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See & Do

Families

Find out more about our activities and facilities to help adults and children to enjoy Henry Moore’s home together.

A family of three standing between the rings of Henry Moore's sculpture Double Oval.

Visiting with children

See over 20 of Moore’s monumental artworks and six studios to inspire the imagination. Explore over 60 acres of woodland, gardens and meadows.  Meet the lambs and sheep that inspired Moore.

Discover new ways of thinking and being around art, design, construction, the natural environment, history, home, community and much more. Watch a filmed guide of the grounds and find activity sheets located by the café. Don’t forget to talk to our friendly and knowledgeable visitor services team.

 

Facilities for families

  • Baby changing in the visitor centre and Aisled Barn
  • Buggy friendly paths
  • Family friendly food and drink available
  • Picnic areas
  • Gifts, books and souvenirs available to purchase in the gift shop and online
Three young children jumping into the air. They are dressed casually and are playing in a meadow underneath a huge bronze arch.
Children enjoy the sculpture gardens during BBC Art That Made Us Festival in 2022
A composite image showing the contents of a Family Activity pack. There is a green stretchy plastic tube, a small magnifying glass, three wooden blocks with coloured inserts to look through and a pencil case.

See, Do & Discover

Try out one of our family packs to help you and your family to see, do and discover more outdoors. Eye spy sculptures, model make something of your own, or use prompts to write, draw, move & imagine! Ask to borrow a pack, for free, at the ticket desk.

 

Family map

Family maps can also be used without the pack to find out about Henry Moore’s lifestyle, ways of working and inspirations at Perry Green. They are available for free at the ticket desk.

Family-friendly events

 

Look out for our family friendly events held during the holidays. Take part in artist led workshops, try your hand at new skills and get your head around new ideas.

Join in on nationwide festival days. Collaborate, play and take something away.

Keep an eye on our What’s on listings for details of upcoming events, or sign up to our newsletter to get updates direct to your inbox.

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A young boy using a paint brush to apply a metallic coating to a piece of art that he is creating. He is wearing an apron and working at a table laden with art materials.

Children react to Henry Moore

 

We asked some younger visitors to answer a few questions about Henry Moore and the sculptures in our gardens.

Watch the full series on YouTube to see what they thought.

 

See more on our YouTube channel

Getting here

Henry Moore Studios & Gardens

Experience Henry Moore’s iconic work in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside with a visit to the artist’s former home, studios and sculpture gardens.

Perry Green
Hertfordshire
SG10 6EE
United Kingdom

T:  01279 843 333
E:  ReceptionDTH@henry-moore.org