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

Hydration

Hydration

Medical Myths:
You should drink eight glasses of water a day.

This myth is so pervasive and engrained even
doctors tell their patients it. It’s actually not true.
There is not a single shred of evidence that says
you need to drink 8 glasses of water a day. We
actually get most of the fluid we need from the
food we eat.

You should drink eight glasses of water a day.