Albertopolis: The Development of South Kensington and the Exhibition Road Cultural Quarter

26 November 2011 - 29 April 2012

10am - 5.45pm daily
10am - 10pm Fridays

Venue:

Room 128a, V&A+RIBA Architecture Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

Description:

Drawing on previously unseen objects from the V&A and RIBA collections, this display charts the development of South Kensington and the Exhibition Road Cultural Quarter from 1851 to the present day. It focuses on how the site became the architectural embodiment of Prince Albert's ambitious cultural aspirations. 

Fees:

Free admission
    

Contact:

Victoria and Albert Museum
Tel. +44 (0)20 7942 2000
E-mail: vanda@vam.ac.uk
   

Other events in the series:

          
Albertopolis: the Development of South Kensington's Cultural Quarter

(Talk) 29 February 2012
         
Albertopolis: Exploring South Kensington
Walking tour (podcast), maps and scavenger hunt to complement the display at the V&A.
         

Organiser:

V&A + RIBA Architecture Partnership

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Design for the Victoria and Albert Museum

Design for the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Architect: Sir Aston Webb

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