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Queen Victoria’s Birthday (1819)

Queen Victoria's Birthday (1819)

Queen Victoria reigned for nearly 64 years, making her one of the longest reigning monarchs in world history.  Victoria was the first member of the royal family to live in Buckingham Palace and became Queen at the young age of 18. Victoria and her husband, Albert, popularised many traditions, including decorating Christmas trees!

Activity Ideas:

  • Take a trip to Buckingham Palace with a virtual tour – here
  • Explore Queen Victoria’s royal jewellery – here
  • Explore the V&A’s online collection – here
  • Enjoy this podcast about Queen Victoria’s life – coming soon!