About Mused

Mused is a place for young people to have fun with all things art, design, fashion, music and gaming. Absolutely everything on Mused is age appropriate and created with – and for – young people. 

Mused is brought to you by the V&A, the family of art, design and performance museums, where everyone is invited to enjoy the power of creativity. Our aim is to inspire young people to discover new ideas from the world of art and design in similar ways to Young V&A

All quizzes, features and lists that you see on Mused have been created by a team of experts and a group of young people who tell us what’s trending in the world of art, design and popular culture.

Free and accessible

Mused is free to use and has been designed and built to the highest accessibility standards, making it easy for everyone to use, including those who use screen readers and magnifiers. You can read more in our accessibility statement

Mused works on any computer, tablet or phone with a modern browser, such as Firefox, Safari, Edge and Chrome (up to the two most recent versions). 

There are no ads on Mused and it’s impossible for users to message each other or for us to collect any personal data, from anyone.

Safe and trustworthy 

We want young people to have the best experience on Mused and we’ve designed it to be a safe space –our goal is to be an online destination parents and carers can trust. Everything is handpicked and handmade by our content creators. If, despite this, you see something that makes you uncomfortable, please let us know by contacting us at hello@vam.ac.uk

We are truly committed to children’s online privacy issues and enabling a safe environment for them in the digital space, this is why Mused has been carefully designed and built according to the ICO children’s code and in accordance with GDPR and COPPA rules around safeguarding children online. 


We respect your privacy. We don’t collect data such as names, emails, phone numbers or addresses. We never share any personal information with anyone for marketing purposes.

We collect cookies to help us create a better service and better content for young people who are passionate about art, design, fashion, music and gaming. See our cookie policy for more information.

We collect anonymous data from users by asking questions while they do some activities on Mused. For example, when they take a quiz or read an article, they might see a question like “How old are you?” or “Would you like to see more content about illustration?”. We include these questions to check that we are reaching the right audience with the right content.

The answers are 100% anonymous and these surveys are clearly marked as optional. See our privacy notice for more information. 

About the V&A

The V&A is the world’s leading family of museums in art and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.8 million objects, books and archives that span over 5,000 years of human creativity. 

The museums hold many of the UK’s national collections and some of the greatest resources for the study of architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, jewellery, glass, ceramics, book arts, Asian art and design, theatre and performance.

See the V&A website for more information and find out how to visit one of our museums. 

About Bloomberg Philanthropies

This website has been developed with the generous support of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Digital Accelerator for Arts and Culture.

Launched in 2021, the program was designed to help arts organisations stabilise and thrive in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic through strategic improvements to technology infrastructure. The Digital Accelerator Program is helping us to achieve our goal of creating culturally relevant, digital interpretations of the V&A for young people.

Contact us 

Got any questions? Contact us at hello@vam.ac.uk