Victoria and Albert Museum
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As a museum of “stuff the empire stole from the world,” this is hard to beat. It appears throughout A.S. Byatt’s novel The Children’s Book, which is set in Edwardian London and which describes the ceramics in Rooms 140-146 in luscious, sumptuous detail. The museum always has that former empire vibe for me. The scones with cream and jam are pretty great in the downstairs cafe, which also feels very E.M. Forster. If you know a member, or decide to become one, you also get access to an amazing secret cafe hidden at the back of the glass collection.
England, SW7 2RL
Queen's Gate, London, Greater London
Telefon+44 20 7942 2000
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One of my favourite museums in London because of the garden, the William Morris designed tea room (by the café) and the interesting range of exhibits which are mostly free. If you are interested in art, design, fashion, architecture and photography as well as ceramics this is a must place to visit.
South Ken is bursting with amazing museums. The V&A is hard to beat (for grown ups). It's free to get in and on a sunny day there are few nicer places to eat than in its central courtyard. It's a 40 minute walk over Albert Bridge and through South Ken (or a 15 minute bus ride - 49 or 345).