National Slate Museum (8 miles)
National Slate Museum
In the shadow of Elidir mountain and the vast Dinorwig quarry, step straight into the past in Victorian workshops that tell a very special story. Designed as though engineers have just downed tools and left the courtyard for home, enjoy slate-splitting demonstrations, tours, the stunning countryside and much more.
Moelfre Seawatch Centre (10 miles)
Moelfre Seawatch Centre
Children will marvel at the prospect of climbing aboard a real 20th century lifeboat. Discover the island's rich maritime history and learn about the wonderful array of maritime wildlife to be found in these coastal waters.
Port Sunlight Museum (48 miles)
Port Sunlight Museum
Lies at the heart of this garden village and is an ideal place to start your visit. Experience what it was like to live and work here during the Edwardian and Victorian periods and even encounter characters from the village's past!
Spaceport (48 miles)
Blast off on a virtual journey through space and time at Spaceport, the amazing space-themed attraction at Seacombe Ferry Terminal, Wirral. Become a virtual astronaut in our incredible 360 degree, fully immersive Space Dome show where our latest production, ASTRONAUT, will take you from Earth to space..... and beyond!
Tate Liverpool (48 miles)
Contemporary gallery with genuinely family friendly ethos: they encourage the kids to chat about what they're seeing, pull poses from the artwork and mill about freely.
Merseyside Maritime Museum (48 miles)
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Highlights of the collections include ship models, maritime paintings, colourful posters from the golden age of liners and even some full sized vessels. Plus a fun maritime-themed play area for early years visitors!
Underwater Street (48 miles)
A hands-on discovery centre offering imaginative play, science shows, art and craft workshops and themed activities to keep the whole family entertained for hours.
Museum of Liverpool (48 miles)
Museum of Liverpool
Little Liverpool is a fantastic high tech hands-on gallery specially for visitors under the age of six. Look out for Winnie the spider in the other galleries to find lots of things to do specially for the very young as the big ones enjoy the captivating displays.
Beatles Story (49 miles)
Located within Liverpool's historic Albert Dock, the Beatles Story is a unique visitor attraction that will transport you on an enlightening and atmospheric journey into the life, times, culture and music of the Beatles. See how four young lads from Liverpool were propelled into the dizzy heights of worldwide fame and fortune to become the greatest band of all time. Hear the story unfold through the "Living History" audio guide narrated by John Lennon's sister, Julia.
International Slavery Museum (49 miles)
International Slavery Museum
A serious educational visit the kids won't forget. It is the only museum of its kind to look at aspects of historical and contemporary slavery as well as being an international hub for resources on human rights issues.
Liverpool War Museum (49 miles)
Liverpool War Museum
Housed beneath the streets of Liverpool, this museum was the nerve centre in the battle of the atlantic during WWII. Fascinating stuff.
World Museum Liverpool (49 miles)
World Museum Liverpool
Combines historic treasures from across the globe with the latest interactive technology to make an unbeatable family day out. Our collections include archaeology, ethnology and physical sciences as well as Britainâs only free Planetarium. With everything from live bugs to Egyptian mummies, thereâs something for everyone inside.
Walker Art Gallery (49 miles)
Walker Art Gallery
Big Art for Little Artists was developed for local families and groups of young children to enjoy. It introduces children to the Walker Art Gallery. It is a very special place where children can learn and have lots of fun!
Victoria Gallery and Museum (50 miles)
Victoria Gallery and Museum
Opened to the public in 2008, the VG&M is housed in the University of LiverpoolâÂÂs famous âÂÂredbrickâÂÂ building. It contains a gallery, museum and cafe, all housed in stunning Victorian architecture.
Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour (50 miles)
Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour
Walk on, walk on, with hope in your heart!! Every football fan would love to walk out the tunnel, sit in the dugout, visit the changing rooms: and they can! With a fantastic museum going through this great clubs history this is a must for any sports fan.
Catalyst Science Discovery Centre (57 miles)
Catalyst Science Discovery Centre
Where science and technology come alive through a host of interactive exhibits and hands-on displays. Our award winning centre has three galleries to explore including the glass walled rooftop Observatory reached by the scenic glass lift. Science has never been so much fun!
Norton Priory Museum and Gardens (61 miles)
Norton Priory Museum and Gardens
A safe and friendly place to explore history and get close to nature! Explore and enjoy as a family - it's a museum, a garden, woodland, a nature haven, an art adventure and a peek into the past all rolled into one!
Nautical Museum Isle of Man (63 miles)
Nautical Museum Isle of Man
The Nautical Museum is a fascinating ‘tardis like’ building, originating from the discovery of the 18th century armed yacht, the ‘Peggy’, walled up in her boat cellar and now seen as being of 'extraordinary' maritime importance on the National Historic Ships Register.
Cregneash Village Folk Museum (64 miles)
Cregneash Village Folk Museum
A living museum of a Manx upland crofting community including thatched cottages and farm buildings illustrating a traditional way of life around the 19th and early 20th century.
The Manx Aviation and Military Museum (64 miles)
The Manx Aviation and Military Museum
Through the fascinating display of gathered artefacts and memorabilia etc., MAPS hopes to convey the rich heritage of this part of the Island’s history for all to appreciate.
