The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria & Albert Museum, formally known as The Museum of Manufactures in 1851, than The South Kensington Museum in 1854, is the world’s largest museum of art and design, with an incomparable history of 300 years. It was named after Prince Albert and Victoria. It is located in the Brompton district of The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England.

The Victoria and Albert MuseumConstruction: Since from very beginning, it has undergone a great period of renewal and restoration. The own architecture of The Victoria & Albert Museum, is a must watch and adorable thing. It is further Subdivided in different areas for visitor convenience, into educational department , research and conservation area and four Collections departments, Asia; Furniture, Textiles and Fashion; Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics & Glass and Word & Image. The museum has 145 galleries.

Main attractions: The Victoria and Albert Museum displays extraordinary collections from around the world from Venetian glass and Chinese art, to high-button shoes and tapestry cartoons by Raphael. The stunning collection covers European, Indian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Islamic artifacts ranging from ceramics, glass, metalwork and sculpture to costume, armour, weaponry and furniture.

Today’s world is occupied with modern technology, but still nothing worth more than our old historical art and design.

Opening times:
10.00 to 17.45 daily
10.00 to 22.00 Fridays
Free Entry

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