Victoria & Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom

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Victoria & Albert Museum

Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

London, GB

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020 7942 2000

http://www.vam.ac.uk/

  • 2 mentions in Must sees/dos for first timer in England in early October

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...of that bizarre portrait of an exhausted-looking Kate Middleton, it's a fabulous, very unstuffy museum.I'm also a HUGE fan of the Victoria & Albert Museum. Primarily a design museum, it's an aesthete's dream. I've spent more hours in the book shop here alone..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...try to tailor the trip to their particular likes, I have ended up seeing the Tower Of London, Portobello Market, the Victoria & Albert Museum and Harrods on all of the visits, Camden Market, Westminster Abbey and The British Museum on two of the..." See More

  • 2 mentions in First time. Most kingdomly vivid places to see in 4 days. During holidays.

    • Philip M.

      Philip M. said, "...and there is Saint Paul's Cathedral , but I've never been in there :) 5) For scones, you could visit the Victoria & Albert Museum in South Kensington. The tea rooms here are beautiful Victorian dining rooms, restored to their original function. The museum..." See More

    • Bessie K.

      Bessie K. said, "...brunch. It's not the cheapest option but it's good. I believe they're still open and it's a very chic setting. The Victoria & Albert Museum and area is a whole part of the city worth exploring as well, with various shops and restaurants. Getting..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Best places to explore in London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Switzerland?

    • Lorraine M.

      Lorraine M. said, "...(part of the pass, too). Tower of London. If you have kids, the Tower Bridge Experience is fun for them. The Victoria & Albert Museum -good any age as is the Science Museum, and they are practically opposite each other. A Thames cruise is..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...your party, there loads of things to do, the museums are all fabulous and many are free, I always enjoy the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Museum of London, many people put the The British Museum on their must see list. If I..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Fun things to do in London

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...Cavalry are the guys you see on horses who guard the queen. I love this place but I’m a royalty nerd. Victoria & Albert Museum –if you leave London without seeing the V & A you need to turn around, get right back on..." See More

    • Abby S.

      Abby S. said, "...Make sure you check out the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, the Churchill War Rooms , the Victoria & Albert Museum, and see a show on at the West End. Feel free to contact me with any questions!..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Restaurants/Nightlife/Cultural Landmarks in London this summer

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...All of the museums in London are interesting depending on the subject matter that you enjoy, my personal favorites are the Victoria & Albert Museum for decorative arts, the Museum of London and most people like to stop by the The British MuseumYou might..." See More

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...a place you spend just about a whole day exploring so ultimately it's worth it! My other favorite attraction is the Victoria & Albert Museum. They always have interesting exhibits going on here and the permanent collections are incredible. One of the best..." See More

  • 2 mentions in 2 week itinerary for London, Spain, and Germany?

    • Molly S.

      Molly S. said, "...great to see sights like Big Ben, the House Of Parliament, and Buckingham Palace. If you like art, I'd recommend the Victoria & Albert Museum, Tate Britain, and the Saatchi Gallery to start with - although there's literally hundreds that you can choose..." See More

    • Katie H.

      Katie H. said, "...fit everything in!). Make sure you check out the free places: National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, The British Museum, Tate Britain, Victoria & Albert Museum etc. And if the weather's good, it's always lovely to spend some time relaxing and walking round the parks...." See More

  • 2 mentions in 4 days in London - Local insights on attractions and restaurants?

    • Valerie S.

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      Valerie S. said, "...get your case accepted. Day 4 (Day of Departure) Assuming you're leaving this day, do something close to home like the Victoria & Albert Museum or Natural History Museum near Kensington before you leave. Hope this at least gives you some ideas!..." See More

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...don't like art museums, there is no sense in telling you to go to the National Gallery. I personally love the Victoria & Albert Museum which is largely decorative arts but many men may prefer not to go to that particular museum. The British..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cultural attractions/landmarks

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...dry museum but it’s actually pretty fascinating. The Household Cavalry are the guys you see on horses who guard the queen. Victoria & Albert Museum –if you leave London without seeing the V & A you need to turn around, get right back on..." See More

  • 1 mention in Newcomer to London

    • Kelly D.

      Kelly D. said, "...You’ll find everything from burgers and empanadas to cakes and beers here. If you like coffee, Monmouth makes the best cup. Victoria & Albert Museum V&A Museum Cafe): The museum itself is cool and all, but I think you'd be just as happy if..." See More

  • 1 mention in Where to visit for out first time out of the country?

    • chuck l.

      chuck l. said, "...to see some important tombs in the church. like Robert Peel, Darwin, etc. Big Ben can be seen right outside westminster Victoria & Albert Museum is also great museum focusing more on statues and architecture. Natural History Museum is ok, don't go out of..." See More

  • 1 mention in Young, fun area to stay in London for College Grads?

