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The Most Fascinating Artifacts Housed At Queen Victoria’s Museum

May 13, 2020 55.0k votes 4.3k voters 170.9k views33 items

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By its own accounting, the Victoria & Albert Museum contains more than 2.7 million objects that span 5,000 years of human history. It's a staggering collection of artifacts, art, curios, textiles, photographs, books, ceramics, jewelry, and even bits and pieces from stage plays of centuries past.

The V&A Museum ranks highly among the best museums in the world, and it's no secret why. There's more stuff than you could possibly shake a stick at, and the V&A archives encompass the vast breadth of human endeavors - from the most essential to the charmingly frivolous.

If you've never been, you're in for a treat. Photographs of the V&A collections are readily available online, and can make for hours of fascinating viewing when you're stuck at home.