The Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's leading museum of art, design, and performance, representing more than 3,000 years of human creativity, with collections unrivaled in their scope and diversity and an inspiring range of events.
In recent years, the V&A has undergone a dramatic programme of renewal, expansion and restoration. Highlights include the new Exhibition Road Quarter entrance and exhibition space designed by AL_A architects. As well as the the Jewellery gallery, where you can marvel at Queen Victoria's sapphire and diamond coronet.
From the Cast Courts with its display of copies of originals to the new Photography Centre, you can discover some of the greatest surviving treasures and iconic works. The stunning Europe 1600 - 1815 galleries and British galleries, illustrate the story of Europe and Britain through the lens of art and design.
In addition to its outstanding free permanent collection, the V&A offers a programme of temporary exhibitions and an events programme for all.
To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience, you can expect to find special safety measures in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. For more information, check direct with the venue ahead of your visit.
Prices and opening times
Admission to the V&A is free.
There are charges for some of the special exhibitions and events.
Opening times: 10am to 5.45 daily, Friday 10am to 10pm Closed 24, 25 and 26 December.
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Venue Details & Map
Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road, South KensingtonLondonSW7 2RL
- +44 (0)20 7942 2000
- Public transport:
- Tube: South Kensington, Knightsbridge Train: Victoria. Follow the Museums tunnel from South Kensington Underground.
- Event Facilities
- Breakout Rooms
- Offers charity rates
- Raked or tiered seating offered
- Payment Facilities
- Free entry