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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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  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Hertford House Manchester Square | Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN, England
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Reviewed today

Make sure you include this in your trip to London, its a stunning place full of interesting art. Ideally they could offer more free tours.

Thank georgedonalson1980
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Reviewed yesterday

What a great collection. Well worth the visit. We went for the armor and were pleasantly surprised at the strength of the art! To top it all off, the cafe was phenomenal.

Thank Cindy B
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Reviewed yesterday

I think this is one of the best Museums in London. Great art collection in classic 16th century London's Town House

Thank Paul J
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Have used the coffee shop on numerous occasions. Best kept secret in London. My German friend now prefers it to the Savoy. But the Wallace Collection is spectacular. For me, forget most of the ground floor. I am not into the overly ornate or the...More

Thank John P
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This collection is outstanding one of the best I have seen, the armoury display ., Paintings,objects and the house itself were out of this world. Do yourself a favour and make a visit, best of all it is free.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hidden away from the main tourist tracks and you need to make a trip just to visit this beautiful museum gallery which is full of Sir Richard Wallace's collection. Not only do they show world-class pieces (includes a painting by Rembrandt) but also they host...More

Thank h13kingyo
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The collection focuses on several fields of art, paintings, porcelains, furniture, armor and other things. They have several good paintings which are well displayed, much of the lesser work in up near the ceiling or down at the floor and is often too dark to...More

Thank Bruce C
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A quiet and interesting museum filled with so much history. It has a lovely lunch area and attentive wait staff. Quiet and thoughtful place.

Thank sesphd
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We originally stopped to see the girl on the swing and stayed to view the rest of the collection. this is an amazing place with so much great art in such a small place you feel as if you went through a museum five times...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This really is a beautoful collection and majestic, we loved the afternoon tea in the cafe and such a convienient location to simply walk too.

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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
26 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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