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Back Packs

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Additional Information

  • What:
    Family Events
  • When:
  • Where:
    Throughout V&A

FAMILY EVENT: Journey across the V&A with fantastic stories, games and multi-sensory materials. Choose from nine Back-Packs, or for the under 5s, an Agent Animal bag.

Try our new Amazing Spaces back-pack and design your own drawing room and go on a journey from China to the Netherlands with the new Curious Ceramics Sensory Back-Pack.

Available every day 10.30–17.00, last pack given out at 16.00. Also available from the Grand Entrance during school holidays.

Our award winning activity Back-Packs are recommended for 5-12 years.

Choose from:
• Amazing Spaces – NEW in Spring 2015
• An Adventure in China
• Curious Ceramics – NEW in August 2015, Sensory back-pack for children with visual impairments
• Discovering Architecture – NEW (please note this bag can take up to 1.5 hours to complete and is ideal for older children)
• Emperor's Party
• Magic Glasses
• Middle Eastern Marvels
• Time Traveller

For under 5’s Agent Animal
The children’s mission is to find 6 animals hiding in the Japan, China and South Asia Galleries. Bag contains audio buttons and four fabric jigsaw cubes


Easter and May half-term activities. Free, drop in