Families

“The Pilot School has been fantastic! My children have thoroughly enjoyed the activities.”
Family visit, August 2018

Upcoming Holiday Activities:

Summer Holidays: Aviation Creations. 11am – 3pm, Saturday 20th July – Saturday 31st August.
[Except Saturday 17th August when the Museum will only be open to ticket holders for the Bader’s Big Band Concert].

Explorer Kit Bags

The kit bags include activities to make and do whilst exploring the museum, and each tells a different story of a Battle of Britain pilot or World War II WAAF. Each kit bag is different so friends and siblings can explore more than one story.

Family Trails

We have free family friendly trails available to support your exploration of Bentley Priory Museum.

They are available all year round from Reception on your arrival, or alternatively you can download them before you visit:

History Trail | Indoor Animal Trail | Garden Animal Trail | Botanical Bentley Trail.

Interactive Exhibits

Bring Bentley Priory’s RAF History to life with our interactive exhibits – take a seat in a life-size, replica Spitfire cockpit and try your hand at aircraft recognition as a member of the Observer Corps.

Historical Costumes

Explore Bentley Priory’s history and residents over time by trying on some beautiful hand-made costumes.

Family Facilities

Baby change facilities are available in the ladies and the unisex accessible toilets situated near the café.

Our friendly café offers a selection of child-friendly food and staff are happy to warm bottles or baby food. Breastfeeding is welcome throughout the Museum. Highchairs are available.

The Museum is fully pushchair accessible.

Family Tickets

Admission for children aged 5 and under is free.

A combination of family tickets and annual memberships for families with 1 or 2 adults and up to 3 children are available. See Admission Charges for more information.