The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) was founded in 1852 and named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. It is housing a permanent collection of over 2.27 million objects. The V&A has 145 galleries. Its collection spans 5,000 years of art, from ancient times to the present day, from the cultures of Europe, North America, Asia and North Africa.
An Introduction to the museum including highlights and a history of the development of the collection.
A walk through the medieval galleries.
A walk through the Renaissance galleries.
Highlights of the sculpture collection.
From Baroque to Neo-classical: a walk through the European galleries of furniture and decorative arts.
Furniture and decorative arts of the Tudor and Stuart periods.
The Lure of Italy: the influence of the classical world on the decorative arts of the eighteenth century.
Aspects of Victorian taste.