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Apsley House

Apsley House 149 Piccadilly | Hyde Park Corner, London W1J 7NT, England
+44 20 7499 5676
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This is the home of the famous British general and prime minister, the Duke of Wellington. It houses a fine collection of master art and silver objects, as well as the "Iron Duke's" wartime medals and battlefield orders.
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Apsley House 149 Piccadilly | Hyde Park Corner, London W1J 7NT, England
+44 20 7499 5676
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Reviewed yesterday

You have to visit this mansion! It is full of priceless arts and it will just blow out your mind and eyes! The staff are very welcoming and they are full of anecdote on the rooms!

Thank juleslondon720
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went in Apsley House for the first time last week and was pleasantly surprised. There is a great collection of art and other items relating to the Duke of Wellington. Don't miss the MASSIVE statue when you first enter! The house is interesting architecturally...More

Thank Squidhead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful former home is included with the London Pass, so we decided to tour it. Even though it does not have the size of Buckingham Palace and Windsor, it still is a smaller gem! We decided not to use the audio guide--it was our...More

1  Thank Brian N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used our London Pass to tour the beautiful former home of the Duke of Wellington. Not only did we see a wonderful work of architecture, but it was filled with the porcelain gifts from the grateful nations who he freed from Napolean's advances. It...More

1  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

English Heritage have this site honouring the Duke of Wellington who lived there. It is a large and obvious building that now has heavy traffic running around it. Inside there is a great collection of art , porcelain and silverware all collected and donated to...More

1  Thank Flint77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting collection of art and gifts to the Duke of Wellington. The audio guide has some interesting information but can be a pain if you get one that keeps resetting as you have to go through the welcome every time you restart the tour -...More

Thank PavlH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved Apsley house the absolute best of all the palaces and stately homes I visited in London. The audio tour was remarkable with lots of interesting facts and history. The home itself is still in use but the part that is open to the...More

Thank Trish B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here within our English Heritage membership. We just had no idea of the wealth of the aristocracy! The audio tour is very helpful. I wish we could have had more places to sit and absorb the atmosphere, but most of the seating is roped...More

Thank Sallylonglegs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Now looked after by English Heritage Apsley House is the former home of the Duke of Wellington. The audio tour of the house is free with admission and is full of interesting information. The Prussian (dinner) Service, gifted to the Duke after Waterloo, is currently...More

Thank Pukeko54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Apsley House at Hyde Park Corner is often ignored as on a busy traffic corner and not signposted from the tube. It should have a higher profile. The house is closed on Monday and Tuesday. The house has a fine collection of porcelain given to...More

1  Thank John K
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17 July 2016|
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Response from swb01 | Reviewed this property |
Apsley house and the Wellington arch are just across a street from each other but are seperate attractions and tickets. The arch is inexpensive and has a small museum and a nice view at the top. You can see photos from my... More