Getting here

Exterior by Will Pryce

V&A Museum of Childhood
Cambridge Heath Road
London E2 9PA
United Kingdom
Switchboard +44 (0)20 8983 5200
Shop +44 (0)20 8983 5231
Fax +44 (0)20 8983 5225

FREE admission

Open daily 10.00-17.45 (last admission 17.30)
Closed 24, 25 and 26 December and 1 January

Please note you may need to queue during peak times.

Underground, Central Line, Zone 2 
The Museum is less than five minutes walk from Bethnal Green Underground station. Unfortunately Bethnal Green Underground has no lift, visit Transport for London for more information on public transport accessibility.

The Museum is a short bus ride or 20-25 minute walk from Shoreditch High Street (Bus 8 or 388) and Whitechapel (Bus 254 or 106) Overground stations.

The Museum is less than 10 minutes walk from both Cambridge Heath and Bethnal Green railway stations. The nearest main line station is Liverpool Street, which is less than a five minute Underground journey from Bethnal Green.

D6, 106, 254, 309 and 388 stop outside the Museum and 8, 26, 55 and 48 stop nearby.

The Museum is less than a five minute cycle ride from Regents Canal. Bike stands are available in the Museum grounds. A Barclays Cycle Hire docking station is situated across the road from the Museum. For more information, visit Transport for London.

A drop-off point and parking for two coaches is available outside the Museum on Cambridge Heath Road.

Free on-site parking can be arranged for visitors with specific access needs. The car park is accessed via Victoria Park Square, to the rear of the Museum. To book a space and for more detailed directions, call 020 8983 5200. The nearest pay and display bays can be found on Cambridge Heath Road. The Museum is not in the congestion charging zone.

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Shop online...

Patrick Rylands Cool Cat

The V&A online shop stocks a distinctive and refreshingly different range for children, big and little, then and now, including toys, games, books and accessories.


Tel: +44 (0)20 8983 5200 | V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road, London E2 9PA