Children's and Childhood in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Children's and Childhood

Alresford Toy Museum

Toy collection on show for one day a year only, in Alresford, Hants. Includes reports and photographs from previous years.

Brighton Toy and Model Museum

Houses over ten thousand vintage toys and models, including an extensive exhibition of model trains. Includes visitor information and details of school services.

The British Schools Museum

Located in a cluster of school buildings in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, the museum tells the story of elementary education in Britain from 1810 until 1969.

Dorset Teddy Bear Museum

Provides information on the opening hours and attractions of this museum, specialising in teddy bears from the antique to the modern.

Edinburgh Museum of Childhood

Museum exploring all aspects of growing up; collections include toys, games, books, school equipment and children's health items. Contains visitor details and event listings.

The Foundling Museum

Tells the story of the Foundling Hospital, London's first home for abandoned children, and Thomas Coram, William Hogarth, and George Frederic Handel. Includes information about their collections, visitor guide, and education resources and programmes.

Friends of the Livesey Museum for Children

Now closed, the site is the focus of a campaign to re-open the museum. Gives the history of the building, an archive of the last exhibition, list of previous exhibitions, and news.

Glendale Toy Museum

Houses a collection of toys, games and dolls from Victorian times to the present. Includes information about admissions, their shop, and location on the Isle of Skye.

Highland Museum of Childhood

Museum telling the story of childhood in the Highlands. Shows details of the collections, exhibitions, opening hours and the location in Strathpeffer, Ross and Cromarty.

History of the Feeding Bottle

Highlights a fascinating collection of baby feeders including Victorian bottles and double ended feeders. Includes images and details of bottles the sale.

House on the Hill Toy Museum

The largest privately-owned toy museum in Europe with over 80,000 individual items. Includes toy history articles and visitor information. Located in Stansted Mountfitchet.

Ilkley Toy Museum

Contains a private collection of toys, specialising in early English wooden dolls. Offers information on exhibits and galleries, plus details for visitors and schools.

The Lilliput Antique Doll and Toy Museum

A museum formed from the private doll collection started by the Munday family in 1960. Contains information on opening times and school visits. Located on the Isle of Wight.

Mill Toy and Pedal Car Museum

Housing a collection of childhood items and pedal powered toys. Located in Northiam, East Sussex.

Montecute Museum

A Somerset museum displaying children's books and annuals from the past along with games and jigsaws, Dr Who items and children's TV nostalgia.

Museum of Childhood

Located in London's Bethnal Green and housing childhood related objects and artefacts from the 1600's to the present day. MuseumChildhood

Pollocks Toy Museum

Museum containing a wide range of vintage toys and games, with a photo gallery, admission and opening times.

The V&A Museum of Childhood

Houses the national childhood collection. The galleries are designed to show the collections in a way which is accessible to adults and children of all ages. With visitor information, what's on and kids' pages.

West Wales Museum of Childhood

Museum located on a former farm near Carmarthen. Shows photographs of location, buildings, galleries and provides visitor information plus an archive of special events.

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