Victoria And Albert Museum

Currently Open [Closes at 10:00 pm]
  • Address: Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:45 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-2079422000
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Art Gallery, Museums, Family And Kids

Reputed as the world’s greatest art and design museum and often referred to as the V&A, it is home to over 4.5 million objects. The museum was founded in 1852 and named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

The museum has 145 galleries showcasing thousands of years of creativity from around the world leading up to the present day exhibits. Visitors can see ceramics, fashion, furniture, jewellery, art, sculpture and much more, all under one enormous roof. The Medieval Renaissance Gallery, The Jewellery Gallery and the British Gallery are a definitely worth seeing. There is also a gift shop on the premises. Victoria and Albert Museum is one of the main tourist attractions to visit and should definitely feature in you London Itinerary 2 Weeks and London Itinerary 10 Days

  • Entry is free.

  • Exhibitions close 15 minutes prior to Museum closing times.
  • The tunnel entrance to the V&A is open from 10.00 am- 5.40 pm Saturday to Thursday and 10.00 am- 8.00 pm on Fridays.
  • For detailed opening hours of other attractions inside the museum, please check the official website.

  • Tube Station : South Kensington

  • Cassis Bristro
  • The Good Earth
  • V&A Cafe
  • Pallette Restaurant

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  • Victoria And Albert Museum Address: Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, United Kingdom
  • Victoria And Albert Museum Contact Number: +44-2079422000
  • Victoria And Albert Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 05:45 pm
  • Victoria And Albert Museum Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Victoria And Albert Museum(preferred time): 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Victoria And Albert Museum: 02:30 Hrs
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  • 50.39% of people who visit London include Victoria And Albert Museum in their plan

  • 40.45% of people start their Victoria And Albert Museum visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Victoria And Albert Museum

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

93.73% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Victoria And Albert Museum

People normally club together Big Ben London and Natural History Museum while planning their visit to Victoria And Albert Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • My first ever visit and I took 30 sixth form design students with me. It was a very useful visit and the shear size and scale of the place is impressive. Excellent textiles exhibits as well as furniture and other design areas. We took loads of photos for research. When we go again next year we'll get students to take sketches books in order to record more of the close up detail of objects like mechanisms. Well worth the trip

  • Become a member! This is one of my absolute favourite London museums. It’s a real treasure trove and with such elegant architecture and design, it always feels like such a treat. The paid exhibitions (in particular) are so well curated and always very relevant. I’ve actually spent almost whole days here with my family enjoying the fantastic selection of private collections; if you enjoy textiles and fashion, there really isn’t another museum anywhere near as exciting to visit. It has a lovely walled garden with a small water area which young families enjoy in the summer with ice cream and sandwiches available as well as other hot food areas. Yes it gets busy so come early but it really is a rare gem and a worthwhile experience.

  • The museum's in London are amazing and are full day experiences just by themselves. The V and A museum has art and design from all corners of the world and is well laid out so that you can find different exhibits easily and they complement each other. The temporary exhibit "censured" was an interesting look at the history of censorship (trust me much more exciting than it sounds). London can be a cultural delight without breaking the bank

  • The V&A is a tour de force for what a great museum should be. Not only is it filled with classic art from across the world, albeit many if them replicas, but the temporary exhibitions are constantly of a high standard. The lay out is fantastic, giving each piece space to breath. It's a beautiful building close to the station. Well worth many a visit.

  • This is the best decorative arts exhibition in the world. You can visit a dozen times and find not just a new delight but a new room full of delights just by turning down a different corridor or going up some stairs. My daughter and I once walked by chance into a fascinating ceramic workshop, having ventured to the top of the staircase on the west wing. There is a lovely courtyard, beyond which is a lovely restaurant with remarkable walls and ceiling. There are engrossing temporary exhibits such as the Alexander McQueen or the Pink Floyd. There are rooms and corridors of sculptures, some monumental, some delicate and small. There are sustained glass, whole church altars and pulpits, costumes. This is by no means an exhaustive list... There is a glass work gallery; Islamic art; jewellery...... There are members areas.... If you visit London you actually must visit this place.

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  • do you have an archive dept in relation to the old music hall era as i am researching my great,great grandparents who were on the stage.

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    • It is recommended that you call Victoria and Albert Museum to know if they have an archive department. You may call on  44 (0)20 7942 2000 and ask for the details. 

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