Family Fun Days

Themed activities for children and boat trips

What's On

What's included?

Boat trips will take approximately half an hour. Every passenger needs a ticket including babies. We cannot carry additional people without tickets. Please book your tickets on this page. The boat has a toilet but please use the facilities in the museum if possible.

Child stands in front of boat Long Tom

Themes to enjoy

Themes differ by date

May 29th. Collage and Create. Jump on board for a creative adventure! Join us to design your dream canal boat with collage magic. What fantastical features does your canal boat have inside and out? Perhaps your canal boat could be a home to some of the wildlife that lives on the canal. Soak up inspiration from the boat trip and come back to the museum ready to collage and create.
August 7th Fish craft activities Join us for a fantastic fishy adventure during our Summer holiday programme. Can you see any fish in the canal? Or are they hiding deep in the water? After your boat trip along The Regent's Canal, come and take part in fun craft activities all themed around fish!
August 14th As August 7th
August 21st As August 7th
October 30th Make nature Crowns. In this hands-on workshop, families will embark on a creative journey to craft their very own nature crowns inspired by canal wildlife to take home and wear. Look out for wildlife that could inspire your crowns on your boat trip along the canal - what colours, textures and creatures will you spot?

A colourful cardboard crown sits on the head of a child

Two boys seated on floor wearing green cardboard crowns

Key Facts


Wednesday 29th May 2024

Wednesday 7th August 2024

Wednesday 14th August 2024

Wednesday 21st August 2024

Wednesday 30th October 2024

Boat times

1015 1115 1215 1300* 1400* 1500*

* 15 minutes later on 14th August


Adults aged 15-115 9
Children aged 0-14 4

If you are not going on the boat, normal admission charges apply. There is no need to book in advance and the other activities will be available.

Museum Opening Times


Special activities in the museum are available from approximately 1030 and end at 1530 but exhibits are available until we close

Important Note

Children must be supervised by their accompanying adult at all times and cannot go on the boat alone.

Gift vouchers for this and other online bookings

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Book seats now for everyone who wants to go on the boat. Tickets for all 2024 dates are available.

A collage of a canal boat with side lifted to show interior