Play Base will remain temporarily closed when the Museum reopens on Wednesday 2 December. However, we are continuing to work behind the scenes to ensure we are ready to welcome our visitors when we are able. If you have any queries about Play Base, please email firstname.lastname@example.orgCheck our FAQs
Play Base is an immersive experience for children aged 8 or under, offering a variety of fun and engaging activities.
Whether your child wants to take on the soft play assault course, climb aboard a truck or prepare scoff in the cookhouse, Play Base lets every child shine.
We are unable to take bookings for children under 1 year old at present.
Owing to reduced capacity, a maximum of 2 children and 1 adult can be booked per transaction.
All tickets must be booked online in advance. A £1.00 booking fee applies per online transaction.Book online
Session 1: 10am - 11am
Session 2: 11.30am - 12.30pm
Session 3: 1pm - 2pm
Session 4: 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Ground Floor Lower Level
Physical challenge is a key aspect of soldiering. Overcoming obstacles requires both individual fitness and teamwork. Come and have a go on our soft play assault course if you think you’ve got what it takes!
The army teaches soldiers to lead as well as to follow. Climb aboard our command liaison vehicle to explore themes of communications and mobility, driving and mechanical repair.
An army marches on its stomach. Make sure the troops are full of beans in our Camp Kitchen and Mess Hall.
Where do soldiers get kitted out? How do they buy provisions and receive messages from home? Get to grips with all these questions at our army storeroom.
Soldiers need to be able to look after themselves wherever they are. Develop your fieldcraft skills - building camps, dens and shelters - to survive the wild.