Museum of Childhood Open daily 10.00 to 17.45 Admission free Menu

The enthusiasm and dedication of every single member of staff is key to the Museum’s success. Every employee is a valued member of the team, with a clear role to play in delivering an excellent visitor experience.

The V&A Museum of Childhood aims to encourage everyone to explore the themes of childhood past and present, and to develop an appreciation of creative design through our inspirational collections and varied public programme. For more information about jobs at the V&A and Museum of Childhood, see vacancies.

We’ve got that #FridayFeeling here at the museum, bring on the weekend! ? Pictured are some of #MyFavouriteThings about the Museum of Childhood – its people???????? Meet Ullrike, Suleika, Louis, Maggie and Chinami #InRealLife next time you come to the museum – they like a chat and have all the lowdown on the exhibits. ??Suleika used to be a professional ballet dancer and her favourite thing about the museum is “the people who come through the doors” ??Ullrike works in the shop and loves that there’s something here for everyone, “no matter what age”. ?????? The staff and volunteers of this beautiful place are it’s heart and soul – I salute you people, thanks for having me? Swoosh! @theartscrusader ⚡️

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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 - Century of the Child: Nordic Design for Children 1900 to Today

30 March – 2 September 2018. The 20th century’s most iconic and influential Nordic designs for children, from BRIO to LEGO, Marimekko and the Moomins have been brought together for the first time in this stunning new exhibition.

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Watch Talk Think Film Series

We are the Best (2013) by Lukas Moodysson

Thursdays 24 May. Inspired by the Century of the Child exhibition, this series of Nordic films explores the experience of childhood.

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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