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Victoria and Albert Museum, London

The V&A is the greatest museum of art and design, a world treasure house with collections of fabulous scope and diversity. The Museum holds over 3000 years worth of artefacts from many of the world's richest cultures.

The V&A museum houses art and design artefacts spanning 3000 years of history and from all corners of the world.

There are over 27.000 works and over 43,000 images in the permanent collections of ceramics,fashion, furniture, glass, metalwork, paintings, photographs, prints, sculpture, and textiles. The V&A also offers changing exhibitions exploring various aspects of art and design. To find out about current exhibitions vist the V&A website or call +44 (0)20 7942 2000.

For families there are lots of exciting free events and activities and a wide range of workshops for 11-18 year olds. Again, these change on a regular basis so call ahead for more information.

The Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green and the archives and stores at Blythe House, Kensington Olympia are also part of the V&A museums and entry is also free.

Opening Times

10.00 to 17.45 daily
selected galleries remain open after 18.00

10.00 to 22.00 Fridays

Closed 24, 25 & 26 December

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Ticket Prices

Entrance to the V&A is free. Admission prices for exhibitions vary.

Disabled Facilities

People with disabilities are entitled to free admission to V&A exhibitions with up to two friends.

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More Information

Telephone: 0870 906 3883

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Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road

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