Manx Museum (65 miles)
Bursting with fascinating artefacts and treasures. The Museum reveals the Story of Mann through film, exhibitions and interactive displays. It is the perfect place to discover Manx history and culture, with a fun series of discovery trails for kids aged 5 to 12.
Harris Museum & Art Gallery (69 miles)
Harris Museum & Art Gallery
We’re a family-friendly museum and art gallery in the heart of Preston city centre. Visit our museum because we know how to make history and art fun! We’ve got a programme of regular hands-on workshops for families as well as permanent activities whatever time of day you arrive.
The Dock Museum (71 miles)
The Dock Museum
explore the fascinating history of Barrow-in-Furness, and discover how it grew from a tiny 19th Century hamlet to the biggest iron and steel centre in the world, and a major ship-building force, in just 40 years + kids adventure playground.
The House of Manannan (73 miles)
The House of Manannan
The Island’s mythological sea god, Manannan, welcomes you to his fascinating Kingdom and guides you through the Island’s rich Celtic, Viking and Maritime past.
Bolton Steam Museum (73 miles)
Bolton Steam Museum
A magic place for all the family. 25 old stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored- some of the engines which once drove the cotton mills of Lancashire (the oldest is around 170 years old! Most will be running in steam and admission is free.
Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive (74 miles)
Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive
If you're looking for a free fun family outing, this is the place for you. There's a special children's activity corner, and an exciting programme of family friendly events all year round, as well as plenty of themed activities during the holidays.
GreenWood Forest Park (4 miles)
GreenWood Forest Park
Discover endless Family Adventure at GreenWood Forest Park, including the world's first people-powered rollercoaster and Wales's longest sledge run.
Pili Palas Nature World (2 miles)
Pili Palas Nature World
Enter a jungle of butterflies, exotic animals and amazing creatures including the new Meerkats. Indoor soft play area for young children, adventure play areas, giant bouncy castle, ride-on tractors, nature trail, picnic areas, café and much more, there’s something for everyone here!
Anglesey Sea Zoo (8 miles)
Anglesey Sea Zoo
Anglesey's Leading All Weather Family Attraction! There is amazing marine life to see at the biggest aquarium in Wales! Will you enter the Seven Sisters Shipwreck, or dare to walk the Shark Pool grids?Over 150 native species, from the familiar to the strange, there's something for everyone!
Henblass County Park (10 miles)
Henblass County Park
Lots for kids to do - indoor and outdoor play centres, sheep sheering shows - dragon train ride - falconry displays - bouncy castles - farm animals - pet corner - it goes on!!
Welsh Mountain Zoo (16 miles)
Welsh Mountain Zoo
Set in North Wales, high above Colwyn Bay with panoramic views and breathtaking scenery. Spend a perfect day at this family friendly Zoo, in the company of rare and endangered animals from Britain and around the World including red pandas, brown bears, monkeys and tigers!
Dwyfor Ranch Rabbit Farm (22 miles)
Dwyfor Ranch Rabbit Farm
Children are allowed to handle a selection of different types of animals including rabbits, guinea pigs and puppies, as well as hand-feeding many of the larger animals such as pigmy goats, alpacas, rhea, donkeys, ponies, pigs and lambs.
The Childrens Farm Park (27 miles)
The Childrens Farm Park
Found within the Llanfair Slate Caverns park (see separate listing). Visit Floss the donkey and her friends, various pigs, rabbits, calves, ducks, hens, small pigmy goats and many other birds and animals too - all indoors.
Rhyl SeaQuarium (27 miles)
Join us on a voyage of discovery as we travel beneath the waves, from tranquil fresh waters to the cold depths of the abyss.
Greenfield Valley Heritage Park (38 miles)
Greenfield Valley Heritage Park
An attractive collection of original and reconstructed local buildings, which provide a fascinating insight into times past. For younger children there are farm animals, an adventure playground and special children's activities.
Foel Farm Park (8 miles)
Isle of Anglesey
Foel Farm Park
- offers a great family visit to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a real working farm. We invite all visitors to meet, touch and feed the animals.
Bodafon Farm Park (15 miles)
Bodafon Farm Park
A fun filled family day out on the farm. Play on the ride on tractors and adventure playground and make friends with all the different animals. We also have a large collection of birds and owls to see. Or just relax and enjoy good food in our courtyard cafe.
Bangor Swimming Pool (< 1 mile)
Bangor Swimming Pool
Disability friendly water park with two water slides, three diving boards, football pitches and an outside paddling pool, as well as a good cafe.
Sun Centre (28 miles)
Ride the rapids on a tube and descend over 300 feet (THE BUZZ), dare to ride the 200 foot BLACK HOLE. Favourites include the LAGOON POOL with tropical storms, the MONORAIL, the DRAGON SLIDE, SURF POOL and much more - or just relax at our outside SUN DECK and enjoy views of the north wales coast.
Neptunes Pool (31 miles)
Enjoy the tropical environment of Neptunes Pool. This 25 metre pool caters for all types of swimmers - being shallow at both ends means you have twice the area to rest or practice with the children.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Museums and Galleries near Bangor with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in North Wales can enjoy the great day out as well.
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