Young V&A

Summertime Delight: The Reopening of the Young V&A and Free Fun for Kids

Exciting news for families in London! After a remarkable £13 million redevelopment, the Young V&A (formerly the V&A Museum of Childhood) is reopening its doors this summer. This popular children’s attraction is open to captivate young minds and spark creativity, and the best part is, it’s completely free!

On the 1st of July 2023, the Young V&A will welcome visitors of all ages. Three permanent galleries – Imagine, Play, and Design – house a staggering collection of 2,000 objects, engaging children in an immersive and educational experience.

Inside the Young V&A

London offers a plethora of summer activities for all ages. Explore the great outdoors in Hyde Park, discover natural wonders at the iconic Natural History Museum, or ignite curiosity at the interactive exhibits of the Science Museum. Hours of fun can also be found in the amazing range of splash pools across the city such as the amazing new Elephant Springs water play area. Dive into history at the Tower of London and enjoy the vibrant events at the Southbank Centre. Take a river cruise along the Thames for breathtaking views, a picnic in one of London’s picturesque parks, or venture into the magical world of Harry Potter at Warner Bros. Studio Tour. And don’t miss the world-class theatre productions in London’s West End.

With endless possibilities for summer fun and exploration, London promises cherished memories for children and adults alike. The Young V&A’s reopening is just the beginning of an exciting summer in London. Admission is free, so be sure to visit and let your little ones embark on an adventure of creativity and discovery.

Elephant Springs water park

So, embrace the sunshine, soak up the atmosphere, and make the most of everything London offers this summer.