V&A Main entrance (CC Leo Reynolds)

V&A to return to pre-pandemic opening schedule

Image: V&A Main entrance (CC Leo Reynolds)

Having closed on Mondays and Tuesday during the pandemic, From April the V&A will return to its former schedule of unticketed general admission and all-week hours.

The V&A South Kensington is to open 7-days a week from April, returning to its pre-pandemic schedule and pre pandemic-programming, having previously been closed on Mondays and Tuesdays during the pandemic.

It has announced that from April 4th 2022 visitors will no longer need to book timed tickets for general admission to its permanent galleries. Exhibition tickets for Mondays and Tuesdays are available on its website.

It will also reinstate late opening hours on Fridays and contemporary Friday Lates on the last Friday of every month, starting from the 25 March with the theme ‘Pretty Useless Things’, which will “explore the joys and contradictions around aspirational objects and concepts of functionality in the context of the modern world”.

The V&A’s annual Performance Festival will also return to the museum for the first time since the pandemic began, to “celebrate dance in all its forms”.