Topic: London

Sensational Butterflies sends hearts aflutter with excitement at the Natural History Museum...

Sensational Butterflies has returned for the spring and summer in its chrysalis-like white tent outside the Natural History Museum. Visitors walk through and see hundreds of butterflies, occasionally encountering them very near indeed. During the opening weekend of this popular exhibition Kids in Museums volunteer Emma Double took her boyfriend, … Read more

Added: April 14, 2014Comments: 0

Design of the Year Exhibition at the Design Museum...

Catherine Townsend is a Kids in Museums project officer but likes to get out and about sometimes to explore new exhibitions, and Design of the Year was one of those she jumped at the chance to visit.

The museum is located on the Thames in a peaceful spot along the river … Read more

Added: April 8, 2014Comments: 0

City welcomes families with fun walking routes and activities...

From modern skyscrapers to medieval fortresses and famous museums to historic bridges, the City is a fascinating part of London, and an exciting place for families to explore.

Next time you visit, make a pit-stop at the City Information Centre (located between St Paul’s Cathedral and Millennium Bridge) and pick up … Read more

Added: April 4, 2014Comments: 0

Tiny Explorers at Kensington Palace...

For Kids in Museums volunteer and mum of an 11 month-old Sarah Howell-Smith it’s usually quite hard to find events to welcome young babies in historical venues so she was really pleased to have heard about Tiny Explorers at Kensington Palace.  She went along to the event with high hopes, … Read more

Added: March 14, 2014Comments: 0

Vikings: Life and Legend at the British Museum...

The British Museum has just opened a new blockbuster exhibition that reveals the secrets of the infamous Vikings. Were they really that vicious? Kids in Museums volunteer Jack goes to investigate.

I’ve been looking forward to Vikings opening since the exhibition was announced. When I was little I used to devour … Read more

Added: March 10, 2014Comments: 0

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