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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 yesterday

More like a mansion with art, it is packed full of quality art--our favorites, Canaletto, French like Boucher and Fragonard, and lots of armor too. Cafe menu is less than the past few years, but still very good. A little hard to find, but basically...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A very interesting and varied collection. The guide was very amusing and entertaining. One of my favourite places to visit and free to enter.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a great place to visit. Full of paintings, sculptures and porcelain. There is a great array of antique weaponry and furnishings. Not a place to miss.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

this wonderful storehouse of furniture, paintings, sculpture, armor et al. is a treat - pieces that belonged to Marie Antoinette, Rembrandts and Canalettos, many clocks (some still working, some completely stopped, and some 'unreliable' as the guards say).... after a while, all the gold starts...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Often overlooked with the dubious attractions of Oxford Street nearby, the Wallace Collection is a soothing oasis of calm and culture. The decor may not fit in with minimalism, but it was an exceptional collection then and even more so now. Anyone who likes twiddly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Wallace Collection is amazing. It is housed the beautiful 18th century mansion of Sir Richard Wallace. This is one of the finest collections of old master paintings. Frans Hals,Ruebens, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Titian, Velazquez, Canaletto, Gainsborough, Turner. to name a few. Fine collections of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Elderly couple in front of us allowed in with her over sized shoulder bag and his back pack. Us husband carrying a Lock and Co hatters sealed bag containing a small hat told to leave it in the cloak room. Cloak room was a pile...More

Thank Michelle A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a private art collection turned into a public musuem. It is unique in that it contains a collection of private art and artifacts which continue to reside in the place where they were originally displayed and kept. These include paintings, furniture, porcelain as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nestled away in a quiet garden square just minutes from Oxford St & Marylebone High St we just discovered this today! Thoroughly enjoyed our quick visit on the way to elsewhere, did a whistle-stop tour of "The Laughing Cavalier", "Mrs Robinson" and works by Canaletto....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Wallace Collection is still my favorite Museum. So many Canalettos. We took the tour today at 11:30. We were so lucky. We ran around 12 minutes over time because of Gabrielle's enthusiasm. I would have kept going another hour. She answered all our questions,...More

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JJandArlo
6 April 2018|
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Response from dont-visit-hornimans | Reviewed this property |
no booking for entrance. see the collection from 3 points of view, the artefacts, the story and the temporary exhibitions
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pottsstephen52
26 February 2018|
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Response from Christopher G | Reviewed this property |
My wife and I had afternoon tea & cake (not a set tea) back in December and found the food etc fine.
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Micky_Mayer
27 January 2018|
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Response from LarryRuth | Reviewed this property |
It is fairly large and the size of the crowds does not seem to be a problem at any time.
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