The health and safety of our visitors and staff remains our highest priority. In line with the latest government advice, the V&A is temporarily closed. While we hope to reopen as soon as we can, there's lots to discover online – from exclusive content to events, games and family activities, to art history courses with V&A Academy.
Explore our collections
Delve into 5000 years of human creativity with our online collections. Discover fascinating object stories, celebrated design styles, and the most influential makers in design history, from William Morris to Alexander McQueen.
Join discussions with leading figures from the creative industries, as well as special teacher events and curator talks. Find out what we've got coming up this month online.
V&A Academy art history courses
Pairing incredible collections with unparalleled expertise, V&A Academy online courses connect you with subject experts to unlock 2.3 million objects – wherever you are in the world and whatever your passion.
Watch on YouTube
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for insightful, intriguing and inspirational videos, from 'How was it made?' to 'Fashion Unpicked'. Watch us at work in the Conservation Studio; find out how our most beautiful objects were crafted; go behind the scenes on an exhibition; try a tutorial; or catch the latest Friday Late performance.
Looking forward to our Bags: Inside Out exhibition? Take a look behind-the-scenes and see how different bags are made:
Making bags playlist
Our doors may be shut, but our work continues. Keep up to date with the latest museum news, project updates, object stories and more goings-on behind the scenes on our blog. Look out for our 'Pandemic Objects' series written by our curators.
From 'Design a Wig' to 'Terrible Trades', try our online games and digital interactives, bringing the museum's collection to life. Or head over to our blog for 'LetsMakeWednesdays', a weekly making challenge inspired by our collections.
Make & Do
Whether you're into knitting, coding, or crafting your own furniture, we've got a creative project for you. These fun, free resources and tutorials are all inspired by our incredible collections – bringing you a range of DIY makes to try at home.
Our online shop is open, showcasing a huge range of products inspired by the V&A's collection, from jewellery and homeware to Christmas cards. The V&A is a charity and every purchase made in our shop helps to support us.
V&A Members can get more from the V&A through our exciting programme of membership online events and talks, and receive priority access to new online content via our weekly Membership Monday emails. Members also receive priority booking for V&A Academy courses, discounts at our online shop, a free V&A Magazine subscription – and more.
As a charity, our Members enable our world-leading exhibitions and events, as well as the care of the museum's collection, which is enjoyed by millions each year. We are grateful to all our Members for their continuous support.