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Welcome to Victoria and Albert Museum

Victoria and Albert Museum

Originally known as the Museum of Manufacture, the Victoria and Albert Museum (or V&A Museum, as it is popularly known) in London is a veritable treasure trove of artefacts from cultures around the world. Devoted to art and design, it houses more than 27,000 works including paintings, photographs, sculpture, textiles, furniture, metalwork, ceramics and fashion going back 3,000 years. The V&A Museum hosts regular family activities and workshops, and has a sculptured garden within.

Information & Facts

Cromwell Road, London
Free. Some temporary exhibitions carry a separate fee.
English is the official language, though visitors will be astonished by the variety of regional accents.

The currency is the pound (GBP), which is divided into 100 pence. ATMs are available in all towns and Visa, MasterCard and American Express are widely accepted; visitors with other cards should check with their credit card companies in advance. Foreign currency can be exchanged at bureaux de change and large hotels, however better exchange rates are likely to be found at banks. Travellers cheques are accepted in all areas frequented by tourists; they are best taken in Pounds Sterling to avoid additional charges.

Opening Times
Daily 10am-5:45pm; open Friday until 10pm.
Local time in the United Kingdom is GMT (GMT +1 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October).
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