Having closed for longer than planned, the former V&A Museum of Childhood in East London is reopening this weekend with a changed focus on educating the young of today.
About Young V&AA building that's part playground for today's children, and a museum of old toys for adults to look at.
On two floors, lots of glass cases with toys from early Victorian times right up to modern day collectables.
There's usually a themed exhibition on the upper floor.
(was known as the V&A Museum of Childhood until 2023)
Cambridge Heath Road,
The venue is free to visit.
Prices last checked June 2023.Link to Young V&A's website
The Young V&A is open daily from 10am to 5:45pm.
Opening hours last checked June 2023.
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Exhibitions open at the moment
From Hokusai to Pokémon, Studio Ghibli, robots and beyond, the exhibition takes young visitors on an atmospheric and playful journey revealing the influence of folklore on Japan’s art and design.
10am to 5:45pm
Ends on Sun 11th August 2024
Frequently asked questions
What's the nearest railway station to Young V&A
The nearest station is Bethnal Green Tube Station which is 0.1 miles away.