South Kensington's museums and galleries online shops are bursting with fantastic ideas for Christmas presents, and it’s a great way to support these charities at this difficult time. So put your feet up, relax and unwind with a little retail therapy!
With Christmas just around the corner, the Natural History Museum has hand-picked a selection of presents perfect for lovers of the natural world. Choose from ranges that promote sustainability, products that support communities or unique experiences - all with nature in mind.
If you're looking for something different, the V&A shop showcases a wide range of designs inspired by the museum's collections and exhibitions. Beautiful prints from the recent Kimono exhibition, extraordinary designs from Filthy Lucre, and for every fan of Alice in Wonderland, a unique publication of beautiful illustrations from Peter Blake, Salvador Dali and Ralph Steadman.
Look no further than the Science Museum for some space-inspired gifts to share your love of astronomy this Christmas, from fun little stocking fillers for kids and adults to games for budding young scientists.
Decorate your home with exquisite Christmas ornaments inspired by all the historic royal palaces and celebrate 'the most festive time of the year!' with their perfect gifts. Beautifully designed Christmas cards, advent calendars, plus a range of unique stocking fillers to tempt.
Discover a fantastic selection of ideas from the Royal Albert Hall gift shop, featuring exclusive prints, souvenirs, and the ever-popular Steward Bear - and more..
The Serpentine Galleries have an exceptional selection of ideas and presents for Christmas, from limited prints from Anish Kapoor: Monad, Maria Lassnag and the recent Cao Fei exhibition to beautiful publications and Tracy Emin's fragrance, exclusive to the Serpentine.
The Design Museum Shop sells a unique selection of classic, beautiful and cutting edge books and objects for wonderful and unique festive gifts.
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