Known to Londoners as the GOES, is the most important art and design museum in the world. It occupies a Victorian and Edwardian building with an area of 45,000 square meters which, miraculously, came out practically without a scratch from the WWII.
Located in the area called “Albertopolis”, neighbor of Natural History Museum and the Science Museum. The area concentrates a cultural, scientific and educational wealth of incalculable value.
The museum’s funds have a permanent collection of more than 4.5 million objects and the exhibition is organized in 145 galleries. There we can see furniture, jewelry, clothing, sculptures, weapons, musical instruments, sculptures, glassware, ceramics and a variety of pieces of the latest 5 thousand years of history and from all continents.
The V&A houses the National Art Library who has in his funds the Codex Forster, formed by notes of Leonardo da Vinci.
You can’t stop seeing the seven cartons that remain from The facts of the Apostles, by Rafael Sanzio, created to make tapestries for the Sistine Chapel.
It is located near the station South kensington of the subway. It remains open every day from 10:00 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., and Fridays until 10 p.m. admission is free, you only pay for some special exhibitions.