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Families and young visitors

Things to see and do at Bletchley Park

Families visiting Bletchley Park can expect an exciting, fun-filled day, exploring the museum and discovering all about the secretive Codebreakers who worked here during World War Two.

Keep an eye on our what’s on page to find out about upcoming events for families including free workshops for children during the school holidays and larger special events throughout the year.

With so much to see and do, we think you’ll need more than just one day to visit us which is why your admission ticket offers unlimited free returns for a year. Under 12s go free (must be accompanied by an adult, pre-booking essential). We also offer two family ticket types. Find out more on our ‘Visit us‘ pages.

Family trails

Pick up a Top Secret Mission Pack at admissions for £1. Remember to stamp your identity card in the Mansion!

Children’s author Helen Dennis has written a series of books called ‘The Secret Breakers’, inspired by Bletchley Park. Using this treasure trail, you can find some of the real life locations around the site which are referred to in the stories. Can you follow the clues, break the code and prove yourself to be a worthy member of Team Veritas? Download the treasure trail here.

Children’s multimedia guide

Find out the history of Bletchley Park with our fun and interactive family tour. The multimedia guide is narrated through the character of a Wren and includes young Codebreaker challenges, puzzles and storytelling. Find out more on our Multimedia page.

Outdoor playground

Our outdoor playground is now open and can be found located behind Hut 4. Perfect for running off some steam during your visit.

Bletchley Park activities at home

Before or after your visit, take our quiz to find out which role you were most suited for at Bletchley Park. Then complete your training activity for your chosen role and learn more about the work you would have been doing!

Create your own paper model to represent many of the jobs that took place at Bletchley Park. Use these templates to ‘dress’ your codebreaker, dispatch rider or WAAF ready for their first day at Bletchley Park! What would your uniform have been for the role you were given in our quiz?

Bletchley Park activity - Occupations
Bletchley Park activity - Uniforms
Bletchley Park activity - Uniforms (colour in)
Paper models
Paper models (colour in)

Related Events


Never Alone

4 Jul 2020 — 30 Aug 2021
From 09:30 to 17:00

Child-friendly eating

Delicious food and drink is available to purchase on site.

Our Hut 4 café offers seasonal hot and cold food, including freshly made sandwiches, salads, cakes and other baked goodies. We also have a new pop-up takeaway café outside Block B. Our Block C coffee shop is currently closed.

Please note, payment for food and drink is by card-payment only. In line with government guidance, we ask that visitors wear a face covering when ordering food for takeaway in the Hut 4 Cafe.

You are also very welcome to bring a picnic and blanket to enjoy lunch outside. Deckchairs and picnic tables are spread out in our beautiful, spacious grounds.


Baby feeding

Breastfeeding and bottle feeding are welcomed anywhere on the site, but should parents require more privacy, there is a feeding room located in Block C.

Baby change facilities & Pushchair access

There are plenty of toilets around the park with baby changing facilities, and every building has easy access for buggies and pushchairs or space to park them if required

Family fun at Bletchley Park

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Bletchley Park welcomes all people with disabilities

Pre and Post Visit Resources

Learning resources and activities to support your teaching

Self guided resources

Downloadable resources to enhance your learning visit

Pre and Post Visit Resources

Learning resources and activities to support your teaching


Bletchley Park welcomes all people with disabilities

Self guided resources

Downloadable resources to enhance your learning visit
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