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V&A Museum of Childhood

Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9PA, England
+44 20 8983 5200
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Winnie the Pooh Exihibition

This was an amazing, excellent experience and we enjoyed everything we saw. It bought back so many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Iannapan
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Kent, United Kingdom
Memory Lane:)

Heh I was not born in UK but still I was able to recal few of item highly wanted:) to find under... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
joo31
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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.
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Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9PA, England
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+44 20 8983 5200
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"dolls houses"
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"bethnal green"
in 37 reviews
"down memory lane"
in 24 reviews
"sand pit"
in 20 reviews
"sensory area"
in 13 reviews
"behind glass"
in 19 reviews
"vintage toys"
in 7 reviews
"all ages"
in 47 reviews
"interactive areas"
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"central line"
in 15 reviews
"hands on activities"
in 9 reviews
"temporary exhibition"
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"on display"
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"couple of hours"
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"special exhibition"
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"children and adults"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing, excellent experience and we enjoyed everything we saw. It bought back so many memories of childhood but I learnt so much too. It was wonderful. There was a real mixture of children and adults of varying ages, and we adults all...More

Thank Iannapan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heh I was not born in UK but still I was able to recal few of item highly wanted:) to find under the xmass tree:) My kids enjoyed the museum very much and so do I. Loads of to see and loads to do! For...More

Thank joo31
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this toy museum as it was full of a brilliant range of toys. It was also very easy to get to from central London.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Conveniently situated 200m from Bethnal Green underground station on the Central line and a number of bus routes the museum is very easy to locate. The building itself is very impressive on a mezzanine and two floors....very easy to locate all the exhibits! The Museum...More

Thank Barry S
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

It’s easy to find the museum, and easy to find your way around too. With a simple horseshoe shape and only two proper floors, you can’t get lost, though this does mean you can cover the whole museum in just an hour or so. I...More

1  Thank Alexander W
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

A lovely museum to come and visit with children which will keep them entertained for hours. And Its FREE!! I highly recommended it. It has good collection of toys in display boxes to see/read about and also has hands on activities for children to busy...More

1  Thank L0nd0nd3r
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Rather disappointed as I do not think that this museum, with its wonderful collection of toys and items related to childhood, is really for children, certainly not young children. Clearly, it attracts a lot of children, when we visited there were at least four school...More

1  Thank Philip M
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Any toy collector, young or old should visit this museum. Has a good range of toys from the very old to modern-ish pop culture. Some items and collections are noticeably incomplete however.

Thank Mr L
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I really enjoyed looking round this quirky museum and finding toys I had as a child. Some I remembered and some I'd forgotten about. Somehow this place passed me by when my children were small but it's really a place for all generations. The building...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The displays and explanations should interest young visitors and give them an insight into the history and development of playthings. However, as an adult collector of antique and vintage toys, I found it all a little superficial and wanting. That is admittedly a view from...More

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JJSouthWest
20 January 2018|
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Response from Lee B | Reviewed this property |
There's lots of street parking, we got the Tube there.
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steveD82
16 November 2016|
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Response from 717janeta | Reviewed this property |
Yes there were things to play with and drsss up for younger children
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barrypettitt
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