Family Visits

Family Visits

The Wallace Collection welcomes families throughout the year!

Family Activities

The Museum runs a range of family activities for all ages throughout the year, with additional events during the school holidays. Details of upcoming workshops can be found here

Family Trails

A range of free activity trails can be picked up from Museum reception. From exploring portraits in the Collection to hunting down armour, there’s something for all ages and interests.

Audio Guide

A children’s audio guide can be purchased at reception desk for a small fee.

The Magic Horn at the Wallace Collection.

Has an artwork ever COME TO LIFE and spoken to you? Enter the Wallace Collection to solve the mystery of the missing Magic Horn! Join the secret Order of the Horn and come on a magical mission to meet The Laughing Cavalier, Madame de Pompadour and more in this new two-part interactive game. The Magic Horn at the Wallace Collection can be downloaded from the Google Play and App Stores and can be played at the Museum or at home.

Toilets and baby change facilities

Public toilets, including an accessible toilet with a baby changing station, are located on the lower ground floor of the Museum. Lift access is available to all floors.

Feeding and seating

Breast-feeding is allowed anywhere in the Museum. Folding portable stools are available, please ask a member of staff for assistance. There is also seating in most rooms, please ask a member of staff.

Eating and drinking

Families are welcome to bring packed lunches. During nice weather families can picnic on the lawn at the front of the Museum. We do not have a designated lunchroom.

The Wallace Restaurant

On Saturdays and Sundays in July and August, the Wallace Restaurant is offering free breakfasts for children. Grab yourself breakfast and your little one can eat for free. Kids can choose from their own menu whilst you enjoy a morning relaxing in the beautiful courtyard. High-chairs are available.


Most of our Collection is on open display. Please remind your group that touching the paintings, furniture and armour is not allowed.