    • Kelly D.

      Kelly D. said, "...Park has a beautiful place to see plays in the summer calledRegent's Park Open Air Theatre). The National Gallery and the Victoria & Albert Museum for museums (stop by the V & A Cafe for scones and the view). Honest Burgers and Bill's Restaurant..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best locations for a solo round the world trip?

    • Mark P.

      Mark P. said, "...you like museums then you would need to visit the The Louvre and other museums in Paris, The British Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum in London, and the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg (Russia) If you are interested in iconic UNESCO World..." See More

  • 1 mention in How can my family make the most of our trip to London?

    • Laurel W.

      Laurel W. said, "...to save travel time, like the Shakespeare's Globe and Tate Modern are close to each other; the Natural History Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum are across the street from each other; the London Eye is near the House Of Parliament and Big Ben...." See More

  • 1 mention in Which 2 cities should I go to for my 8 day honeymoon trip?

    • Laura C.

      Laura C. said, "...Festival Hall for a drink and take in the view, or you could carry on down to the London Eye. The Victoria & Albert Museum is also one of my Favourites with the Science Museum next door. Outside the city center Primrose Hill is..." See More

  • 1 mention in Free things to do in London?

    • Mat E.

      Mat E. said, "...are free. Many days can be spent wandering around the following all within a 15 minute walk of each other: the Victoria & Albert Museum, Natural History Museum , Science Museum , the Royal College of Art and Royal Geographical Society on Kensington..." See More

  • 1 mention in Saturday evening in London

    • Jamie D.

      Jamie D. said, "...way to enjoy museums, and those in London are some of the best in the world. The The British Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum museum are open late on Friday evenings, and the Tate Modern is open late both Friday and Saturday evenings...." See More

  • 1 mention in Top international destinations with teenage children?

    • Michelle D.

      Michelle D. said, "...Market and portobello markets. Everywhere you look in London there's some amazing historical monument. In terms of museums though, I think Victoria & Albert Museum is one of the best. Of course, very similar sentiments can be expressed about New York City - food,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Non touristy restaurants in London?

    • Michael K.

      Michael K. said, "...lunch try La Bottega just next door, again very popular with the local italian community. This the area for museums the Victoria & Albert Museum, Natural History Museum Science Museum are all minutes away. La Pâtisserie des Rêves is also close by, the..." See More

  • 1 mention in Help us plan a week in London in May/June

    • Amanda J.

      Amanda J. said, "...a standing only pen for two hours while it's pissing down rain). Tate Modern is a great modern art museum and Victoria & Albert Museum is very cool (probably has the best gift shop in the region). The British Museum is another must, and..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do and where to go in England (london) ?

    • Jacqui T.

      Jacqui T. said, "...Dickens Inn, Prospect of Whitby or The Captain Kidd) Walk along South BankVisit the museums in South Kensington (Natural History Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum and the Science Museum)Go to the theatre - I recommend Book of Mormon - Prince of Wales Theatre, The..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best free things to do in Wimbledon?

    • Rachel G.

      Rachel G. said, "...but if you are able to I'd definitely recommend going into the centre of London and visiting the museums there - Victoria & Albert Museum, Science Museum, Natural History Museum etc etc.... In Wimbledon when the weather is nice, I like to walk..." See More

  • 1 mention in Can I bring my backpack in museums?

    • Katie H.

      Katie H. said, "...you can leave it at the entrance, though, often for a small fee. Lots of museums in London (such as the Victoria & Albert Museum and the National Gallery) offer this for free, providing the bag isn't too big (as in, a day pack,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Off the beaten path in London?

    • Kristi D.

      Kristi D. said, "...or Oct. And there are always special exhibits at museums, on our last trip we saw a shoe exhibit at the Victoria & Albert Museum an art exhibit at the House of Illustration plus we had several others on the list that we didn't..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best itinerary for 3 days in London and 4 days in Paris

    • GusGus M.

      GusGus M. said, "...about 2GBP! (Works great if you have a travel card already. Or purchase at most stations via the touch-screens.) 6. The Victoria & Albert Museum. This museum has a room for everyone in the family. Ask museum staff for directions--if you want to..." See More

  • 1 mention in Need help planning how to visit London, Paris, and Newcastle upon Tyne

    • Sarah M.

      Sarah M. said, "...more detail, e.g Buckingham Palace, Houses Of Parliament Shop, etc. I love National Gallery and would recommend that. Also popular are Victoria & Albert Museum, Natural History Museum and Science Museum. For a change explore Borough Market and The area of the Southbank..." See More

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