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–  because being little is powerful


Kids in Museums is celebrating the publication of the Kids in Museums Mini Manifesto at the Kids in Museums Carnival at Tate Moderns’ new Switch House today (26 January). Arts Award will be supporting the event so come and say hello at our stand!

It contains thousands of children and families’ comments, boiled down to just eight points. It’s the most popular way for museums, heritage sites and visitor attractions to assess their family friendliness. It packs a huge punch in over 800 museums but is small enough to fit in your pocket. It’s the new Sir Quentin Blake illustrated KIDS IN MUSEUMS MINI MANIFESTO – eight easy steps to help a museum welcome children and families published today (26 Jan 2017)

From Say ‘Hello!’ to never say ‘No’, from child-height stair rails to Tell your story and include their stories too, the Kids in Museums Mini Manifesto is a simple, easy to understand guide to what families and children want and need on a visit.

Kids in Museums listened to families and museums, who said they wanted a Mini Manifesto to work with alongside the 20-point Kids in Museums Manifesto. Small changes can have big impact. The Mini Manifesto empowers museums to make them, so families and children may benefit.

Over 800 museums, heritage sites and visitor attractions are signed up in support of the Kids in Museums Manifesto. Find out who and join them at by clicking here.

Kids in Museums is dedicated to making museums accessible to all children and families, in particular those who haven’t visited before.

Find out more about how Kids in Museums Takover Day activites can be used for Arts Award here

Download a copy of the Kids in Museums Mini Manifesto here

Follow @kidsinmuseums #Minifesto

Order free copies of the Mini Manifesto by emailing getintouch@kidsinmuseums.zh71.cn

For images, comment and more information call Kids in Museums on 020 3096 7707 or email getintouch@kidsinmuseums.zh71.cn