Provider Details

Contact Details

V & A Museum Of Childhood
Telephone No

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
All Ages

Address Details

Street Number
Bethnal Green Museum Of Childhood
Cambridge Heath Road
E2 9PA


Service Description

The V&A Museum of Childhood aims to encourage everyone to explore the themes of childhood past and present and develop an appreciation of creative design through our inspirational collections and programmes.

The Museum is part of the V&A, housing the national childhood collection. The galleries are designed to show the collections in a way which is accessible to adults and children of all ages.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Welcoming over 400,000 visitors through its doors every year, the V&A Museum of Childhood in London's Bethnal Green which houses the Victoria and Albert Museum's collection of childhood-related objects and artefacts, spanning the 16oos to the present day. The museum has a range of special exhibition’s and displays, plus events and daily activities for families.

The Museum runs a variety of free activities every day including storytelling, arts and crafts, tours and treasure hunt. There are also regular special events at weekends and during school holidays. Please see website for full details.

The Museum's making SEN programme aims to make the Museum more accessible for families with additional needs. Resources are available to support families with a visually impaired child or adult when exploring the Museum, and to support families with a child on the autistic spectrum both ahead of and during their visit.

The Museum aims to be accessible to visitors with physical and learning disabilities.

Please see and for further details



Opening Times

Opening Times
MondayFrom 10:00To 17:45
TuesdayFrom 10:00To 17:45
WednesdayFrom 10:00To 17:45
ThursdayFrom 10:00To 17:45
FridayFrom 10:00To 17:45
SaturdayFrom 10:00To 17:45
SundayFrom 10:00To 17:45

Questions & Answers

Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Eligibility - Can The Service Be Accessed By Extended Family Members Or Carers
Has A Service Description?
Is There A Waiting List?
Registered For 2 Year Old Grant

Further Information

Provider Type
Suitable For
Visual Impairment Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Delivery Channels
Office / Premises
How to Contact
Email In Person Telephone
Eligibility Criteria
Tier 1: Universal
Available Facilities
Cafe Disabled Access Garden Hearing Loop(s) Information Desk Workshop Room

Details last updated

Last Updated
31 July 2017