Free Timed Tickets On now until Sunday, 19 September 2021

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  • On now until Sunday, 19 September 2021

  • Opening times

    Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 – 17:45. Last admission 16:45

  • Free

    Advance booking is recommended.

    Exhibitions require a separate ticket.

Our doors are open and we're looking forward to welcoming you back. Spend your day exploring our miles of galleries or dip into the exciting array of exhibitions and displays. Our café and shops are also open.

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Highlights

evening coat
(Detail) Evening coat, designed by Elsa Schiaparelli and Jean Cocteau, 1937, London, England. Museum no. T.59-2005. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
mechanical organ
Tippoo's Tiger, mechanical organ, about 1793, Mysore, India. Museum no. 2545(IS). © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
carpet
(Detail) The Ardabil Carpet, 1539 – 40, Iran. Museum no. 272-1893. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
figure group
Samson Slaying a Philistine, figure group, sculpted by Giovanni Bologna, 1560 – 62, Florence, Italy. Museum no. A.7-1954. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
chest
The Mazarin Chest, about 1640, Japan. Museum no. 412:1, 2-1882. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
plaster cast of Trajan's Column
(Detail) Trajan's column, plaster cast, by Monsieur Oudry, about 1864, Paris, France. Museum no. REPRO.1864-128. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
painting
The visit of Louis XIV to the Château de Juvisy, oil painting, by Pierre-Denis Martin, about 1700, France. Museum no. E.293-2013. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
suit of armour
Suit of armour in Haramaki style, about 1850, Japan. Museum no. M.95:1 to 14-1955. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London
throne
Throne, 1736 – 95, China. Museum no. W.399:1, 2-1922. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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