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Crafts Council Gallery Shop/Victoria & Albert Museum Shop

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Open Now: 10:00 - 17:45
Open today: 10:00 - 17:45
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Rainy day in London

Decided to visit this gallery as it had some good reviews. The venue is situated close to South... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Zippeeee
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Healing, United Kingdom
via mobile
An art gallery in itself

Even if you don't have time to visit the museum galleries - do drop in to the shop. Great for... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2016
CatBhave
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Jerusalem, Israel
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18 Oct 2017
“Rainy day in London ”
26 Jan 2016
“An art gallery in itself”
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British crafts shop.
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Cromwell Rd., SW7, London, England
Kensington and Hyde Park
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+44 20 7589 5070
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Decided to visit this gallery as it had some good reviews. The venue is situated close to South Kensington tune station an is free entry. There a lot to see and some of the stuff on show is quite diverse. We went to look at...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 27 January 2016

Even if you don't have time to visit the museum galleries - do drop in to the shop. Great for presents - both for loved ones back home and for yourself. Wide range of prices so you can always find something to match your tastes...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank CatBhave
Reviewed 15 August 2015

As someone else said, beware prices. Written differently and hard to make out. Other than that - it is really a great and different selection. Nothing real too "English" lots that is pretty artistic. Definitely worth a stop. PS Another "Watch It", Check out time,...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank NewHomeFinder
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Every time I am in London I love to explore a bit of the V&A Museum. The higher in the museum you go up, the less crowded it becomes. It also becomes more "real" the farther up you travel. Yes, the dress gallery is interesting,...More

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank ChicagoAnglophile
Reviewed 22 December 2013

An above average range of unique or unusual things that go well beyond the category of souvenirs. The Crafts Council is an important component of the arts and design scenes in Britain, and they do a good job of getting their members' work into the...More

Date of experience: November 2013
2  Thank fussydame
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Quite a big shop and a lot of interesting items for sale. However, many items were very expensive and we were looking for replicas of,say, Thomas A Beckett's reliquary, for example. Many goods were made in China too. There was nothing we wanted to buy.

Date of experience: February 2013
1  Thank Phyllisquot
Reviewed 20 January 2013

I always spend a fortune her on special things for friends back home! The notecards and jewelry are especially unique.

Date of experience: December 2012
1  Thank JeanO587
Reviewed 12 January 2013

Plenty of interesting browsable items that complement the museum Great bargains too in the January Sale

Date of experience: January 2013
1  Thank Angela B
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Some items are ok to buy, make sure you look at the price,i picked up a scarf, reduced from £100 TO £75,I THOUGHT IT WAS £7.99, IT WAS SO SMALL, SO BE AWARE. It was lovely because you could walk in through both ends of...More

Date of experience: February 2012
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