a visit if you're nearby. Went with a 3 and 5-year-old and they both enjoyed it." Museums in London don't get much better than this!
Whilst you are visiting London, make sure you check out these quirky facts about the capital that kids will love. Or if you've got older kids who are into history, why not head to the London Dungeon for a darker look at London's past.
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