Victoria and Albert Museum - Opening hours, Address, Ticket Prices, What's On

Victoria and Albert Museum

About the Victoria and Albert Museum

One of the big museums of London, the V&A is primarily devoted to the arts and fashions.

It houses a large number of galleries, housing everything from interior furniture, to decorations and artwork.

The cast room is famous for its vast plaster cast models of famous international monuments, and a number of originals will be found in the medieval galleries.

Overseas collections are included, mostly from Asia, with some European.

The museum regularly has paid-for large exhibitions as well.


Victoria and Albert Museum,
Cromwell Road,

Admission Charges

Entry is FREE

Link to Victoria and Albert Museum's website

Victoria and Albert Museum Opening Hours

This Week

9th Jun
10:00am - 5:45pm
10th Jun
10:00am - 5:45pm
11th Jun
10:00am - 5:45pm
12th Jun
10:00am - 5:45pm
13th Jun
10:00am - 5:45pm
14th Jun
10:00am - 10:00pm
15th Jun
10:00am - 5:45pm

Next Week

16th Jun
10:00am - 5:45pm
17th Jun
10:00am - 5:45pm
18th Jun
10:00am - 5:45pm
19th Jun
10:00am - 5:45pm
20th Jun
10:00am - 5:45pm
21st Jun
10:00am - 10:00pm
22nd Jun
10:00am - 5:45pm


Exhibitions Open Now

This display showcases examples of her childhood sketches and domestic projects alongside her famous illustrations that came later.
(Open 18th Feb 2019 to 29th Aug 2019)
From 1947 to the present day, this exhibition traces the history and impact of one of the 20th century’s most influential couturiers, and the six directors who have succeeded him, to explore the enduring influence of the fashion house.
(Open 2nd Feb 2019 to 14th Jul 2019)
This exhibition explores how innovative individuals, communities and organisations are radically re-inventing how we grow, distribute and experience food.
(Open 18th May 2019 to 20th Oct 2019)


Exhibitions Opening Soon

As we approach another major turning point in automotive design, this exhibition looks at the role of the car in shaping the world we live in today.
(Open 23rd Nov 2019 to 19th Apr 2020)

Forthcoming events at Victoria and Albert Museum

Join Mehzebin Adam, curator of the British Red Cross Museum & Archives for a talk on collecting and curating the history of the British Red Cross’s journey with refugees from 1897 to the present day.
 Wednesday, 19th Jun: 2pm to 3pm
Janet Gough OBE explores the development of England’s cathedral cloisters with spectacular photos, to encourage visitors to look beyond cathedral churches.
 Monday, 1st Jul: 7pm to 8:45pm
Dani Trew will speak about her role as Assistant Curator in the Furniture, Textiles and Fashion Department at the V&A, with particular responsibility for the Fashion Gallery.
 Friday, 16th Aug: 6:30pm to 8pm
From cottage gardens to formal gardens, kitchen gardens to water gardens, Kathryn Bradley-Hole, one of Britain's foremost garden writers, will take us on a horticultural tour de force of English gardens.
 Monday, 30th Sep: 7pm to 8:45pm
In this lecture, V&A Director Dr Tristram Hunt explores the architectural, intellectual and political history of the Victorian town hall and asks what that sense of municipal patriotism might offer city life today.
 Wednesday, 2nd Oct: 1pm to 1:45pm

Victoria and Albert Museum Map

Nearby Venues

1. Science Museum
2. Natural History Museum
3. Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum
4. Kensington Palace
5. National Army Museum
6. Carlyle's House
7. Chelsea Physic Garden
8. Apsley House
9. Wellington Arch
10. The Design Museum
11. 18 Stafford Terrace
12. The Royal Mews
13. The Queen's Gallery
14. Leighton House Museum
15. Guards Museum

16. Spencer House
17. Royal Institution (inc Faraday Museum)
18. Handel House Museum
19. Wallace Collection
20. British Dental Museum
21. Churchill War Rooms
22. The Photographers' Gallery
23. Mall Galleries
24. Anaesthesia Heritage Centre
25. Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
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28. Jewel Tower
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