V&A Museum of Childhood

Cambridge Heath Road
Bethnal Green E2 9PA

museumofchildhood.org.uk

Welcoming over 400,000 visitors through its doors every year, the V&A Museum of Childhood in London's Bethnal Green houses the Victoria and Albert Museum's collection of childhood-related objects and artefacts, from the 1600s to the present day. The collection features toys - including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets and teddy bears - games, childcare, clothing, furniture and art and photography.

Valence House Museum

Becontree Avenue
Dagenham RM8 3HT

goo.gl

Valence House is a Medieval and later timber-framed and partially moated building situated in parkland. Collections: The collection includes items from Prehistoric to modern times representing the lives of the inhabitants of the Essex parishes of Barking and Dagenham. The display areas include a reconstruction council 1945 living room and kitchen, a Victorian Servants Parlour of the 1890s and a Barking chemists shop.

Vestry House Museum

Vestry Road
London E17 9NH

walthamforest.gov.uk

Only a few minutes walk from Walthamstow's busy shopping centre, Vestry House Museum is waiting to unlock the story of the people of Waltham Forest. The museum is housed in Walthamstow's original workhouse, built in 1730 as a home for local paupers. Collections: As well as having a large social history collection of objects, the museum holds approximately 80,000 historic photographs of the Borough, is the home for the Local Studies Library and also houses the Borough Archives.

Victoria & Albert Museum

Cromwell Road, South Kensington
London SW7 2RL

vam.ac.uk

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is the world's greatest museum of art and design. Collections: The Victoria and Albert Museum's collections span two thousand years of art in virtually every medium, from many parts of the world, and visitors to the museum encounter a treasure house of amazing and beautiful objects.