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Let your little ones take over our museum for a weekend full of exciting activities for under 5s.
Toddlers are taking over the museum!
Bring your little ones to our special toddler takeover weekend inspired by the vast array of goods that once arrived in East London's docks centuries ago. This free family festival is a celebration of children's contributions to museums and is part of the Takeover day project coordinated by the charity Kids in Museums.
CATS by Ruggieri Dance Academy
The ship's cat was often kept to catch mice and rats which could cause damage to the ship's ropes and wood. Meet some more cats in this dance performance by adults from local dance school Ruggieri Dance Academy.
Budding ballet dancers
A ballet taster class for ages 3-5.
Holding the Baby
10.30am – 4pm
Discover how bringing up children in East London has changed and share your own experiences. Tell us where you and your children roam, what you think of childcare and how you choose to bring up your children. Map and record your memories with Holding the Baby: an oral history project run by On the Record about parenting and childcare in east London.
Sunday 21 May
Access to the museum