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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 V&A South Kensington – 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 V&A South Kensington and unlock the secrets hidden in its walls with this online game.

The Curious Family trail

The V&A needs you! The creatures of Wonderland are spreading nonsense. Can you follow the clues around the galleries and help restore logic before it's too late?

Refugee Stories trail

Go on a journey around V&A South Kensington and explore six objects that tell a story about people who became refugees.

Family fun

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

Visit essentials

The Learning Centre is now open. Here you can pick up a range of free family activities everyday.

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 V&A. 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.


Games and activities

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

Illustration of a woman with a large blonde wig. It has feathers and ornaments sticking out of it

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.

Collage of a giraffe crossed with a seahorse, wearing a snorkel

Make & do activities

Want to make your own story, surreal critter, or spectacular party outfit? Get creative with our free making activities for kids.

Blue print featuring leaves, zig zags, stars and a hamster

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.

An illustration of lots of people wearing different clothes

What is Design?

Find out about design in the world around you. Why not have a go at designing something yourself!

Why Do We Wear Clothes?

Discover wacky facts and see some amazing clothes from designers and cultures around the world!

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