Exhibitions to See this Summer

Get out and about this summer! There are so many brilliant shows on in London - these are all family-friendly and recommended by a&u:

Sensational Butterflies

Spring is here and the butterflies have arrived at the Natural History Museum!

The Art of the Brick: DC Super Heroes

Nathan Sawaya is BRILLIANT once again. Book now for DC Super Heroes.

Stories from the City: The Bank of England in literature

Explore the bank’s literary connections over the last three centuries. Opens 19 July.

California Designing Freedom

Cutting edge Californian design at it's very best! Kids will love the dinky Waymo self-drive car and cool Snapchat sunglasses

Picturing Hetty Feather

Discover the world of Hetty Feather at the Foundling Museum.

The Robot Zoo

Discover the mechanisms that give animals their amazing abilities at the Horniman.

The City is Ours

Find out how you can improve city life in this interactive exhibitions. Opens 14 July, Museum of London.

BP Portrait Award 2017

The increasingly popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 38th year at the National Portrait Gallery.

Franklin: Death in the ice

Uncover the mystery of Franklin's lost crew. Opens 14 July, National Maritime Museum.

Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories

Celebrate the life and writing of this adored storyteller. Opens 22 July, National Museum of Childhood.

Take One Picture

Children's works are showcased this summer at The National Gallery.

The Summer Exhibition 2017

This year's Summer Exhibition packs a punch.

Matisse in the Studio

Peer into Matisse's personal collection. Opens 5 Aug, The Royal Academy of Arts.

Robots: The 500 year quest to make machines human

Fantastic Robots opens at the science museum. Humanoid and animatronic robots like you have never seen before. GO!


A multi-sensory show with a fully functioning perfume laboratory. Opens 21 June, Somerset House.

Fahrelnissa Zeid

Kids will love her dazzling kaleisdoscopic colourful paintings. Opens 13 June, Tate Modern.

Giacometti Tate Modern Review

Children will love the distinctive elongated figures in this major Giacometti show

The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains Review

Flying pigs, psychedelic lights and experimental sounds: why Pink Floyd at the V&A will wow your kids

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

Mini fashionistas head to the V&A to marvel at Balenciaga, and try a spot of dressing up!