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In 2002 the Museum launched it’s community strategy, which identified the potential for reaching out to a local audience.

Today, the Museum’s community programme aims to foster relations with a whole range of voluntary and statutory partners. Working with local schools, colleges, universities, community and arts organisations and cultural interest groups, it provides an introduction to the Museum for countless newcomers.

A critical link with the collections has always been a key inspirational starting point for the work taking place, whether in the Museum or off-site. Every project’s outcome returns to the Museum in some way – as a performance, installation or display.

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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Summer Festival 2018

Sunday 22 July. The Museum’s annual summer festival returns, whatever the weather, with a colourful mix of live entertainment right on your doorstep.

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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