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GAME PLAN Board Games Rediscovered

GAME PLAN Board Games Rediscovered

Exhibition Dates: 20th July - 4 November 2018 (Open 10am - 5pm July - October, 10am - 4pm in November)


Exhibition Information

Are you a Scrabble Champion? A wannabee Chess grandmaster? Or a Monopoly megalomaniac? 

Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered will celebrate the joy, excitement and occasional frustration of playing board games. This exhibition will include some of the most iconic, enthralling and visually striking games from the V&A’s outstanding national collection of board games. The exhibition includes hands-on interactives and more than 100 objects, featuring games from around the world, and explores the important role of design. Throughout the exhibition, selected games of special interest are highlighted with more detailed information on their history and influence.

New Lanark are delighted that GAME PLAN Board Games Rediscovered will be the third exhibition to open the redeveloped Exhibition Gallery in 2018.

GAME PLAN Board Games Rediscovered is a touring exhibition from the V&A Museum of Childhood.

V&A Museum of Childhood


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Itinerary Suggestions

We estimate that the average visit to the exhibition will take around 1 hour. Make the most of your visit to GAME PLAN Board Games Rediscovered with a few of these itinerary suggestions: 


Getting here

New Lanark is around an hour's drive from Glasgow (25 miles/40 kms) or Edinburgh (35 miles/56 Kms) and is well sign-posted from all major routes. The nearest train station is 'Lanark' which has a direct route from Glasgow Central Station. Please click here for more information on getting to New Lanark.


Exhibition Photos

Alice in Wonderland


Game of the Golden Goose



© Images courtesy of V&A Museum of Childhood.
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