Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Ever wondered what it’s like inside an artist’s studio, where designers get their great ideas from, or how an artist makes their final piece? We give chosen practitioners a studio space within the Museum, usually for a six month period, and invite the public to learn about their practice through a range of different activities, workshops and open studios. Artists are also given special access to our collections and resources with the aim of inspiring them to make new and dynamic work during their residency.

Interactive Map

Discover the many treasures in the beautiful V&A galleries, find out where events are happening in the Museum or just check the location of the café, shops, lifts or toilets. Simple to use, the V&A interactive map works on all screen sizes, from your tablet or smartphone to your desktop at home.

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Museum of Childhood: A Book of Childhood Things

Museum of Childhood: A Book of Childhood Things

The Museum of Childhood traces the history of childhood through some of the museum's most cherished objects. The book reveals how children have played…

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Event - Trails

Tue 01 April 2014–Wed 31 December 2014

FAMILY EVENT: Pick up a free family trail from the Learning Centre and set off to explore the museum through puzzles, drawing and observation games.

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