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Museum of Childhood

4.1/5
47 Reviews
Edinburgh Top 2 in Must-Visit Museums
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Opening Soon Open from 10:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-1.5 hours
Address: 42 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1TG, UK
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Phone: +44-131-5294142

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[Fun] It’s a cute place. Although the area is small, you can get a good feel of what foreigners look like when they are young. [Value for money] Free and open, welcome to visit. [Scenery] On a street with great scenery.

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Introduction

The Victoria and Albert Museum(the ''V&A''), which is the United Kingdom's national museum of applied arts. It has a branch named as The V&A Museum of Childhood. It is located in Bethnal Green in the East End of London. In 1872,this museum was founded as the Bethnal Green Museum. The iron structure reused a prefabricated building from Albertopolis, that was replaced with some early sections of the modern V&A complex. The famous architect James William Wild designed the exterior of the building. He designed it with red brick in a Rundbogenstil(round arched)style. This design is very much similar to that in contemporary Germany. This museum is very attractive for their exterior designs.
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