Museums to visit in London this Christmas

The jolly season is here! Looking for festive activities for your friends or family? Museums are great for festive fun, so we've put together our top museum picks where you can have fun while learning this Christmas.

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Natural History Museum Christmas Party

If you're looking for somewhere for the work Christmas party this year, there's no better destination than the Natural History Museum! Whether there are 80 or 1000 of you looking to get down this festive season, there's a venue just for you. After the museum has shut for the day, you'll have the place all to yourselves. With pre-dinner drinks receptions or a unique design just for your team, you're sure to have a magical night! Dance and dine with dinosaurs in a range of halls available at this iconic venue. The party includes an exceptional dinner, stunning themes and decorations and DJ and disco so you can really let your hair down! So, what are you waiting for? Get planning that Christmas party now!

London Transport Museum

Festive activities will be kicking off from early December at London Transport Museum! Your children will be able meet Santa as well as his Elf assistant. There will be photo opportunities as you look to track the pair down in the museum and you'll get to take home a Christmas badge for finding them! You will also be trusted to help out fixing Santa's sleigh, unfortunately it's broken down in the museum and they need your help to fix it. The new 3D interactive sleigh is a great opportunity for children to work together to solve the problem! There's also a trail around the museum where you'll need to keep your eyes peeled for silver Underground roundels and answer fun trivia questions, and you might just win a festive prize or two. Cosy up in Santa's hideaway with your loved ones and listen to some Christmas stories, and learn all about Santa's journey with the TF-Elves!

Museum Of London

Santa's Grotto is returning to the Museum of London once again! Snow is falling... or we at least hope it will be, the decorations are up, the tree is glowing and carols are being sung all over the city, now it's time to meet the man himself. In the Sailortown Gallery, you'll find yourself getting right into the Christmas spirit with lots of tinsel, baubles and hanging decorations and the sound of festive carols in the distance! Meet Santa in his grotto, tell him your wishes and what's on your Christmas list this year and you'll receive a very special gift. You can even grab a photo of the moment or a sneaky s-eflie if you like! Make sure to book advance to avoid disappointment on the day.

The Science Museum

Whether you're taking a trip to the Science Museum with friends or family, you're sure to be amazed this Christmas time by what you'll find! Attend the world of science fiction with the voyage to the edge of imagination exhibition. This once in a lifetime adventure will take you through and help you to explore visions of the future and science that we know today! Or head to the cancer revolution: science, innovation and hope exhibition. This is a once in a lifetime experience too, as it's a world first exhibition that shows and demonstrates the past, present and future of how cancer is detected, treated and prevented. It's an incredible project that shows you how far we've come and where we're going, featuring real life cases!