Victoria and Albert Museum London
Serviced Apartments Near The Victoria And Albert Museum London
Our self serviced apartments near Hyde Park in London offer guests all the conveniences of staying in an apartment in addition to the luxuries of staying in a hotel. Our apartments are located near many great London attractions and landmarks. This includes Hyde Park, which is only a 15 minute walk and London’s Natural History Museum which is only 27 minutes walk away.
When you arrive at Hyde Park Executive Apartments, you have to make sure you check out the V&A Museum in South Kensington during your stay. The Victoria and Albert Museum is a publicly funded museum. It is one of 3 major museums on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, along with the National History Museum and the Science Museum. The museum was founded in 1852 and is the world’s largest museum of applied and decorative arts and design, as well as sculpture, housing a permanent collection of over 2.27 million objects. It is named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert
As there is so much to see, it can take multiple trips to enjoy everything the museum has to offer. Additionally, the museum has 145 galleries, but given the vast extent of the collections, only a small percentage is ever on display. Some of the collections include Architecture, Asia, Ceramics, Fashion & Jewellery, Paintings, Photography and more. Some of these collections have tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands of items. On the Victoria and Albert Museum website, you can find an interactive map to help you plan your exploration around the 7 miles of museums with easy to read layouts of each floor.
Some of the other great facilities at the museum include toilets and cloakrooms, lifts, shops, cafés, a garden and a buggy park. You can also view up-to-date opening hours ahead of time on their official website.
The V&A Museum does not charge an admission fee which makes it an ideal option to give you the chance to explore the vast collection of items on display and range of topics to see what piques your interest, at no extra cost. The V&A Museum has introduced timed entry tickets to better manage the number of visitors in the museum for health and safety reasons. In exploring all the main areas of the museum, you can expect it to take some time, and ultimately, it is a fantastic way to spend an afternoon.
To help make planning your trip a lot easier, check out our Journey Planner for more info.
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