What Can Your Kids Do In London?

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Crawling with entertainment, London is a city that appeals to children and adults alike. It can provide fun, fascination and education, all rolled into one.

Kids will love the wide selection of entertainment–and it’s not just little ones who will enjoy these things to do and places of interest: adults will be delighted, too!

Imax Cinema. Found at the Science Museum in South Kensington, the Imax offers both 2d and 3D movies. The pictures come to life in front of your kids’ eyes, making them feel as though they are actually part of the movie.

The London Zoo. With thirty six acres of conservation space, this zoo, based in Camden Town, houses an array of exotic animals and wildlife, including lions, tigers, fish, birds, reptiles, insects, gorillas and bears. There are many daily things to do designed for kids, such as tours of the zoo, games and playtimes. There is even a grade one listed penguin pool.

The Sherlock Holmes Museum. Dedicated to the characters written about by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, this museum is located at one of the most famous addresses in London: 221B Baker Street. Stepping into this museum is like stepping back into Victorian times. The kids will love to learn more about super-sleuth Holmes and his loyal assistant Watson.

The London Aquarium. Based on the South Bank, the London Aquarium will provide your children with a chance to learn about marine-life, and to see many intriguing species of ocean dwellers. Appealing and educational, it is the perfect place to help kids uncover more about nature and evolution.

Pollock’s Toy Museum. As soon as they hear the name of this museum, your kids may be screaming to visit it–and they won’t be disappointed, either! The museum has a large number of toys on display, including dolls and doll houses, optical and mechanical toys, and rocking horses. During school holidays, there are also live toy theater performances, making the experience even more enjoyable and unforgettable for your kids.

The Royal Air Force Museum. If your children want to know more about aircraft, they will love this place. The museum will teach your children about the history and current state of aviation, from wartime bombers and Spitfires to modern military aircraft.

Madame Tussaud’s. Children will be delighted to see life-size wax figures of their favorite stars, flawless in every detail: from singers like Kylie and Madonna, to actors like Schwarzenegger. There is also a darker side to this place, where horror stars like Freddy Krueger come to life… From dignitaries and royals to stars and murderers, Madame Tussaud’s holds a combination of the star-studded and the macabre.

With such a great selection of things to see and do, the children will not get bored when visiting London!

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