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V&A - Victoria and Albert Museum

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Address: Cromwell Road | South Kensington, London SW7 2RL, England
Phone Number: 020 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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Brilliant Museum

I actually went to a Bar Mitzvah here last week it was unbelievable and the banqueting halls are magic. Walking around this amazing architecture was stepping back in time and at... read more

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Beverly Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I actually went to a Bar Mitzvah here last week it was unbelievable and the banqueting halls are magic. Walking around this amazing architecture was stepping back in time and at night it was a magical sight

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited this museum and all of the decor is beautiful! My favorite part is the garden. It is breathtaking and a great place to sit and enjoy coffee or tea or sit on the grass. Also a great place for kids as there are a lot of things to see and do in this garden. This museum is also free!... More 

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The V&A has wonderful displays and multi media presentations. They usually have something entertaining on a Friday evening, which is great for a night out with a cultural twist.

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"You say you want a Revolution" is a must see exhibit. Although the V & A is free, you must purchase a ticket for this special part. This is an appealing trip through the music, culture and counterculture of the late 60's

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Amazing place, had to go twice and still didn't see it all. Bonus that it's free too! Nice outside cafe. Jewellery was great but unfortunately was closed when we went back to see the upstairs part.

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We went to see the engineer Arup special exhibit and it was splendid. Well arranged and totally informative - about one of the most important engineers of the last century (Sydney Opera House, Paris Pompidou, HSBC Building Singapore, etc).

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Very good and massively enjoyable Extremely well put together, a great flashback to amazing times. With of course the bonus of brilliant music Magic

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My first visit to V & A Museum: this is a fantastic place. So very much to see, both art and dresses, shoes, porcelain and furniture... Also there is a a very beautiful cafeteria inside the museum- a good place to rest your feet in between strolling in the museums large halls. Don't forget to visit this place when visiting... More 

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Lovely collection, laid out beautifully. My other half loves jewellery, and their collection is great

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Free entry to many of the rooms, but the exhibitions that are chargeable are always really worth it. Superb venue and such grand decoration. You can easily while away an afternoon, especially if it's raining

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