At the V&A Museum of Childhood we want to create an exciting, engaging experience for all our visitors, including students with special educational needs and disabilities.
How do we get around the museum?
The museum is fully accessible via lift, ramp and stairs. There is also a Quiet Room with hoist and changing bed as well as accessible toilets.
If you have other access needs, email us on firstname.lastname@example.org so we can accommodate you.
When can we visit?
The museum is open from 10am until 5.30pm and you are welcome to visit at any point during these hours. We do ask that if you plan a visit you send us a booking form so we can best accommodate you. Visits are free and you can also use our lunch space, located downstairs and accessible via lifts. We have off-street parking for Blue Badge holders – just let us know when you submit your booking form.
As well as gallery trails and resources, the museum also offers sensory Explorer Bags to aid learners with sensory needs such as ADHD and ASD.
What can my students do?
Your students can also use our specially developed resource boxes, available from the front desk. They are themed (Moving Toys, Clothes and Sensory) and contain handling objects and simple activities to enhance your visit.
Further information about access in the museum can be found here.