• Fun for all ages

    Fun for all ages

    Grown ups too!

Fun and learning for all ages

As the most original old ship in the world, HMS Unicorn makes for a truly memorable day out for the entire family.

With four atmospheric decks to explore, groups of all ages can step back in time some 200 years ago and experience life in the Royal Navy.

Our programme of exhibitions, interactive displays and family events means there is something for everyone to enjoy. Start planning your visit today and join in the fun at HMS Unicorn.

Unicorn’s ‘Top 10 for Kids’

Step back into the Golden Age of Sail with Unicorn’s ‘Top 10 for Kids’ trail.

Let your children lead the way and uncover historical treasures 200 years old. From the enormous guns to the ship’s stove, our ‘Top 10’ things to see on board will excite and fascinate children of all ages.

Unicorn’s ‘Top 10 for Kids’ is available to download or a printed version can be collected from the welcome desk on board.

Activity sheets

Whether it’s colouring in, crafting, or simply getting creative, our selection of activity sheets will entertain and inspire young learners.

Our activity sheets and resources are free to download here:

What’s on for families

The ship has a packed programme of exciting events for all to enjoy. From creative arts & crafts workshops and storytelling sessions to our big annual Family Fun Days, HMS Unicorn offers something for all ages.

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Support your visit

We are dedicated to making HMS Unicorn as accessible as possible for all our visitors. For details of our facilities, please see the ship’s Accessibility Guide

To support visits for families with additional sensory needs, we have sensory story bags available filled with resources and ideas for younger visitors. For more information about our sensory story bags, click here

If you or any members of your group have any specific visit requirements or questions about our facilities, please contact our team on 01382 200900 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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