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


Author: Andrew Lewis (Digital Content Delivery Manager)
UK Museums on the Web is a great opportunity for people in the museum sector to network and bring ideas together about the web and related digital. This year it was at the Wellcome Collection, London.Here are some brief highlights of sessions, but there were of course lots more great ideas buzzing about.Some themes emerging during the day included:a common acceptance that digital is ubiquitous in...
Author: Andrew Lewis (Digital Content Delivery Manager)
We have been at the annual Museum Computer Network (MCN) conference this week, which celebrates its 40th year in 2012. This is a great mix of different tech people working in the museum sector and has a very strong open collaborative learning community. This year it's in Seattle.This year’s theme, 'The Museum Unbound: Shifting Perspectives, Evolving Spaces, Disruptive Technologies...
Author: Andrew Lewis (Digital Content Delivery Manager)
Responsive design - making a website display in an optimal way for the user's hardware - is something that had been on our radar for quite some time. After all, nobody enjoys looking at a full-size web page shrunk down to tiny scale on a small mobile screen!Here is an outline of the initial release of the V&A website's responsive display for mobile devices and how this works. This launched in...