As the world reflects on the great job Queen Elizabeth II has done during her regency, people looking for things to do in London could learn about another fascinating female monarch at Kensington Palace.
The intriguing Victoria Revealed exhibition explores the monarch's long and turbulent life in her childhood home of Kensington Palace.
Princess Victoria was born in 1819 at Kensington Palace where she grew up alone with just her mother for company - later describing hers as a lonely and unhappy childhood.
Those viewing the exhibition are able to follow Victoria's story from the room in which she spent her first moments as Queen.
See how her journey evolved from young girlhood to a queen enchanted by her new husband Albert, to a grieving matriarch and ruler of a vast empire.
The exhibition includes "iconic, impressive, beautiful and often deeply personal" items. Highlights include Victoria's simple white silk wedding gown and the dolls she made, dressed and named as a young girl.
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Posted by Samantha Reed