Family Friendly Weekend - October

Family friendly weekends at the History of Science Museum


Free entry   |   For families (7+): all welcome


Join our volunteers for a weekend of family fun exploring stories in the Museum — and see our amazing objects in action.


Young girl following Mission Morse Code trail
Great explorations

From Spot the Animal to Mission: Morse Code, discover a world of stories, puzzles and treasures with our Family Trails.


Hands holding compass for object handling
How does it work?

Get hands-on with our team to find out how some of these ingenious scientific devices worked in practice. 


Light and Space Back packs
Light and Space Backpacks

Grab a back pack at our welcome desk and discover amazing science stories in every gallery.


Just to let you know ...

As these weekends are led by our volunteers, we may sometimes have to postpone or cancel them if someone is poorly. Our apologies in advance if that does happen. We'll let you know on the website and on social media if we have to change dates and times.