Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic

Welcome to Hundred Acre Wood

Winnie-the-Pooh first bumped down the stairs almost one hundred years ago. This spring, the woodland world of Christopher Robin, Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore and friends are brought to life in this multi-sensory exhibition at the V&A.

Featuring sketches, letters, photographs, cartoons, ceramics and fashion, Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic tells the story of the creative partnership between A. A. Milne and E. H. Shepard, whose illustrations have charmed readers since 1926.

This exhibition captures the playful spirit of the original tales. Larger-than-life illustrations sit alongside little spaces just for children – from the tiny door to Owl’s house to a narrow staircase that leads to a slide. There are also performance activities for the whole family on selected Saturdays in February and March.

From grandparents and parents who remember reading (and being read) the stories, to children who may just be getting to know Winnie-the-Pooh and friends, this exhibition is certain to delight all ages. With Easter on its way, it is the perfect outing for all the family – and one which will make everyone want to return to Hundred Acre Wood all over again.

Promise me you’ll always remember: you’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

A A Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

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09 December 2017 - 08 April 2018


Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic
V&A Museum
Cromwell Road
South Kensington
London SW7 2RL

Opening hours

Open daily from 10am to 5.45pm, and until 10pm on Fridays. Last ticketed entry is an hour and a half prior to the museum's closing time.

The V&A recommends booking tickets in advance for this exhibition.