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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:
+44 20 7942 2000
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10:00 am - 5:45 pm
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Hours:
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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Simply fabulous. Building alone worth a visit. Exhibits breathtaking. Staff friendly. Six stars! And free!!

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York, England, United Kingdom
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Simply fabulous. Building alone worth a visit. Exhibits breathtaking. Staff friendly. Six stars! And free!!

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V&A is the world’s leading museum of art and design in London. It opens daily from 10.00 - 17.45 (Friday: 10.00 - 22.00). Admission is free. Some exhibitions and events carry a separate charge but they are free for V&A Members. There is a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects. Some of them are as old as 5,000 years.... More 

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You won't believe the history of jewelry rooms; never saw so much shiny and sparkling stuff in one place. And that's not counting all the bling in the religious "art" rooms.

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We have visited many good museums in London and this is a must for those who like art and design. Its claim to be a world leader in this field is fully justified. The outstanding exhibit for me was the 'moving' tableau of the Nativity. The slow motion movements of the characters and the music is visually stunning and after... More 

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I didn't plan to go to this museum but it really amazed me. If you are interested in British history, you should visit this place. From fashion to architecture you find a lot of history and interesting details about it. The building itself is wonderful. I will definitely be back there.

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Fabulous museum. Interesting guided tours. Take good comfortable shoes However, being a wet rainy Sunday the queues were very long to get into Revolution exhibition so need to get there early in the day.

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I enjoyed my time here and the guided tour and there is a lot to see and do and the temporary exhibitions are very good. I especially enjoyed the guided tour as it was interesting and informative and I will return here if there's anything I am interested in turns up there.

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dissapointed with this museum was expecting more to do with Queen Victoria but saw nothing. But the entrance was free

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Great museum showing all the glory of a bygone era. Set aside a whole day and smash this and the History Museum as they are next to each other.

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If I had to pick just one all the fabulous museums in London, then it would have to be the V&A. I never tire of it, and admire the way it keeps itself so current. We went on Friday night and when it was open til 9pm. There is a Records & Rebels exhibition showing at the moment, and which... More 

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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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