A major exhibition from the Victoria and Albert Museum will open for free on its final weekend.

Game Plan: Board Games Rediscovered at the St Albans Museum + Gallery will end this weekend and to celebrate the success are offering free entry on Saturday and Sunday (March 2 and 3).

The exhibition presents games from the Victoria and Albert Museum's collection.

Alongside other games such as Cluedo and chess, historical board games are also featured such historical board games such as The Game of the Goose from the 18th and 19th centuries.

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The Game of the Golden Goose

More than 100 objects are displayed as part of the exhibition, including a 12th Century chess piece which was discovered on Chequer Street, or the special edition Monopoly which features St Albans as the ‘Mayfair’ spot.

Cllr Annie Brewster, who is responsible for sport and heritage at St Albans District Council, said: “I am thrilled the museum and gallery is making this wonderful exhibition from such a renowned institution even more accessible with free entry in its final weekend.

“This is the last time all these wonderful objects will be on display so I’m sure everyone will want to take up this brilliant offer!”