Facilities for People with Physical Disabilities

The V&A is a Grade 1 listed building, some areas of which were designed and built without considering the needs of wheelchair users. For any assistance during your visit, please contact a member of staff or the Disability Officer on telephone +44 (0)20 7942 2766, text phone +44 (0)20 7942 2002, or email disability@vam.ac.uk.

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Guiding service

If you require a guide to assist you around the building, please book in advance by contacting the Bookings Office on telephone +44 (0)20 7942 2211, text phone +44 (0)20 7942 2002, or email bookings.office@vam.ac.uk.

Assistance cannot be guaranteed to visitors who do not book in advance.

Wheelchairs and walking frames are available at Information Desks.

Gallery stools

Stools are available in a range of galleries, please ask a member of staff for assistance.

Events

The Lecture Theatre is easily accessed by lift and can accommodate six wheelchairs.

The Sackler Centre auditorium is accessed by a lift and can accommodate six wheelchairs.

Seminar Rooms 1, 2 and 3 are all accessible and can be accessed by lift.

William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

22 March – 13 July 2014. Experience the world of William Kent, the most prominent architect and designer in early Georgian Britain and explore how his versatility and artistic inventiveness set the style for his age when Britain defined itself as a new nation and developed an Italian-inspired style.

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21 | TWENTY ONE showcases designers living and working in Britain who have come to prominence since the millennium. They lead public taste and critica…

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Event - National Liberal Club

Thu 10 July 2014 14:00

The National Liberal Club was established in 1882 for the purpose of providing club facilities for Liberal Party campaigners, and its impressive neo- Gothic building, designed by Alfred Waterhouse, is the second-largest clubhouse ever built.

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