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Things to do with kids

Days out for families at the National Theatre

Things to do with kids

With large, family friendly foyers, on-site restaurants and activities for kids, the National Theatre has something for everyone. 

Our informal all-day café, Kitchen, offers hot drinks, sweet pastries and cakes, as well as a selection of savoury meals. 

National Theatre building opening times:

Monday to Saturday, 9.30am − 11pm

Plan your visit

The Winter's Tale

by William Shakespeare
in a new version for young audiences
Wednesday 6 - Thursday 21 February

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Backstage Tours

Take a guided journey through the backstage life of the National Theatre.

Book your tickets

Backstage Tours at the National Theatre

Bookshop – Kids Corner

Discover a collection of delightful children's books, toys and gifts in the Kids Corner of our NT Bookshop.

Visit the Bookshop

NT Bookshop Kids Corner

Sherling High Level Walkway

Free entry - Get a glimpse of the world backstage and see how our productions are made.

Check opening times

Backstage Tours