46 Of The U.K.’s Best Free Museums and Galleries
Sarah Connelly, Finance expert at Cashfloat has analysed 46 free U.K. museums and galleries across the U.K., having referred to multiple seed lists including The Guardian, National Geographic, and Visit London.
With over 2 million families struggling financially in the U.K. according to Unicef, it’s not surprising that a third of all parents are worried about the cost of activities to keep their children entertained.
To ease the burden for parents, Sarah Connelly, finance expert at Cashfloat has discovered 46 of the highest-rated free museums and galleries across the U.K., according to Tripadvisor data reviewed, officially ranking the top 10 perfect for kids of all ages.
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Big Pit National Coal Museum
Big Pit National Coal Museum in Torfaen, Wales is a great museum to visit with kids, offering an educational and interactive experience that can be both enjoyable and informative for children. With 2,829 total reviews on Tripadvisor, 2,538 are 5* reviews; a 90% difference making it the highest-rated free museum to visit.
The Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum
Although The Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum in Suffolk has some of the least reviews, Cashfloat’s data can reveal it’s the second highest-rated free museum, with 86% 5* Tripadvisor reviews out of 424. The Norfolk & Suffolk Aviation Museum is a fantastic museum for kids, especially those interested in aviation and military history.
The Wallace Collection in London
The third highest-rated free gallery is The Wallace Collection in London, with 77% of all reviews rated 5*. The gallery houses a remarkable collection of art and historical objects. While it may not have specific children-oriented exhibits or interactive activities, it can certainly appeal to older children who have a love for the arts.