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Discover Children’s Story Centre

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Discover Children’s Story Centre

KidRated’s Discover Children’s Story Centre Top Tips: 

  • The Fantastical World of Doctor Seuss is open now
  • Look out for book signings by Michael Rosen and other famous kids authors
  • Enjoy the indoor trail and dress up in some funky costumes

Discover Children’s Story Centre is London’s only children’s museum and it’s the perfect place for families to enjoy playing, learning and making up stories together.


Nestled in the shadows of Westfield Stratford and the Olympic Park, the centre has been described as one of the London’s best kept secrets for kids. The  main aim is to engage children and adults’ imagination in a creative and stimulating environment. They have so many educational programmes on offer that are also really fun and rewarding. There are workshops, family art activities, literary days led by childrens’ authors and so much more.


Discover Children’s Story Centre create an environment accessible to everyone. There are multi-sensory installations, exhibitions, events and play equipment.


All storytelling sessions are led by dynamic and trained Story Builders who can support children with SEN, EAL and disabilities. They use creative techniques to interact with children using auditory, visual and kinaesthetic ways of communicating.



There are parking spaces for blue badge holders in surrounding streets. Discover Children’s Story Centre is wheelchair accessible with step free access to all entrances and lifts. Induction loops are available and guide dogs are welcome.


Booking Advice:

  • Events are pre-bookable Monday-Friday 10am-5pm and cannot be booked on day of event
  • £1 booking fee 
  • Family tickets available

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Discover Children’s Story Centre
383-387 High Street
E15 4QZ

Phone number:

+44(0)20 8536 5555


How to get there:

Nearest Station: Stratford

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Things to do, places to go for kids and teenagers - cool, academic, fun and entertaining in London and beyond with KidRated

Laura Porter

  • Excellent special exhibitions in the basement.
  • Under 2s go free and there is plenty to do for that age group as well as up to 10 year olds.
  • It’s fine to take a picnic and eat in the story garden.
  • Great value as you can spend hours here.

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