The V&A is the worlds leading museum of art and design; housing a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects that span over 5,000 years of human creativity. The Museum holds many of the UKs national collections and houses some of the greatest resources for the study of architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, jewellery, glass, ceramics, book arts, Asian art and design, theatre and performance.
The V&A was originally established in 1852, following the enormous success of the Great Exhibition of the previous year. Since its foundation, the Museum and its collections have continued to grow into one of the worlds greatest resources of art and design,housed in one of the finest groups of Victorian buildings in Britain.
Your Blue Badge guide is an official, professional tourist guide of the United Kingdom, recognized by local tourist bodies throughout the UK, and by Visit Britain as one ofBritains official tourist guides.
Your visit will start meeting the guide outside of theMuseum, where you will be provided a brief explanation of the museum; next, youll be taken to the most important expositions. After 1.5 hours of the tour you will have free time to spend it at your own leisure!