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SOUTH KENSINGTON

Date:Monday, 18 March 2019
Cost:£17.00
Pick up points:Crab and Winkle, Werrington 07.55, Bretton Centre 08.00 and Thrope Meadows 08.10 (£2.50 parking charge
Booking deadline:28 February 2019
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This visit is initially for Stuart Osborne’s group but is open to all U3A members.

For the rest of us it is a chance to visit any one or more of the South Kensington museums. There is free entry to all museums although there may be charges for special exhibitions. All have at least one restaurant and one café. There are places where you can eat packed lunches in the Science and Natural History Museums.

The V&A has free introductory tours lasting an hour at 11.30,13.30 and 15.30 and are free, as are the Gallery Tours at 13.30 and 14.30 also lasting an hour. There are galleries for architecture, ceramics, furniture, glass, Asia, fashion and jewellery, photography, sculpture etc, as well as special temporary exhibitions. It is the largest museum of art and design in the world-eight miles of galleries. Details of special exhibitions are on the internet.

The museums are all accessible, with accessible toilets and lifts. For more information, you can visit their websites.

Expected time back into peterborough is about 19.30.

Book by phoning Gina Bates on 01733 579317

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