Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The Great Exhibition in 1851 was the first international exhibition of manufactured products. It was organised by Henry Cole and Prince Albert, and held in a purpose-built Crystal Palace in Hyde Park. Many of the objects in the Exhibition were used as the first collection for the South Kensington Museum which opened in 1857 and later became the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Private Group Tours & Talks

We offer a wide range of tours to meet your group requirements. Whether a group has a special area of interest, wishes to explore a particular gallery or just get an overview of the Museum's collection the Groups Team can help.

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Constable: The Making of a Master Exhibition Poster||EVAEX

Constable: The Making of a Master Exhibition Poster||EVAEX

Poster for the V&A exhibition - Constable: The Making of a Master   Created exclusively for the V&A.   Study of cirrus cloud…

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Event - St Bartholomew the Great

Thu 08 January 2015–Mon 12 January 2015

St Bartholomew the Great is one of the most extraordinary buildings in London.Members will be given a guided tour by architectural historian Dr Gabriel Byng from ChurchCare, a division of
the Church of England.

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