Victoria and Albert Museum

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Cromwell Entrance Dome - bespoke dinner. Image courtesy of the Victoria and Albert Museum.
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Introduction

The V&A’s magnificent Victorian gallery spaces and stunning John Madejski Garden combine to make it one of London’s most unique venues for corporate events, private entertaining and location hire.

Overview

The world’s finest museum of the decorative arts, founded in 1852 to support and encourage excellence in art and design. Today, the magnificent Victorian buildings house fabulous collections of sculpture, furniture, fashion and textiles, paintings, silver, glass, ceramics, jewellery, books, prints and photographs from Britain and all over the world. The V&A’s magnificent Victorian gallery spaces and stunning John Madejski Garden combine to make it one of London’s most unique venues for corporate events, private entertaining and location hire. Spaces range from the soaring elegance of the Dome, to the grandeur of the Raphael Gallery, hung with the Queen's collection of Raphael cartoons.

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Room layouts

Room Style Capacity
Dome (249m² / 2,679.24ft²)
Reception 700
Cabaret 300
Banqueting 300
Fashion Galleries
Reception 300
John Madejski Garden
Reception 700
Lecture Theatre
Theatre 300
Raphael Gallery
Banqueting 400
Silver Gallery
Reception 250
The Dorothy & Michael Hintze Sculpture Galleries
Reception 250
The Hochhauser Auditorium
Classroom 140
The Medieval Renaissance Galleries
Reception 300

Facilities

Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Some toilets with handrails
Accessible Venue Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant or cafe
Level access, ramp or lift to the bar
Level access, ramp or lift to the shop
Accessible Communication Facilities
Hearing loop system
Information available in large print
Accessible Venue Facilities
Assistance dogs welcome
Emergency evacuation procedures for guests with disabilities
Staff available to assist
Staff disability awareness trained
Wheelchairs available free of charge
Access into the Building
Full, non-assisted wheelchair access
Ramps from parking area to entrance
Additional Accessible Facilities
Accessible baby changing rooms
Accessible Parking Facilities
Drop-off point for guests available outside main entrance
Public car park available within two hundred metres of main entrance
Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
Ramps with handrail within building
Ramps within building
Some routes suitable for limited mobility users
Steps with handrail within building
Steps within building
Wheelchair spaces available in auditorium
Attraction Facilities
Gift shop
Patron toilets
Public toilets
Catering Facilities
Cafe
Outdoor dining / Beer garden
Restaurant
Event Facilities
Breakout Rooms
Offers charity rates
Raked or tiered seating offered
General Facilities
Staff LGBT trained
Free WiFi
Lockers
Payment Facilities
Free entry

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Contact Details

Looking for more information on organising an event at this venue?

Address:
Cromwell Road
South Kensington
London
SW7 2RL
Tel:
+44 (0)20 7942 2888
Email:
Web:
www.vam.ac.uk

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