A walk through the Victoria & Albert Museum

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Museum time!

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This places was huge and had a little of everything. Most of the museum is free, though it’s nice to leave a donation.

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We went on Friday because it was open from 10 in the morning until almost 10 in the evening. We headed over in the late afternoon, around 6 when the shops we were at started closing.

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As it turns out the museum had a few entrances. We took the subway over and ended up following signs that led to an underground entrance. I was really impressed how easy being a tourist in London was.

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Not all of the exhibits were open but we still had quite a lot to look at and because we were there late, it was nearly empty.

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Sculpture details! Ugh. I love details on sculptures. I might get a bust of Phong made someday…

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The jewelry exhibit was one of the ones closed but we still found shiny things to look at.

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Tiny old crowns!

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English style dress from 1785!

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Dress details. Clothing and jewelry were enclosed in glass but there was also a lot of larger displays of furniture.

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I have so many pictures. SO MANY. And I didn’t take pictures of even a quarter of the things we saw.

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They had collections of clothing and accessories from all over the world.

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There were both old and modern fashion in the exhibits.

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Tea sets! It’s probably good that they put them in glass cases. I might have been tempted to touch otherwise.

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A walk through Kensington Gardens

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Beautiful Queen Victoria statue at the edge of the Kensington Gardens. The weather was amazing. It didn’t rain once under our visit.

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Tulips! We were there early in the seasons so I imagine this looks even more amazing by mid summer.

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Snapped this picture of the garden from inside Kensington Palace.

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That’s the Palace there, on the other side of the labyrinth below.

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We went for this walk around the gardens after our teatime at The Orangery. In the above right picture, you can see The Orangery a little.

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Another Linn & Cheryl adventure selfie. We take a lot of these.

Upcoming blog posts: Afternoon Tea at The Orangery and Food Adventures in London.

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