Wallpaper History Society  

 
 
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Victoria & Albert Museum, South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL
 
 
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Care of the Victoria and Albert Museum, this specialist society promotes all aspects of wallpaper history, preservation and production.

The most enticing element of the society is the organised visits to country houses. Many of these grand abodes boast beautifully preserved elaborate wall coverings. However there is also a wealth of lectures on offer and a handbook.

 

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Underground Stations

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South Kensington Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Parks
 
4 minutes walk
 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Wallpaper History Society

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Wallpaper History Society

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