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V&A - Victoria and Albert Museum, London


V&A - Victoria and Albert Museum, London
© Laura Porter, licensed to About.com, Inc. Victoria and Albert Museum London

Victoria and Albert Museum London

© Laura Porter

About The V&A:

Always free to visit, The V&A is a great museum of art & design, and holds over 3000 years worth of artifacts from many of the world's richest cultures, including the most comprehensive collection of British design & art from 1500 to 1900. There's furniture, ceramics, photography, sculpture, and much more.

While I had always thought of the V&A as a more mature destination and not overtly for families, a trip with my young daughter proved me wrong as she loved the place! There are Gallery Backpacks to borrow for free every day plus weekend and holiday time workshops for a variety of ages (and not just for kids).



Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Nearest Tube Station:

South Kensington

Use the Online Journey Planner to plan your route by public transport.

Telephone Number:

020 7942 2000

Official Website:


Opening Times:

Daily: 10am - 5.45pm
Every Friday open till 10pm

Private Tour:

Book a Private Tour of Aspley House and the Victoria and Albert Museum.

You may also be interested in The V&A Clothworkers' Centre for the Study and Conservation of Textiles & Fashion which has public tours once a month.

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