Children and their families can explore the Museum, or come along to one of our creative workshops.

The Museum is free for children and all visitors aged 21 and under. To find out more about our family offer please visit our Families page.

We regularly run artist-led creative workshops during the school holidays. Check our What’s On page to see what’s coming up.

Find frequently asked questions and useful information below to help plan your visit…

Yes. Pushchairs and prams can be taken through the galleries via the lift. Please note there is limited space to leave them at reception.

Baby changing facilities are available on the ground floor – just ask us if you need directions.

Both breastfeeding and bottle feeding is welcomed, there is seating available on all floors. If you would like some privacy, please speak to a member of staff to check whether a room is available.

The Foundling Museum does not have a café on the premises. However, we do have a deal with various local cafés and restaurants where a discount can be used on food and drink purchases – see the Local Area page for more information or speak to a member of staff.

During good weather picnics can be taken to Brunswick Square opposite the Museum. Families can also visit Coram’s Fields – a 5-minute walk away – where there is a café and space to have a picnic.

Unfortunately we don’t have a picnic space, and consuming food or drink in the museum is not permitted.

Just yourselves! Dress for a mess, but we provide aprons when they’re needed.

For safeguarding purposes, children must be accompanied by a parent of guardian in the Museum at all times.

Of course. If you’re attending with an older child, please feel free to bring your baby along, either held or in a pram.