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- Duration: 3 Hrs
Departure Time :
10 am and 2 pm
Departure Details :
Tour departs from Victoria and Albert Museum main entrance in Cromwell Road by the Information Desk
Return Details :
Concludes at the Victoria & Albert Museum exit in Exhibition Road, SW7
Cancellation Policy : For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
OverviewYour tour begins at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Londons Victorian centre of art and crafts created by the Royal Couple. It is now a museum of Arts and Crafts from all countries, styles and periods. Apart from the main collection of oil paintings and watercolours (with the emphasis on the British ones and a collection of Constables oil sketches), sculptures and architectural examples, the museum contains the worlds finest collection of applied arts such as weapons and armours, tapestries and carpets, jewellery and theatrical costumes and scenery, furniture and ceramics, fashion and modern design.
Visit the famous Cartoons for tapestries which Raphael created for pope Leo X and the recently refurbished Renaissance and Medieval Galleries and the more recent Baroque Galleries.
- Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
- Private guide for a more personalized experience
- Led by an art historian
- All entrance fees included
Know More about this tour
Your guide who will show you briefly the main Museum Galleries of European, American and Asian Art, will concentrate in the highlight of the Museum. He or she will show you the mode of the first prefab glass building used to hold in the Park the Great Exhibition of 1851 called The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, later expanded to all Arts.
You will see Ancient Textiles and Modern Chairs, works by Michelangelo, Leonardo and Giambologna; Berninis largest marble statue moved out of Italy; Canova and Rodins sculptures. In the Islamic Galleries the Ardabil Carpet, the largest and finest carpet in the world; Tipus Tiger from Misore; Indian Jewellery, European Jewellery from Ancient to Modern times, Miniatures and Limnings, Clothes by the best designers of our day, Glass and Ceramics galore, etc. etc.
This private tour is hosted by a professional guide specializing in art history. Please list any special interests you have (art, architecture, history) at time of booking to alert our guide so that he or she can better prepare for your private tour.
Professional art historian guide
Entry/Admission - V&A - Victoria and Albert Museum
Entry/Admission - Apsley House
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate