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Welcoming over 400,000 visitors through its doors every year, the V&A Museum of Childhood in London's Bethnal Green houses the Victoria and Albert Museum's collection of childhood-related objects and artefacts, spanning the 1600s to the present day.
Spacious interior with plenty of open area round retail desk and cafe.
Able to view in non directed way and the exhibits are labelled in a simple but informative and challenging way.
We had thought there might be more on view.In the baby goes well...More
I'll be honest I thought this might not be so interesting, but I was wrong!! Worthwhile visiting as the curation is very thoughtful and will appeal to all ages. Enjoyed the contemporary art installations too. Very good cafe with a good community atmosphere. Would recommend
Nice little trip to the toy museum. I was a bit disappointed as I thought there could have been a lot more toys on display and slightly better organised. However a nice free morning out with the kids who enjoyed the few interactive bits.
Was our first time going here and we took our young son.
Easy to get to as buses stop near and their is a train station close by.
Free to get in.
Was not what I was expecting as did not seem clear when we...More
I bought my 7 year old son here to show him all about toys from long ago. He loved seeing all the toys that I used to play with as a child and I loved wandering around feeling like a child. I got very excited...More
This museum is never crowded and there is plenty of space to wander. We came to see the Nordic Design exhibition before it ended which was very informative.
We could have spent hours looking at the 80's toys we used to play with.
Visited twice already, interesting exhibits, nice building, pleasant athmosphere. Very young children might be frustrated as not being able to play with exhibits, however museum offers wide variety of activities - sand pit, rocking horses, magnetic drawing etc.
Shop is offering wide variety of activity...More
Went to the museum with my five year old son and niece for the first time this week. The children found it very interesting and enjoyed playing in the sand pit. My niece loved the display of doll houses. The variety of toys on the...More