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Apsley House

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Address: 149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, London W1J 7NT, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7499 5676
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This is the home of the famous British general and prime minister, the Duke...

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 was built by Robert Adam and continues to be the London residence for the Wellington family. The address used to be No. 1 London and the family still reside on part... read more

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Sandy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Apsley House was built by Robert Adam and continues to be the London residence for the Wellington family. The address used to be No. 1 London and the family still reside on part of the first floor and basement, all of which are private and not accessible to the public. Wellington had many precious gifts and treasures bestowed upon him... More 

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Victoria, BC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed my visit to this home of the former Duke of Wellington and I found the audioguide very informative. The museum room is particularly interesting. Price of admission is quite reasonable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an absolute treasure! This place is well worth a visit. Lots to see and some very interesting paintings too. We learnt more details about the Duke of wellington, a very interesting man indeed! Thank you Max for entertaining us with anecdotes that linked to some of the art work, you are a real asset to the staff team. This... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to miss/overlook -- even the main door remains shut during its opening hours, but a friendly sign tells you to turn the knob and enter :) -- but well worth a visit, especially for those interested in history, military history and English history. I spent just over 2 hours here wandering around the various rooms along to the free... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous evening event organised as part of Museums at Night with various expert talks presented in different rooms of the house. Worth paying the entrance fee but free if you are an English Heritage member. Will be going back to see the things we missed (ran out of time).

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Duke of Wellington is one of our country's national heroes, so perhaps I was expecting a little too much. What there is, and there is plenty of it, is well presented, the staff are excellent, and I enjoyed my visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This visit was amazing. So interesting even for someone not into their history! Everyone was so helpful, , the individual rooms were all fascinating and the staff so knowledgable.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Waterloo was a close run thing for Wellington, but for the Prussian he would have lost and Napoleon would have been the hero. This is acknowledged acroos the road in the Wellington Arch, but here, here he is a hero, winner takes all. Unfortunately Wellington's prowess as a military commander is no guarantee of excellence in the world of art.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I visited today with my mum and my two children. Every time we've traveled past I've said "look kids, do you know the name of that building is?" They are bored of me telling them that it's called Number One, London. Unfortunately all this time I have been wrong!! It was called that once but no more. I will still... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is the Duke of Wellington's home in London. It is well kept & the entire house is spectacular. The audio guide provided a detailed explanation of the items in the house & the life of the Duke. A must for anyone who is a fan of the Duke of Wellington.

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