The V&A has a creepy display of weapons and drugs confiscated from kids

The collection features drugs, weapons and creepy toys pinched from London students by angry teachers.

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The V&A’s Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green has a really creepy exhibition of toys confiscated from children in London’s schools.

The V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green

The V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green

The collection, called ‘Confiscation Cabinets’, was created by Guy Tarrant, an artist and teacher. He collected all sorts of confiscated forbidden items from over 150 London schools over three decades.

Some of the confiscated items are pretty standard:

And some of them are pretty cute:

Who didn't have one of these in the '90s?

Who didn’t have one of these in the ’90s?

Some of them are really sad 🙁

So upsetting :(

So upsetting 🙁

And some of them are really horrible:

Not OK.

Not OK.

And then, there are the weapons:

Crikey.

Crikey.

*Gulps*

*Gulps*

Ouch.

Ouch.

It gets worse. So much worse.

BLOODY HELL.

BLOODY HELL.

But of all 150 items in the exhibition, one is a lot more bizarre than the rest:

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‘Confiscation Cabinets’ is on display at the V&A Museum of Childhood until June 1 2014.