The Museum of London Docklands is one of the top Canary Wharf family activities. The family-friendly museum located in one of the old dock warehouses offers fascinating interactive insights into the history of the West India Docks. Children under 8 will love Mudlarks, the interactive space that offers fun ways to engage with the stories told within the museum. Free entry. No 1, West India Quay, Hertsmere Rd, London E14 4AL.
4. See the Cutty Sark
A mere 12 minutes from Canary Wharf, the Cutty Sark was one of the last and fastest British tea clippers to be built. Now a museum ship located in a dry dock, the Cutty Sark is a wonderful attraction for families with little ones and teenagers. You’ll find various displays, games, and other family-friendly activities aboard the ship. Entrance tickets: Adults: £16, children: £8, under-25: £10. Book timed entry tickets online. Cutty Sark, King William Walk, London SE10 9HT.
5. Take a ride on the Docklands Light Railway
One activity that kids are sure to enjoy is exploring the Docklands Light Railway (DLR). This fun and unique mode of transportation offers a bird's eye view of Canary Wharf and the surrounding area, which is sure to delight children and adults alike.
Visiting Mudchute Park and Farm is one of the top things to do with kids in Canary Wharf. At 32 acres, Mudchute Farm is one of the largest inner-city farms in Europe. The farm is home to more than 100 animals, a working farm, stables, a working charity, and a variety of educational activities. You’ll need to pre-book tours of the farm and animals as well as animal encounter sessions. Free entry. Mudchute Park and Farm, Pier Street, Isle of Dogs, London E14 3HP.