Children and families

The Gallery makes a gallery trip fun for children and grown-ups alike, with a family trail to help you explore the galleries, a riverside play park and picnic area. There’s always something great to do at weekends and school holidays, with free and paid for activities.

Gallery Trails

Pick up one of our fun family trails from the Information Desk to complete with your family as you explore the galleries. Suitable for families with children aged 6-12.

Explorer backpacks

Available from the Information Desk. Limited availability.

Become an art detective and discover the galleries with one of our Explorer Backpacks, full of activities to help your family engage with the exhibitions. Suitable for ages 5-11.


The Gallery offers a range of holiday workshops for children aged 6-16+.