Families

We are excited to welcome you and your family back to the V&A. Museum entry is free but you'll need to pre-book a timed ticket online. See our visit page for the latest visiting information.

Trails

Trails

Digital families trail

Are you ready to go on an adventure? The 'explore as a family' digital trail takes you on a journey through V&A galleries, exploring some of the wonders of the museum – from an emperor's throne and dragons, to plaster casts and wigs!

Secret Seekers
Set off on a treasure hunt during your next trip to the museum and unlock the secrets hidden in its walls with this online game.

family events

family events

Take part in our online events and workshops. Make, play and perform with artists, designers and architects.

Visit essentials

Visit essentials

Unfortunately the Sackler Centre is currently closed. Please see our visit page for the latest information on our cafés.

Children's meal deals and highchairs are available in our cafés. Packed lunches can be eaten in the John Madejski Garden.

Breastfeeding and buggies
Breastfeeding is welcome throughout the museum. Quiet spaces are available for those who prefer privacy. Ask a member of staff to direct you to a buggy park. Baby changing facilities are in most toilets.

Access
Find out more about accessibility at the V&A.
Plan your visit.

Games and activites

Games and activites

There's lots for families to explore online, including games, interactives and drawing and making activities – all inspired by our incredible collections.

Design a Wig
Get creative and design your own fantastic 18th-century wig.

Terrible Trades
Can you become a master of your trade? Start the game as an apprentice and test your skills.

Design and make your own story
Imagine a story inspired by things in your house or objects in our museum, and bring it to life.

Design and make a surreal critter
Create a funky creature inspired by our collections with these drawing challenges.

Design a tile pattern
Discover new shapes and patterns though our collection of Islamic art.

Let’s Make Wednesdays
Challenge yourself with these creative art and design activities to do at home, inspired by some of the extraordinary objects in the V&A collection.

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