Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

In partnership with
Swarovski

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty - Visitor & Ticket Information

Booking Information

Timed tickets are in operation. Advance booking is recommended. Tickets are limited to 4 per transaction.

Booking fees apply to advance tickets booked both online and over the phone, with a lower fee applicable to online bookings. Advance online and telephone tickets must be booked at least 24 hours prior to visit.

The V&A advises that you do not buy tickets or Memberships from unauthorised sellers. Authorised advance tickets are only available from the Museum or via LOVEtheatre and FNAC tickets. V&A Membership can only be purchased via the V&A Website or from the Museum. Memberships are non-transferrable and can only be used by the named card holder.

Tickets are available to purchase at the Museum on day of visit. You are advised to arrive at the V&A for Museum opening at 10.00 for the best chance of purchasing a ticket; a minimum of 200 tickets will be available each day. Please note tickets bought on the day may not be for immediate entry to the exhibition, but for later on that day.

Any ticket or Membership re-sold or transferred for profit or commercial gain without written permission from the V&A becomes void and the holder may be refused entry or ejected from the venue. Any customer unsure of the legitimacy of a website should contact the Museum before purchasing their tickets. 

Free to V&A Members

Join today - membership starts at £64

Book online

Prices

£17.60 Full, including donation* (+£1.50 booking fee per ticket)
£16.50 Senior citizens, including donation* (+£1.50 booking fee per ticket)
£16 Full (+£1.50 booking fee per ticket)
£15 Senior citizens (+£1.40 booking fee per ticket)
£9 Full-time students, 12 - 17 year olds, ES40 holders, disabled people (+£1.20 booking fee per ticket)
£25 (+£3.10 booking fee per ticket) Family of one adult & two 12–17 year olds
£41 (+£3.40 booking fee per ticket) Family of two adults & two 12–17 year olds

Buy tickets now online

*If you donate a minimum of 10% on top of your ticket price and are a UK tax payer, the Gift Aid scheme means we can claim back the tax you have already paid on the earnings used to buy the ticket. This means we can claim an additional 25p for every £1 you give us - vital support for our work.

Book in person at the V&A

Prices as above. No handling charge or booking fee. A limited number of tickets are available for purchase on the day. Entry cannot be guaranteed.

Book by phone

+44 (0)800 912 6961

Prices

£17.60 Full, including donation* (+£1.90 booking fee per ticket)
£16.50 Senior citizens, including donation* (+£1.90 booking fee per ticket )
£16 Full (+£1.90 booking fee per ticket)
£15 Senior citizens (+£1.80 booking fee per ticket)
£9 Full-time students, 12 - 17 year olds, ES40 holders, disabled people (+£1.60 booking fee per ticket)
£25 (+£3.20 booking fee per ticket) Family of one adult & two 12–17 year olds
£41 (+£3.80 booking fee per ticket) Family of two adults & two 12–17 year olds

Free tickets and member rates

Free to under-12s, carers accompanying disabled people, V&A Members and Patrons, ICOM / Museum Association card holders, Blue Badge Guides, American and International Friends of the V&A. Half-price tickets for Art Fund and D&AD members.

Groups (10+ visitors)

10% discount
Call +44 (0)20 7942 2211 to book
Special talks and tours are available to complement the exhibition
Call +44(0)20 7942 2211 or email bookings.office@vam.ac.uk

Educational Groups (10+ visitors)

Admission is £3 per student for most exhibitions from all UK & European State Funded school, college and university groups booking at least 10 days in advance. 1 teacher for every 15 students can go in for free. Call +44 (0)20 7942 2211 to book (all pre-bookings are timed entry).

Community Groups (10+ visitors)

Admission is free to community groups booking at least 10 days in advance. Call +44 (0)20 7942 2211 to book (all pre-bookings are timed entry).

Visitor Information

Exhibition opening times

14 March – 2 August 2015
Daily 10.00 - 17.30
(last ticket sold 16.15, last entry 16.30)
Friday 10.00 - 21.30
(last ticket sold 20.15, last entry 20.30)
Exhibition closes 15 minutes prior to the Museum closing

Late night opening

The V&A is open late every Friday - why not take this opportunity to visit the exhibition, meet friends and have a drink in our café-bar.

How to reach the V&A

Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7
+44 (0)20 7942 2000

London Underground

The Museum is a 5-minute walk from South Kensington London Underground station (Piccadilly, Circle and District Lines) and a 10-minute walk from Knightsbridge London Underground station (Piccadilly Line).

Buses

The C1, 14, 74 and 414 stop outside the Cromwell Road entrance. The Open Tour stop outside the Museum as part of their Double Decker Bus sightseeing tour of London.

Access

There is full access to the galleries. We have a wide range of services for disabled visitors.
Call +44 (0)20 7942 2766 or textphone +44 (0)20 7942 2002 for details.
For more information on access, see V&A Disability Information

In partnership with Swarovski

Swarovski is delighted to partner the V&A in bringing Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty to London. The crystal house and Alexander McQueen share a rich history, beginning in the 1990s when Isabella Blow introduced the young maverick designer to Nadja Swarovski. Swarovski went on to support McQueen’s Spring/Summer 1999 collection, the first of numerous collaborations including the creation, alongside Tord Boontje, of the V&A’s Grand Entrance crystal Christmas tree in 2003; and the dramatic Swarovski Gemstone-encrusted Bird’s Nest Headdress for his Autumn/Winter 2006 collection. Swarovski has worked with designers since Daniel Swarovski’s precision-cut stones became prized ingredients in the dressmaking ateliers of Paris, beginning the tradition of close collaboration between Swarovski and haute couture that remains to this day.​

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