Museum Mum picks: November 2019

November feels like my perfect month – we have less pressing commitments and can enjoy the routine of everyday life. I’m excited about my first visit to World Travel Market and the seven museum trips currently in the diary and am  hoping to spend time outdoors enjoying autumn’s beautiful colours,. Here’s my pick of the most promising cultural things for…

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What’s on October half term in London: Museum Mum picks

Wondering what’s on this October half term in London? I’ve handpicked a list of the best half term offerings from London’s museums and cultural destinations this October. With London’s museums going the extra mile to entertain families this October half term, there is so much to choose from – new exhibitions, trails and events – from the subterranean to the…

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Review: Fire! Fire! at the Museum of London

Most blog posts end with disclaimers – this one will begin with a rather big one, slash news update. Disclaimer: I now work at the Museum of London! I’m completely delighted to have landed the job of my dreams in my favourite museum (shhhh! Don’t tell the others!) I’ve spent the last year trying to a) act like I know what…

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1,000 FREE activities for families – Museum Mum's August Holiday calendar

School’s out for summer! Although by now the novelty of no school runs has worn off, you might already be wondering WHAT ON EARTH you’re going to do with your little darlings for the rest of the holidays. Particularly if the weather continues to, erm, surprise us! Fear not, London dwellers. You probably live only a short walk, bus or…

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Museum Mum's FREE summer holiday museum activity calendar

Just last week, a plea went out over my local facebook parenting page ‘I have a dilemma.. 6 weeks hols with no cash for days out at all. Any free days out ideas?’ I’m sure this echoes with lots of parents – six weeks can seem like a VERY long time, especially when money is in short supply. Parks are great –…

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