Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom
Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, London, United Kingdom| Map |
The Victoria and Albert Museum features a wide range of exhibits focusing on art and design. Families who visit will find art dating from as far back as the Baroque and Medieval periods up to Modernist and Art Deco works of the 20th century. Along with paintings and drawings, the museum features ceramic works, metalwork, photography and sculptures, making it a great attraction for anyone who is interested in various types of artwork from around the world. The kid-friendly V&A cafe serves hot food, salads and sandwiches all year long and will provide high chairs and half-priced meals for kids under 10. Parents with little ones will also be glad to know that there are baby changing facilities located in the bathrooms and the museum is completely stroller-friendly for guests with toddlers or infants. Teens who are at least 16 or older can take advantage of the Create! Young People's Program that offers workshops and special events for young people who want to learn more about art, fashion or digital design. When browsing through the museum shop, visitors will find a variety of books, jewelry and accessories that make great souvenirs. There are several hotels nearby, such as the Kensington, the Egerton House and The Bulgari, which means travelers who are staying at one of these locations can easily make a trip to the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
There are plenty of hands-on exhibits to entertain children, as well as free family art trails designed to help guests explore the museum while solving puzzles and having fun.
Address: Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, London, United Kingdom| Map
Hours: Saturday - Thursday 10am - 5:45pm; Fridays 10am - 10pm; closed 24, 25 and 26 of December
Price: Admission is free. Some exhibits and events carry an additional charge.