Exhibition Opening on Saturday, 9 December 2017

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic

This multi-sensory and playful exhibition explores the magical world of Winnie-the-Pooh – one of the most adored fictional characters of all time

  • Opening on Saturday, 9 December 2017

  • Daily: 10.00 – 17.30

    Last ticketed entry 16.00

    Friday: 10.00 – 21.30

    Last ticketed entry 20.00

  • Gallery 38

  • £8.00

    Concessions apply.
    Advance booking is recommended.
    Members do not need to book.

Experience the timeless and universal appeal of this much-loved bear and discover the story behind the creative partnership of A.A. Milne and E.H. Shepard, brought to life through sketches, letters, photographs, cartoons, ceramics and fashion.

With support from

Exhibition Highlights

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'The bees are getting suspicious', pencil drawing by E. H. Shepard, from Winnie-the-Pooh, chapter 1. © The Shepard Trust, reproduced with permission from Curtis Brown

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Christopher Robin ceramic tea-set presented to Princess Elizabeth, hand-painted, Ashtead Pottery, 1928. © Royal Collection Trust

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'Bump, bump, bump', pencil drawing by E. H. Shepard, from Winnie-the-Pooh, chapter 1, 1926. © The Shepard Trust, reproduced with permission from Curtis Brown

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Teddy bear, manufactured by Margarete Steiff, 1906 - 10. Museum no. MISC.10-1970. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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Winnie-the-Pooh x Cath Kidston dress, 2016. © Cath Kidston/The Walt Disney Company

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