Carol returned home from the Boston Children's Museum with a vision. Children in her city would have a museum of their own! By 1975, a group of forward-thinking educators, leaders, and volunteers had been assembled to test museum ideas. That summer, 21 programs were tested in playgrounds and parks throughout the city.
An interim board of directors incorporated the London Children's Museum and began working out of the London Urban Resource Centre, using a trailer donated by the Western University.