Museum of Childhood Open daily 10.00 to 17.45 Admission free Menu

The enthusiasm and dedication of every single member of staff is key to the Museum’s success. Every employee is a valued member of the team, with a clear role to play in delivering an excellent visitor experience.

The V&A Museum of Childhood aims to encourage everyone to explore the themes of childhood past and present, and to develop an appreciation of creative design through our inspirational collections and varied public programme. For more information about jobs at the V&A and Museum of Childhood, see vacancies.

We’ve got that #FridayFeeling here at the museum, bring on the weekend! ๐Ÿ˜Š Pictured are some of #MyFavouriteThings about the Museum of Childhood – its people๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝ Meet Ullrike, Suleika, Louis, Maggie and Chinami #InRealLife next time you come to the museum – they like a chat and have all the lowdown on the exhibits. ๐Ÿ™†๐ŸผSuleika used to be a professional ballet dancer and her favourite thing about the museum is “the people who come through the doors” ๐Ÿ™…๐ŸปUllrike works in the shop and loves that there’s something here for everyone, “no matter what age”. ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ‘ฑ๐Ÿ‘ต๐Ÿพ The staff and volunteers of this beautiful place are it’s heart and soul – I salute you people, thanks for having me๐Ÿ‘Š Swoosh! @theartscrusader โšก๏ธ

A video posted by V&A Museum of Childhood (@museumchildhood) on

V&A Museum of Childhood
Bethnal Green

The Museum is open daily from 10.00 to 17.45 in Bethnal Green, London.

Visit us

Exhibition - Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered

8 October 2016 โ€“ 23 April 2017. Board Games are played the world over, and have been a key element in family culture for centuries. This exhibition will showcase some of the world's best known and most loved board games.

View the exhibition

- From the โ€˜Nicholโ€™ to the Boundary

Thursday 25 May. Explore the rich history of east London in this evening talk and discussion around the themes raised in Searching For Ghosts.

Find out about activities

V&A Museum of Childhood collections

Discover the national collection of Childhood related objects, from ideas to design, toys to schoolbooks. All Museum of Childhood Objects