Exhibition

Play Gallery

A new space for Under 5s

Toddler playing in the new Mini Mariners Play area

Our brand new interactive gallery and play space for kids under five.

  • About

    About

    Drop in and explore our interactive gallery and play space for kids under five. Take an imaginative journey beneath the waves with free-play games, activities and displays specially designed to stimulate your child’s growing mind and inspire their curiosity.

    Created to meet the needs of our youngest learners. Kids and carers alike will enjoy a mix of modern equipment and toys (as well as timeless favourites!) that help develop literacy, numeracy, spatial awareness, and movement skills.

    So bring your Mini Mariners into the museum for fun AND learning.

    Ticket Information

    Open daily, 9:30am to 5:00pm (extended to 6:00 pm in January). See our Plan Your Visit page for more info.

    FREE with museum entry. See our Admission page for prices.

    Become a Maritime Museum Member and receive FREE or discounted entry to all our events and exhibitions. 

    See our Plan Your Visit page for everything you need to know about a trip to the museum.


    Mini Mariners Events

    Check out our Mini Mariners events page for regular organised activities.


    News & Special offers

    Join our monthly e-newsletter for the latest news including special offers, advance bookings, sneak previews and more.

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  • Photo Gallery

    Photo Gallery

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