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Children's Activity Event, Sat 1 Jun 2019


Ruskin Avenue,
Richmond, Surrey,


D Day is a significant event in the story of the Second World War . But what was it really like for those involved in the battle?

Using objects and original documents from The National Archives, Dr Mike Noble will take you on an exciting journey through the events of that day. Explore some of the stories of those involved, before creating your very own canvas collage inspired by the documments and the history of such an important event.

Designed for children aged 7 to 11yrs. - Younger siblings are welcome at this event, children under 7 go free.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPublic toilets

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 1 Jun 2019 10:30 to 12:00
Adults do not need to book for themselves. Younger siblings are welcome at this event, children under 7 go free. Please book a free ticket for younger children.


Children under 7yrs - Free



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Map reference: TQ 152728  Lat: 51.44326 Long: -0.34244

Car : The National Archives is half a mile south of Kew Bridge, on the South Circular Road, A 205. Junction 2 of the M4 motorway is about one and a half miles away. There are 116 spaces in our car park which are free (on a first-come, first-served basis) to researchers using The National Archives. The car park is open from 08:30 to 19:00.
Train : The nearest station to the Kew office is Kew Gardens (Underground - District line and Railway - Silverlink Metro / North London line). Kew Gardens is in both zone 3 and 4, and the journey from central London to Kew takes about 40 minutes. It is a short walk from the station via Ruskin Avenue to The National Archives.
Other convenient railway stations for The National Archives at Kew are Richmond (Travel one stop from there to Kew Gardens) and Kew Bridge (a 15-20 minute walk to us).
Bus: The R68 bus route ends by the entrance to The National Archives, and the 65 and 391 bus routes run along Kew Road.
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Parking: free


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome