Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Explore the breathtaking treasures and hidden gems of more than 2,000 years of art and design. From the spectacular collections to our captivating exhibitions and events, there is something for everyone. Plan your visit or browse our galleries at home using the V&A Digital Map. Take part in a learning activity or further your knowledge in the National Art Library. Meanwhile, the V&A bloggers give you a fascinating glimpse at what goes on behind the scenes. There is so much to discover in the world's greatest museum of art and design.

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V&A Members enjoy a wealth of benefits, including free entry to exhibitions, previews, exciting events and the V&A Members’ Room. In addition, you will be supporting the vital work of the V&A.

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Diamond (Hardback)

Diamond (Hardback)

Diamond wasn't always a star. Born to penniless parents who longed for a strong, healthy son, she was a dainty, delicate daughter - and a bitter disap…

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Event - Getting to know your V&A

Sat 09 May 2015 11:00–12:00

Join V&A guide Margaret Raffin and discover the history of the Museum.

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