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V&A - Victoria and Albert Museum

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Knightsbridge
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Address: Cromwell Road | South Kensington, London SW7 2RL, England
Phone Number:
+44 20 7942 2000
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10:00 am - 5:45 pm
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Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Thu 10:00 am - 5:45 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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The world's greatest museum of art and design.The V&A's collections are...

The world's greatest museum of art and design.The V&A's collections are unrivalled in their diversity. Explore historical and contemporary art and design, including works of art from many of the world's richest cultures. Admission free.

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A spectacular experience - don't miss out!

I've visited the V&A several times in my life, but can honestly say it never fails to enchant me when I walk in through the doors. From the awesome collection of artwork and... read more

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've visited the V&A several times in my life, but can honestly say it never fails to enchant me when I walk in through the doors. From the awesome collection of artwork and jewellery to the excellent exhibits and learning aids, I cannot fault this London landmark. Unmissable!

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The museum is amazing, building, the people there are helpful and the cafe is a must! Great food reasonable priced perfect for a cheap lunch in a beautiful spot. But... Paid for an exhibition and could see it due to too many people. It was really annoying. You pay for a time slot then there are that many people going... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited the Revolution exhibition, sub-titled Sex, Drugs and Rock n'Roll. The museum is free to enter, but tickets need to be purchased for this event. The staff were all helpful, audio machines worked perfectly. It is an excellent exhibition, lots of things to see and read, well laid out and easy to get around. Felt quite emotional after listening to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A fantastically located historic British museum which is brilliant for themed evenings. A must for designers and those interested in design. A great mix of dramatic and old under one roof.

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Foresthill, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit to the museum! Enjoyed afternoon tea in a room with beautiful stained glass windows. Excellent fashion exhibit called Undressed. Definitely needed more time to see it all.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Every time I go to London I visit this wonderful place. The exhibitions are just unbelievable. Recently I visited 'You say you want Revolution ?' And I would suggest everybody to go for it.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We saw the special exhibits Revolution (I lived through this period) and Undressed., both well presented. We could have spent a lot more time here but with only 6 days in London we just scratched the surface of what to see.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The outside is stunning, popped in as friend wanted to visit the tea room. Stunning. Very popular exhibition on at the moment. Will return.

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It was a good exhibit. I loved the end of the tour, which I won't give away. Give yourself lots of time to see the whole exhibit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There is so much to do here, we went to a temporary exhibition but the main museum never fails to interest.

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When millions of tourists want to shop 'til they drop, they do it along Brompton Road and its boutique-lined tributaries, including the world-renowned Harrods. And when millionaires want to flaunt what they've already got, many of them find Knightsbridge and Belgravia the perfect place to do so, often behind stately mansion walls or down quiet private mews. Delve beyond the ultra-luxe exterior and you'll find some of this city's cosiest pubs, quiet gardens, and all sorts of indie retailers and enterprises worth a short exercise in spontaneous window shopping. For those looking to take a break from shopping, Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, and some of the city's most popular museums are nearby.
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