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Victoria & Albert Museum

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City Of London, United Kingdom, England

Category: Historical Places
Posted on 15 March 2018, 10:17:04
Maisie
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Victoria and Albert Museum also known as V&A was founded in 1852 and sprawls across 13 acres and 145 galleries, featuring 5000 years worth of art and...

How to Get There

Looking for free place to visit in London? Go visit Victoria & Albert Museum which located at Kensington, near Natural History Museum. You can easily get there from most London terminuses via bus and Underground connections. The nearest Underground station to this museum is South Kensington station which only five minutes walk from the museum.

What to Do

Victoria and Albert Museum also known as V&A was founded in 1852 and sprawls across 13 acres and 145 galleries, featuring 5000 years worth of art and design. This museum was named after Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert. The exhibits are devided into four main sections: Asia (furniture, textiles and fashion), Sculptur, Metalwork, Ceramics and Glass and word and image. 

From the entrance, you can the this is the largest museum of decorative and applied arts in the world. The collections are stunning and unique, it has dozens of paintings and sketches by Constable, an exceptionally diverse display of historic musical instruments, an unmatched collection of fashionable dress from 17th century to the present day and the most comprehensive holding of post classical European sculpture in the world. 

V&A Museum also has many paintings including a great collection of British watercolours, portait miniatures and over 2000 British and European oil paintings.

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Tips and Trick

This place is very suitable for you who love photography, so don't forget to bring camera into this museum. This museum is open daily from 10 am to 5.45 pm, in Friday this museum will be closed at 10 pm. Need an hour to explore the whole museum, but don't worry you can visit this museum freely. The most important thing that you must know, don't touch anything here and keep this place clean.

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