Jewish Museum - London

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Welcome to our Family Programme

The museum is packed full of hands-on, interactive displays and fun activities; perfect for families to explore together.

We have high chairs, baby-changing spaces and lift access to all our galleries to make your visit comfortable and enjoyable.

Things to do during your visit

  • Explore our hands-on permanent galleries. Dress up in a wedding outfit, play our great migration board game and sing in our Yiddish Theatre karaoke booth.

  • Visit our family-friendly café and enjoy delicious bagels and other Jewish food. Take part in colouring and puzzle activities in our cafe's Activity Zone. 

  • Don't miss our family favourite objects and interactives

  • Look out for our family events and workshops.

  • Stop by our shop and buy a fun souvenir of your visit. 

  • Borrow one of our free family backpacks and explore the museum through creative, fun and engaging multi-sensory activities. Enjoy hunting for objects, learning a new language and taking part in a creative activity. 

Ideas and tips for under 5s

  • Check out our fun family workshops every second Sunday of each month.

  • Get crafty in the Activity Zone in our cafe

  • Use a magnifying glass to find the animals in our Judaism Gallery

  • Put the medieval jug back together and match up the items in the pedlar's basket in our History Gallery

Ideas and tips for 6+

  • Explore the museum with our 'Curious Crowns' (5-7 year olds) or 'Jewish Journeys' (7-11 year olds) family backpack. 

  • Try on Jewish items used in prayer, and play and learn with our synagogue model

  • Try our family military trail

Family activities every weekend

  • Object handling for all ages (11am and 2pm)
  • Drop-in arts and crafts (10am-4.30pm) 

Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times whilst visiting the Jewish Museum. The museum cannot take responsibility for unaccompanied minors.