Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Wedding Dress 1775-2014: Visitor & Ticket Information

Booking Information

Timed tickets are in operation. Advance booking is recommended.

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.

Free to V&A Members

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Prices

£13.50 Full, including donation* (+£1.40 booking fee per ticket)

£11.00 Senior citizens, including donation* (+£1.20 booking fee per ticket)

£12.00 Full (+£1.40 booking fee per ticket)
£10.00 Senior citizens (+£1.20 booking fee per ticket)
£8.00 Full-time students, 12-17 year olds, ES40 holders, disabled (+£1.20 booking fee per ticket)

£20.00 Family of 1 adult & 2 12-17 year olds (+£2.80 booking fee per family ticket)

£32.00 Family of 2 adults & 2 12-17 year olds (+£3.20 booking fee per family ticket)

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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

£13.50 Full, including donation* (+£1.80 booking fee per ticket)

£11.00 Senior citizens, including donation* (+£1.60 booking fee per ticket)

£12.00 Full (+£1.80 booking fee per ticket)

£10.00 Senior citizens (+£1.60 booking fee per ticket)

£8.00 Full-time students, 12-17 year olds, ES40 holders, disabled (+£1.60 booking fee per ticket)

£20.00 Family of 1 adult & 2 12-17 year olds (+£3.20 booking fee per family ticket)

£32.00 Family of 2 adults & 2 12-17 year olds (+£3.60 booking fee per family ticket)

*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.

Free tickets and member rates

Free to under 12s, up to two carers accompanying disabled people, V&A Members and Director's Circle, ICOM / Museums 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 £2 per person for school, college and university groups booking at least 10 days in advance. 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

3 May 2014 – 15 March 2015

Daily 10.00-17.30 (last ticket sold 16.45, last entry 17.00)
Friday 10.00-22.00 (last ticket sold 20.45, last entry 21.00)
Closed 24-26 December 2014

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 Wedding Dresses 1775–2014, meet friends and have a drink in our café-bar.

The Museum can get exceptionally busy during Friday Late. To ensure the best possible experience for all our visitors, please note that the following entry arrangements apply:

If you are a V&A Member, corporate member or ticket holder for either an exhibition or event, please use the Exhibition Road entrance.

All other visitors should use the Cromwell Road entrance. On occasion, if the Museum reaches capacity, it may be necessary to allow access on a one-in-one-out basis.

Tickets will be available to buy at the exhibtion door, but to guarantee entry we strongly advise pre-booking. 

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.

Further information about Disability & Access at the V&A.

Photography

We are not able to allow photography or sketching in the temporary exhibitions due to copyright and visitor flow restrictions.

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