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Top 10 Tips for Visiting Museums with Kids

Happy Museum Monday! Did you know that International Museum Day is coming up later this week on 18th May? As both a mother and as someone who has worked in museums for many years, I am a great believer in taking children to museums from an early age. Both my boys saw the inside of […] Read more…

Museum Explorers #4

Happy Museum Monday! We’re back with another interview, in my new series where families share their favourite museums with you! This month, we have Jo from A Rose Tinted World. 1. Why don’t you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your family? I’m Jo, a 47-year-old mum to a 3-year-old little girl, E. I live […] Read more…

Washington DC’s National Building Museum with Kids

Happy Museum Monday everyone! We’re back this week with another great kid-friendly museum to share with you. I have been lucky enough to spend a significant amount of time in Washington, D.C. (including two long summers as an intern at the Smithsonian Institution), and one museum there that I grew very fond of is the […] Read more…

The Cutting Edge of Museums. Literally.

Happy Museum Monday everyone! This week, I have another curiosity from our travels around the world’s museums to share with you – the <Deutsches Klingenmuseum> which literally translates as the German Blade Museum. The Blade Museum is located in Solingen, famous as the ‘town of blades’ for hundreds of years, with blades for swords and […] Read more…

Museum Explorers #3

Happy Museum Monday! We’re back with another interview, in my new series where families share their favourite museums with you! This month, we have Suzy from Our Bucket List Lives. 1. Why don’t you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your family? My name is Suzy McCullough and I write over at Our Bucket […] Read more…

Follow the Money at Museum on the Mound

Happy Museum Monday everyone! I’ve been getting quite a few questions about the Museum on the Mound in Edinburgh, after featuring it in my <24 Hours in Edinburgh> guide last week, so I thought I’d do another dedicated Museum Monday post about it with a more in-depth review. I have to start by saying, that […] Read more…

Travel with Kids: 24 Hours in Edinburgh

My heart belongs to Edinburgh. Everyone who knows me knows it. Three times I have left, and three times I have returned. So when I was invited to go spend a day exploring my beloved city with my kids, and share some of our favourite spots and hidden gems with you, I jumped at the […] Read more…

Discovering Robots at Miraikan Museum in Tokyo

Happy Museum Monday everyone! We’re back this week with another great museum from our trip to Japan to share with you. When asked what he would like to see or do on our trip, Oskar (my 8 year old) said that the one thing he most wanted to see was robots. Tokyo has many great […] Read more…

Museum Explorers #2

Happy Museum Monday everyone! We’re back with another interview, in my new series where families share their favourite museums with you! This month, we have Typical Mummy from Staffordshire. 1. Why don’t you start by telling us a bit about yourself and your family? I’m Typical Mummy, a family blogger from Staffordshire. My husband and […] Read more…

Yokohama Cupnoodles Museum with Kids

Happy Museum Monday! We have another great kid-friendly museum to share with you, and as we’re just back from an amazing three week trip to Japan, this week’s recommendation comes from Yokohama. We love seeking out quirky and unusual museums when we travel, so when we heard that Yokohama had a Cupnoodles Museum, we just […] Read more…

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