Things to do in Brighton for Families

Published On June 12, 2013 | By We Love Brighton | Archive

LaserZone

Beyond the Airlock lies a forgotten land filled with swirling smoke, strange sounds, flashing lights… and ENEMIES! Stalk your opponents with state-of-the-art laser packs and phasors. Use stealth, cunning, strategy and skill to score points and destroy the bases in our multi-level arena. Ideal for players of all ages; birthday parties, family fun, corporate entertainment, youth groups and much more. On your own or with friends, you’ll have a blast! Fri-Sun: 1 Game – per person £5.99 per ticket. Website

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North Laine Guided Walks

Take a guided tour of historic North Laine-Brighton’s industrial suburb for over 100 years. This tour will introduce you to this Conservation Area which is well known as an off-beat area full of independent shops and restaurants but behind the shops is a historic area with enough surviving old buildings to give you a glimpse into Victorian Brighton. Come and find out where water, wood and meat were turned into beer, furniture and food, and where Brighton’s working class found their entertainment. The tours start from outside Brighton Museum at 11am on Sundays and 6pm on Wednesdays and last about 1 hour 15 minutes. There is a cost of £3 which goes towards the North Laine Community Association.

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Booth Museum of Natural HistoryBooth Museum of Natural History

Over half a million specimens and natural history literature and data extending back over three centuries are housed in this fascinating museum. Exhibits include hundreds of British birds displayed in recreated natural settings, insects from butterflies to beetles, a killer whale skeleton and dinosaur bones. Plus special exhibitions, educational programme, children’s activities, research facilities, loan service and museum shop. Website

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FlashBack at Madeira Drive

FlashBack Old Style Photos offers a Fun & Unique Experience for Brighton Visitors and Locals alike. Our Wardrobe includes a wide variety of Eras and Themes for you to choose from, many of which simply go over your day clothes. The costumes are versatile which means we can accommodate all ages, shapes and sizes, from babies to grandparents…! WIthin a matter of minutes you and your family or friends are Flashed Back In Time to bygone Eras. Book here

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Sea Life Brighton

The Brighton SEA LIFE Centre offers a fun and educational day out whatever the weather. With over 1,500 creatures and 50 displays, you will be hard pressed to find a more enjoyable day for the whole family! Watch in amazement as giant turtles and sharks glide above you in our underwater tunnel. Free talks and feeds are available throughout the day to learn about the creatures and how you can help Sea Life with their conservation efforts. 2 + persons £14.10 each. Website

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Brighton City Sightseeing

Serving areas including the Pier, Sealife Centre, Brighton Station, shopping areas, the Bohemian North Laine and the Lanes, plus the Royal Pavilion and the many attractions at Brighton Marina and with a fantastic commentary, enlightening you to the sights and sounds of the city, the tour is a must! Prices are as follows: Adult £10, Child £3, Senior £5, Student £8, Family £20 (up to 2 adults and 2 children). Website

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Volks Electric Railway

Britain’s oldest electric railway built in 1883, running for one and a quarter miles along the top of the beach from the Aquarium Station near Brighton Pier to the Marina. Trains every 15 mins. Cafe and toilets opposite. For school and group bookings please go to: http://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/index.cfm?request=c1194075

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