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Time Out rounds up great ideas for children's activities in London

London has tons to offer in terms of kids' entertainment when the weather dictates that families amuse themselves indoors. Discover great ideas with our guide, including impressive children's theatre, creative teen workshops and lively play centres.

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  • Children's theatre

    Whether you're looking for a musical, a comedy or an interactive show, London has plenty of children's theatre to offer. Our page brings together the best productions in town, from the West End to the Fringe, as well as answers to children's theatre FAQs. Read more

  • Indoor ice skating

    We round up the London ice rinks that are open all year round. Skating lessons and kids' parties are on offer at some venues, and all provide a fun family day out. Read more

  • Indoor play centres

    London is brimming with options when it comes to indoor play centres. Crammed with climbing frames, slides and bouncy castles, they offer an ideal environment for using up excess energy. Time Out's round-up has something for everyone, from babies and toddlers to older kids. Read more

  • Climbing walls

    We pick the best climbing venues in London, and all are suitable for kids. Climbing is a great way to make exercise fun, and can help with children's coordination, balance and even problem-solving through working out the best route to the top of the wall. Read more

  • Workshops and courses for teenagers

    Time Out's guide to workshops, courses and activities for teenagers in London, covering art, music, theatre, performance, digital media and more. Read more

  • Museum sleepovers

    Want to sleep with dinosaurs? Bed down under an Elizabethan cannon? Or wake up beside the mummies? Time Out rounds up the top attractions that will let your kids bed down for the night. Read more

  • Family-friendly museums

    Find out how family-friendly London's museums really are, as one family goes on a whirlwind tour and rates the things that matter, including the restaurant, the shop and the loos, to form a picture of the overall experience. Read more

  • Aquariums

    Spend a day discovering incredible sea creatures – from stingrays and sharks to seahorses and sea turtles – at the London Aquarium, London Zoo, Kew Gardens or the Horniman Museum Aquarium. Read more

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