Museums As War Survivors — Victoria And Albert in London

Pradeep Aradhya
5 min readNov 6, 2022

Do you know one of the greatest museums in the world, survived the Second World War with only minor bomb damage? The current Ukrainian war will completely flatten Ukrainian culture and heritage. So it is good to point at The Victoria and Albert Museum in London which survived war. Pockmarks still visible on the façade of the museum caused by fragments from the bombs, brings back the horrors of the war.

Victoria and Albert Museum not only survived the war but today is considered to be amongst the greatest museums in the world. It has such diverse collections spanning more than 5000 years of art from ancient times to the present day, from the cultures of Europe, North America, Asia and North Africa. Named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, the Victoria and Albert Museum houses the world’s greatest collection of art and design.

Take a curated video tour with fun, facts and artist information of the most important collections and exhibits via these Interactive videos. Everything from fashion to history to photography — just click below to go to the video.

Architecture at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Buddhism at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Cast Courts at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Ceramics at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Crouching Woman by Rodin at the V&A Museum



Pradeep Aradhya

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