Members Tour: Treasures on the Thames

Gain a deeper understanding of some of London’s most spectacular historical homes on the banks of the Thames through their treasures now held at the V&A.

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  • V&A South Kensington

    Cromwell Road
    London, SW7 2RL

  • The Blavatnik Hall

  • For Members

  • Tickets cost £15.00

    Includes refreshments.

Past Event
Members Tour: Treasures on the Thames photo

“Slow let us trace the matchless vale of Thames.” (James Thompson) What inspired William Morris’ “Hammersmiths”? How did Horace Walpole greet his French visitors? Why did Mrs Garrick weep for her chintz? Join V&A Guide Elizabeth Hamilton on a trip up the Thames from Bishops' Palace, Fulham to Garrick’s Villa, Hampton meeting people of note along the way through selected pieces in the Museum’s collection.

Tour end times are approximate and may vary to what is shown. Optional light refreshments will be served after the tour in the Members' Room.