The Victoria and Albert Museum (abbreviated Q&A) is located along the Cromwell Gardens and the Exhibition Road in South Kensington, London.
The museum manages a very large collection of applied art, such as (whether or not antique) utensils and clothing, and industrial design.
The museum has an extensive staff that is responsible for the expert research and careful preservation of the collection. Interesting publications also follow. The employees are active members of professional associations such as ICON. There is a well-developed educational service for visitors and school groups. There are research facilities for students with access to databases and the collection itself.
Since 2001, admission is free. 3,400,000 people visited the museum in 2015. There is a direct underground connection between the museum and South Kensington tube station.