Victoria and Albert Museum

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William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain - 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

£9.00 Full, including donation* (+£1.20 booking fee per ticket)
£8.00 Senior citizens, including donation* (+£1.20 booking fee per ticket)
£8.00 Full (+£1.20 booking fee per ticket)
£7.00 Senior citizens (+£1.00 booking fee per ticket)
£6.00 Full-time students, 12-17 year olds, ES40 holders, disabled (+£1.00 booking fee per ticket)
£14.00 Family of 1 adult & 2 12-17 year olds (+£2.30 booking fee per family ticket)
£22.00 Family of 2 adults & 2 12-17 year olds (+£2.80 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.

Book by phone

+44 (0)20 7420 9736

Prices

£9.00 Full, including donation* (+£1.60 booking fee per ticket)
£8.00 Senior citizens, including donation* (+£1.60 booking fee per ticket)
£8.00 Full (+£1.60 booking fee per ticket)
£7.00 Senior citizens (+£1.40 booking fee per ticket)
£6.00 Full-time students, 12-17 year olds, ES40 holders, disabled (+£1.40 booking fee per ticket)
£14.00 Family of 1 adult & 2 12-17 year olds (+£2.70 booking fee per family ticket)
£22.00 Family of 2 adults & 2 12-17 year olds (+£3.20 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).

Ticket Offers

Chiswick House

Enjoy 2 for 1 adult entry to Chiswick House with your William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain exhibition ticket or V&A Membership until 6 July 2014.

Kensington Palace

Exhibition ticket holders also receive 10% discount on adult entry to Kensington Palace from 17 April- 6 July 2014.

Terms and Conditions

1) A valid ticket to William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain must be presented at Chiswick House and Kensington Palace ticket desks to claim the offers. V&A Membership can also be presented at Chiswick House to receive 2 for 1 entry.
2) Exhibition ticket qualifies 2 for 1 adult entry to Chiswick House and 10% discount off the full adult ticket entry price at Kensington Palace.
3) Chiswick House offer valid until 6 July 2014 and Kensington Palace offer between 17 April- 6 July 2014.
4) Can not be used in conjunction with any other offer, promotion or discount and applies only to normal, adult one day admission tickets only.
5) Only one discount voucher may be used per person.
6) Photocopied, forged or defaced tickets will not be accepted.
7) Chiswick House and Kensington Palace tickets purchased using this offer must be used on the day of purchase.

 

Visitor Information

Exhibition opening times

22 March – 13 July 2014
Daily 10.00 - 17.30
(last ticket sold 16.45, last entry 17.00)
Friday 10.00 - 21.30
(last ticket sold 20.45 last entry 21.00)

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 William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain, meet friends and have a drink in our café-bar.

The Museum can get exceptionally busy during Friday Late (last Friday of every month). 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 exhibition 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.
For more information on access, see V&A Disability Information

Organised by the Bard Graduate Center, New York City and the V&A.
Support generously provided by The Ruddock Foundation for the Arts.
With thanks to the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of The Selz Foundation.