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VIDEO: Take a first look at V&A Dundee’s incredible exhibits

The incredible array of art and design work on display at Dundee’s V&A museum has been revealed as the world’s media was welcomed for a first look inside the striking building.

The £80 million Kengo Kuma-designed waterfront structure will open to the public this weekend, with the launch being marked by the 3D Festival on Friday and Saturday.

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Inside the V&A Museum of Design.
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Inside the V&A’s exhibits

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The only V&A Museum in the world outside of London will open with a number of fascinating and eye-catching exhibits.

Among the displays is the largest remaining fragment of the Titanic and the interiors of an iconic tearoom designed by one of Scotland’s most famous designers.

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This footage shot by Rapid Visual Media has given a sneak peek of what will be on show inside the museum for the first time.

The V&A is home to the Scottish Design Galleries, which will tell the story of the country’s design heritage through some 300 exhibits ranging from architecture to engineering, fashion, jewellery and gaming.

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The V and A has been revealed to the worlds press.

This section of the building is home to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Oak Room, the Glasgow tearoom designed in 1907 which was saved and put in storage piece-by-piece some 50 years ago.

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Kengo Kuma outside the V and A on Tuesday morning.

The opening exhibition is Ocean Liners: Speed and Style, which will bring to life the “golden age” of travel on the high seas – celebrating engineering, architecture and interior design.

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