These UK Family Museums And Attractions Reopen In September

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After five long months of closure, dozens of cultural venues are once again ready to open their doors. The following list includes museums, galleries and attractions across the UK with a known opening date in September.


We’ll update this list as we hear of new reopenings. Please contact matt@kidadl.com with any information.

1 September

Bailiffegate Museum and Gallery, Alnwick
BFI Southbank, London
Big Pit National Coal Museum, Gwent
Discovery Museum, Newcastle
Great North Museum Hancock, Newcastle
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
Verulamium Museum, St Albans

That's not Shrek's granddad, but a Roman deity at Verulamium Museum. Image by the author.

2 September

Kenwood House, Hampstead
The MAC, Belfast

4 September

Museum of Brands, Notting Hill

7 September

London Transport Museum, Covent Garden (annual pass holders will get a 5-month extension)
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

8 September

M-Shed, Bristol

9 September

National Emergency Services Museum, Sheffield

10 September

Pitzhanger Manor, Ealing, with new exhibition London Voices, London Lives

11 September

MK Gallery, Milton Keynes

15 September

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery

16 September

Royal Armouries, Leeds (prebooking from 1 September)

24 September

Camden Arts Centre, London

Late September

Grant Museum of Zoology, Bloomsbury
Petrie Museum of Egyptology, Bloomsbury

Coming in October…

Sir John Soane’s Museum, London
Wellcome Collection, London

See also our list of cultural centres that reopened in August


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