Taking you back in time through the history of cruising, the Victoria and Albert Museum is set to showcase the stories of the the world’s greatest ocean liners with its Ocean Liners: Speed and Style exhibition this June. Learn everything you need to know about the Titanic, Cunard’s Queen Mary and the Normandie, just to name a few.
What you can expect
The event is sponsored by Viking Cruises, and will allow you to re-live the golden age of travel. The V&A will showcase over 250 paintings, sculptures, ship models, fashion pieces, photographs, posters and films. Learn all about how the industry has developed over the past 100 years and explore the glamour of first-class travel.
Your day will be filled with exciting activities such as stained glass portholes workshops and cocktails on the high seas events. There’ll even be an opportunity to look inside the Ocean Liners themselves, with carefully designed spaces that give you an insight of the facilities on the cruise liners.
Cruise enthusiasts won’t be able to contain their excitement, with highlights including a wooden panel fragment from the first-class lounge on the Titanic itself! There’s also the diamond and pearl Cartier tiara owned by Lady Marguerite Allan that was rescued from the sinking Lusitania in 1915, and luggage previously owned by the Duke of Windsor!
Experience it for yourself
Tickets are priced at £18.00 per person and you’ll find the exhibition located in room 39 in the North Court. Traditional cruising still exists – and with our amazing deals, you can enjoy the timeless elegance of what sailing the seven seas used to be like! It couldn’t be simpler, just check out our deals here!