Families - National Waterfront Museum
The National Waterfront Museum offers stacks of fun and imaginative activities designed to appeal to and include all members of the family.
With interactive workshops, themed fun days, film screenings and arts and crafts, there is something for visitors of all ages and interests. All activities are free of charge unless otherwise stated.
Don't forget to sign up for the Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales monthly e-newsletter for your essential guide to keeping the kids entertained.
|26 Apr, 31 May & 28 Jun||Waterfront Nippers||Ages 18 months - 5 years / Free / Drop in|
|25–29 May||Sail Cars||Families / Free / Drop in|
|30 May–2 Jun||Scrappy Happy Robots||Families / Free / Drop in|
|8 Jun||Street Science - Buzz Wire Game||Age 7 - 12 / Free / Booking required: 02920 573600|
|6 & 7 Jul||Spinning Helicopters and Catapult Planes||Families / Free / Drop in|
|13 & 14 Jul||Dance Days||All / Free|
|19 Jul||Waterfront Nippers - Going On Holiday||0 - 5 yrs / Free|
|20 Jul||Street Science: Flight||Age 7 � 12 / Free / Booking required. Tel: local rate (0300) 111 2 333|
|25–28 Jul||Bridges, Locks and Aqueducts||All / Free / Drop in|
|17 & 18 Aug||Ripping Yarns and Daring Adventures||Families / Free|
|17 & 18 Aug||Street Science - Morse Code||Age 7-12 / Free / Booking required Tel: Local rate - (0300) 111 2 333|
|17–18 & 22–26 Aug||Spinning Tops, Parachutes and Planes||Families / Free / Drop in|
|17 & 18 Aug||Put yourself in the postcard||Families / Free / Drop in|
|18 Aug||Museum Monthly Movies: The Railway Children (U 1970)||Families / Free|
|26 Aug||Bank Holiday Movie: Swallows and Amazons (U, 1974)||Families / Free|
|30 Aug||Waterfront Nippers - On the Water||0 - 5 yrs / Free / Drop in|
|31 Aug & 1 Sep||Model Rail Weekend||Families / Free|
|7 & 8 Sep||Josef Herman - People in Pastels||Families / Free|
|14 & 15 Sep||Roald Dahl Weekend||Families / Free / Drop in|
|14 Sep||Museum Monthly Movies : Danny the Champion of the World (U 1989)||Families / Free|
|15 Sep||Monthly Movies : Matilda (PG 1996)||Families / Free|
|21 Sep||Street Science - Periscopes||Age 7 - 12 / Free / Booking required Tel: Local rate - (0300) 111 2 333|
|27 Sep||Waterfront Nippers - Roald Dahl||0 - 5 yrs / Free / Drop in|
|5 & 6 Oct||3 cool things to make with a Rubber Band||Families / Free / Drop in|
|12 Oct||Big Draw - Doodlemania!||Families / Free / Drop in|
|19 Oct||Black History Celebration||Families / Free|
|27 Oct||Half Term 3D Movie: Hugo (U, 2011)||Families / Free|
|28 Oct–3 Nov||Weird Science||Families / Free / Drop in|
Have a break from the hustle and bustle and indulge in the freshly made snacks, home-made soups and pastries at the café.
New for this year is the Waterfront Crêperie offering a mix of savoury galettes and sweet crêpes. Sweet options include cinnamon and currants, Nutella and banana, Grand Mariner and orange as well as the classic lemon and sugar.
For the savoury fans, there is black bomber cheese and ham, garlic mushrooms, spinach, tuna and sweet corn, plus the Waterfront Galette - a combination of smoked salmon, spring onions, rocket salad, crème fraîche with a freshly sliced wedge of lemon.
Using a selection of fair trade and locally sourced ingredients, the café is the perfect place to refuel after you explore the galleries. Children's lunch boxes are also readily available as well as a children's play area.
- Café and outdoor picnic area
- Disabled access and parking
- Wheelchairs available on request
- Accessible toilets and baby-changing facilities
- Buggy park and public lockers
- Access to WiFi
Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.