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Victoria and Albert Museum Tour Crash Course

An extraordinary legacy of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert; an homage to design in a multitude of exquisite manifestations
$475
$106/pp
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Tour Details
About the Tour
Private Tour
$ 475
Small Group Tour
$ 106 /PP
Category
Art
Duration
3 hours
Location
London
Photos & Highlights
  • Discover one of the most diverse fine art collections in the world
  • Led by a local historian
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
Tour Description
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Sue
Sue
Kevin
Kevin
Ayla
Ayla
21 Reviews (4.7)

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My reviews must be getting boring, I can't find anything to improve. We enjoyed our tour with Hattie. The V&A is such a hodgepodge of stuff it would be easy to get overwhelmed or get bogged down in just one area without a guide. Hattie didn't try to see everything but gave us a series of glimpses to give us a sense of the breadth and quality of the collections. This tour was also well paced and included a timely tea break. We stopped a few minutes early, at our request, just because we couldn't absorb any more and would just be mechanically checking things off the list. But we did end with a sense of the organization of the collection and could identify some other areas we'll want to see on a return visit. Hattie is very personable and we enjoyed hearing her background. We shared a lot of common interests, like picture frames, that made the tour more of a conversation.
Alan was extremely knowledgeable. It was like spending 3 hours with a good friend who shared his knowledge of the V&A. As he said, it wasn't a lecture but a conversation.
Francesca was great! She knew her subject, was passionate about it and communicated the information very well. This level of docent is what keeps me coming back for private tours. These experiences are worth your price.
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