Victoria and Albert Museum

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A bit off the beaten path but just a short walk from Hyde Park, the Victoria & Albert Museum is a treasure in London. Not your typical museum, its collections revolve around photography, costume/fashion, theater & performance and aestheticism. Their permanent collection spans 5000 years of history with over 2 million items, and their special collections are a delight. They also often have great classes, studios and other areas for kids.

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A bit off the beaten path but just a short walk from Hyde Park, the Victoria & Albert Museum is a treasure in London. Not your typical museum, its collections revolve around photography, costume/fashion, theater & performance and aestheticism. Their permanent collection spans 5000 years of history with over 2 million items, and their special collections are a delight. They also often have great classes, studios and other areas for kids.
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Within this labyrinthine collection of stately buildings covering 12 acres lie more than 27,000 pieces and 43,000 photographs. View full review from Travel + Leisure
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Within this labyrinthine collection of stately buildings covering 12 acres lie more than 27,000 pieces and 43,000 photographs: everything from Celtic breastplates, Asian objects, and... View full review from Travel + Leisure
Address: Cromwell Rd, London SW7 2RL, UK
Phone: +44 20 7942 2000
Hours: Closed

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