Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Opening times

10.00 to 17.45 daily
10.00 to 22.00 Fridays


Independent of, and yet extending the Ballets Russes exhibition, a Kinoscope, a contemporary re-imagining of the Kinetoscope peephole projector invented by Thomas Edison and W.K.L. Dickson in the early 1890s, has been placed in Gallery 33 close to the entrance of Diaghilev. It is also close to the V&A’s photography gallery. Kinetoscopes were one of the first devices for the...