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V&A Museum of Childhood

208 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
Dedicated to the V&A’s collection of toys, from dollhouses and puppet theatres to Lego and action figures, this museum also offers plenty to admire from an adult perspective, from its mosaic floor to art exhibitions. Look for the sensory area, with a sandpit, dressing-up box, and interactive displays like a Victorian kitchen. Make sure that you find the leather rocking horses and take a ride. They have two sizes, with crash-mats all around.
Jo
Jo
January 24, 2017

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Dominique
Dominique
October 27, 2019
Great place for kids but the architecture of the building makes it worth it for everyone.
Kris
Kris
August 22, 2019
The Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood is London’s most nostalgic museum, showcasing dollhouses, action figures, teddy bears and various other childhood objects dating as far back as the 1700s. Alongside its permanent collections, Bethnal Green’s toy museum hosts film screenings, workshops for…
Brittany
Brittany
July 11, 2019
Great Museum for kids within walking distance to the flat.
Alastair & Tatyana
Alastair & Tatyana
July 02, 2019
This is a classic. It has a permanent display, as well as regular special exhibitions and events. It is brilliant for kids of all ages. Free to visit but you can make a donation on the way out.
Charlie
Charlie
April 15, 2019
Fun, interesting museum on the evolution of children's toys

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Location
England, E2 9PA
Phone+44 20 8983 5200
Websitevam.ac.uk
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Thursday 10:00 AM
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