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Wallace Collection

Hertford House Manchester Square | Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN, England
+44 20 7563 9500
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Both a national museum and a prestigious private collection of art bequeathed by Lady Wallace in 1897, this attraction features one of the world's best collections of French 18th-century pictures, porcelain and furniture, plus a fantastic array of 17th-century paintings.
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Hertford House Manchester Square | Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Its a lovely place to visit. Not 100% my cup of tea to be honest, I got a bit bored by the end but that's me I'm a philistine.

Thank Julia T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Thoroughly recommend the guided tour, such interesting snippets of information about the collection. Each guide seems to have their own special interests so it's almost worthwhile going twice! The combination of old masters in art, porcelain and furniture is outstanding, a must do.

1  Thank Jg H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stunning by day and equally stunning by night. Attended a large function, but was able to have a look around the ground floor as well. Staff so helpful as usual. Must book for lunch there, but it is so popular as behind Oxford Street and...More

Thank Johndot_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the last relatively uncommercialised free public art gallery in Central London. It is often possible to stand and look at the paintings rather than the other people in the Gallery. The collection is wonderful. I particularly like the Dutch interiors and the charming...More

Thank 850redd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though the building is relatively small, there are a large number of rooms and a huge quantity of displays. Well worth a visit - with a glass-roofed restaurant.

Thank JuanCorrin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hertford House is the former home of the Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace and as such a private art collection until bequeathed to the nation. Art works are displayed throughout this beautiful building, with many famous names, Gainsborough, Rembrandt, Monet, Fran Hals alongside...More

Thank MDRFinspong
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly we only had an hour at the Wallace collection, but what we managed to see was fantastic. Hertford House itself is an architectural gem; the 25 galleries are full of the most sumptuous art from the 15th -19th centuries as well as furniture, arms...More

1  Thank wendyanddavid536
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used a very knowledgeable lady guide who was also very enthusiastic explaining the exhibits, making our visit most enjoyable. There is a restaurant and coffee was good, but I would not have a meal there again as I found it expensive and uninspiring. The...More

Thank SandiHo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely museum - so much to see, some rather strange pieces. tours by volunteers and a lovely cafe/restaurant. Really enjoyed the visit

Thank k p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A stunning collection of art and decorative arts. Art historians: be prepared to spend longer than you planned and also to bump into some old favorites you forgot were here!

1  Thank Susang8184
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Free entry.
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Response from TheLeopard79 | Reviewed this property |
yes to all of those. very accessible.
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