It may be raining outside but you can have fun in Brighton, whatever the weather!

🌧️ This post was last updated: Deccember 2023 🌧️

Brighton & Hove has a fantastic range of indoor attractions and things to do on a rainy day whether you want to relive your youth, experience life upstairs & downstairs or wave at a giant turtle there is something for everyone...

Walk on air at British Airways i360

Avoid the showers and glide 138 metres into the air for 360 degree views of the city - yes you can still see the views when it's raining!

Visit the Sea Life Brighton

Sea Life Brighton offers a fun and educational family day out whatever the weather. With over 150 species and 57 displays, you will be hard pressed to find a more enjoyable day for the whole family.

Check out the Brighton Toy and Model Museum

An Aladdin's cave of toys and models for all ages, underneath the arches of Brighton Station, Brighton Toy and Model Museum offers over 4000 square foot of toys and models including trains, boats, dolls, domestic toys, puppets and planes.

See the Royal Pavilion

The spectacular seaside palace of the Prince Regent (George IV), transformed by John Nash between 1815 and 1822, is one of the most dazzling and exotic buildings in the British Isles. A great educational day out for the kids that Mums and Dads will enjoy too.

Visit the Booth 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, insects from butterflies to beetles, a killer whale skeleton and dinosaur bones.

See a show at the Theatre Royal

Offering the best theatrical line-up on the South Coast, why not get cultural with the kids at one of the child friendly musicals and productions at Brighton’s Theatre Royal.

Get interactive at Brighton Museum

Brighton Museum and Art Gallery offers a host of interactive displays and fascinating galleries to entertain all the family. The Museum also offers a great café for when the kids get peckish.

Visit the Wizards Toy Attic at Hove Museum

Hove Museum & Art Gallery has been transformed into a centre of learning and enjoyment for people of all ages and the interactive toy gallery is a great favourite with young children. Designed in the theme of a wizard's attic, highlights include a mock up of the Wizard's workshop for broken toys and a bedroom split by time, which is half modern-day and half Victorian.

Solve the clues to escape!

There are a variety of themed Escape Rooms to challenge you & your friends. Pier Pressure give you the chance to delve into Brighton's past; sci-fi fans will love Bewilder Box's challenges or see if you can pull off a heist at Escape the Vault.

Forget the rain and embrace the wind

Pop into the Rampion Visitor Centre for a free, exciting and interactive educational experience for children and adults of all ages.

Pinot & Picasso

Get arty while you party at this Paint & Sip studio located in the North Laine. Creativity flows like a fine wine, and whether you go with a friend or go solo you're bound to meet someone new to sip, dip, splash, slosh.




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