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



For the past 80 years antibiotics have been man’s most powerful weapon in the war against infectious disease. But lethal bacteria are staging a fierce fightback that has world health experts deeply worried for the future. By Harry de Quetteville. Illustrations by Patrik Svensson