Museum of Childhood Open daily 10.00 to 17.45 Admission free Menu

Corporate and Private Hire

The Museum of Childhood provides a striking setting for evening events and daytime conferences. Since opening in 1872 this grade II* listed building has become one of the best-loved features of London’s fashionable East End. The 19th century architecture creates an impressive visual impact upon entering, and your guests will be surrounded by the galleries and collections throughout the evening.

V&A Museum of Childhood
Bethnal Green

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

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Exhibition - Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories

22 July 2017 – 25 February 2018. Michael Morpurgo is one of Britain’s greatest living authors for children and will be celebrated in a new, free exhibition this summer.

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Watch, Talk, Think Film Season: Spirit of the Beehive

Film screening

23 November. Join us for a season of powerful films exploring the challenges of the childhood experience, inspired by Michael Morpurgo’s writing.

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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