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East London is perfect for families as well as students, with plenty of outdoor spaces, interactive family friendly museums and dedicated spaces for child development and entertainment. Whether you’re a bit of a daredevil, a museum enthusiast or a yummy mummy below are our top picks in the area.

Discover Story Centre is an immersive, exploratory play space dedicated to stories. Spread out over two floors of magical Story Worlds, children delight in running wild indoors or within the large outdoor Story Garden. Children and their imaginations can roam to their hearts' desire.

Zapspace is a trampoline park in the heart of Stratford. On an evening you can have trampoline fitness classes, a Jump and Jam or a game of trampoline dodgeball. During the days you can bring the kids along to jump and enjoy the free soft play area.

Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green tells the stories of childhood through children’s toys, historical artefacts, exhibitions and lots of interactive spaces where children can get busy exploring and playing. With a varied programme of family friendly activities including storytelling, immersive musical events, a children’s forum and lots of arts and crafts, it is a must for any parent or museum enthusiast.