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FAMILY PASS MEMBERS ONLY: V&A Museum of Childhood - 10% off in the Café

A fascinating day out!

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See the wonders of kids’ toys and games throughout the ages – you may even see something from your younger days!

Home to the national collection of childhood-related objects, the V&A Museum of Childhood is an informative and fun journey down memory lane. There's lots of free fun things to do for all ages, from exhibitions and displays to activities for children, with fascinating and fun exhibitions that bring aspects of childhood to life.

Plus receive 10% off the Museum's  open plan café which sits in the heart of the Museum’s majestic marble ground floor where you can happily watch the world go by whilst enjoying scrumptious food and drink!

  • See how clothing for kids and teens has changed over the years at the Children’s museum
  • Rare, hand-crafted objects sit alongside well-loved toys from the 20th century
  • Drop-in activities, workshops and hands-on displays for all ages 
  • A fantastic range of fascinating exhibitions including  Playing with Buildings
  • Enjoy a delicious range of food and snacks at the Café
  • With amazing temporary exhibitions and displays 
  • A great London family day out!
  • See here for tips for a great family visit!

Head to the V&A Museum of Childhood for daily workshops, performances and activities. For more info click here 

  • Join our interactive storytelling inspired by well-loved animal tales.
  • Get creative with drop-in sessions, and make a piece of art inspired by the Museum’s collection to take home.
  • Touch, move and explore – an open-ended play session in a bespoke environment created by artist Albert Potrony.
  • have a go at toys you can find on display at these themed Play at the Museum
  • Listen to storytelling featuring popular children’s tales. 
  • and more! 

Plus check out the amazing May half-term 2019 workshops and activities here

  • Take the places you know and transform them into a fantastical wearable cityscape.
  • Experiment with different building bits and build your own playful place to take home.
  • Have fun with a weekend of designing and building an ever-changing cardboard cityscape on the museum’s central hall.
  • Plus more free drop-in activities will take place throughout 25 May – 2 June, including arts & crafts and storytelling sessions. 

LittleBird Top Tip

Annabel Karmel, the UK’s No.1 children’s cookery author, has created an exclusive menu for the café to celebrate the exhibition A Pirate’s Life for Me.

Price Info Opening Hours:
  • Open daily 10.00-17.45 (last admission 17.30)
  • Closed 24, 25 and 26 December.

Prices Information:

  • 10% off in the V&A Museum of Childhood Café.
  • Please show your LittleBird Family Pass upon payment at the till. 
  • Admission to the museum is free.
Need to Know
  • See here for more information on Opening Hours, Getting Here, Accessibility and facilities.
  • Not valid in conjunction with any other voucher, discount, offer & experience.
How to Redeem
  • Please show your LittleBird Family Pass at the till to receive your saving. 
Plan your Visit

What makes The V&A Museum of Childhood family friendly

Baby Changing
Baby Changing
Disabled Parking
Disabled Parking

Address and Contact Info

The V&A Museum of Childhood
V&A Museum of Childhood
Cambridge Heath Road
E2 9PA

Nearest Station: Bethnal Green London Underground Station
Nearest Park: Bethnal Green Gardens