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Albert Memorial

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This gigantic bejeweled shrine protects the gilt bronze sculpture of Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, which was designed and executed after the Prince Consort's death in 1861.
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Princes Gate | Kensington Gore, London W8, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The memorial is huge and very impressive, but it is completely fenced off so that you can’t get close to it but it was definitely something to be seen. We found it difficult to get close enough to be able to photograph the cornerstone sculptures,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked through Hyde park to the Royal Albert Hall and obviously visited the memorial of Prince Albert enroute, and it was lovely to see it up close in all its glorious splendour , a fitting memorial for a fine royal and human 👍

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed July 5, 2019

An impressive monument to the love that Victoria had for Albert. Having enjoyed the recent seasons of the dramatized version of Victoria's life, I have a greater appreciation for why she would have made such a massive and elaborate monument to her late husband. The...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank I_of_Texas
Reviewed July 3, 2019

This memorial is across from the Royal Albert Music Hall at the edge of Hyde Park, and it's huge! The details are incredible. Well worth the look if you are in the area.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank StefanieH443
Reviewed July 2, 2019

We hadn't expected to visit the memorial, not realising that it's across the road from the Royal Albert Hall. It's a fantastic monument to visit, and tells a story of a time gone by!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

Well it is big and shiny and pretty intricate but I just cannot see the point of it. If you happen to be in that corner of Hyde Park (close to Albert Hall) then by all means go and have a look (it is hard...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

A shining, glittering, gorgeously maintained memorial to Albert and all things colonial. So. My grown daughter and I spent a gorgeous afternoon here and in the gardens. Still. Colonialism and oppression. So.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

Imposing Albert Memorial dominates the landscape of beautiful Kensington Gardens and faces Royal Albert Hall. It is a tribute to Queen Victoria’s beloved husband, father of her nine children, an innovator and educator who cared about the well being and progress of England. His accomplishments...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 27, 2019

Situated in Kensington Gardens, the Albert Memorial was commissioned by Queen Victoria to commemorate Prince Albert, following his death on 14-Dec-1861, aged just 42 and is sited directly opposite the Royal Albert Hall, built 1867-71. The centrepiece of the memorial is a golden statue of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

Passed the memorial on the way to the Albert Hall named after the consort of Queen Victoria. It is a most impressive structure and a very fitting remembrance.

Date of experience: May 2019
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