Exhibitions and displays

Jacqueline Wilson and Nick Sharratt,  copyright Barry Pells, 2011 for Seven Stories, National Centre for Children's Books

All exhibitions and displays at the Museum are free. Find out more information about current and forthcoming exhibitions and displays here.


Events and activities

Word Up!

Storytelling, arts & crafts, treasure hunts, workshops, tours and daily activities - find out what exciting events are coming up. 


Visit us

Exterior of the Museum

Everything you need to plan your visit - how to get here, maps, about the galleries, our facilities and access to our building.

Teaching session 2012


The Museum runs an award-winning programme for schools, including a range of teaching sessions.

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Weekday activities

Daily activities

We run a variety of free activities every day, including storytelling, arts and crafts, tours and trails.

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Highlighted object

Collection highlights

Etch-a-Sketch was originally invented in Paris by garage mechanic Arthur Granjean who called it 'L'Ecran Magique', (the Magic Screen).

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