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Wallace Collection
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Private Custom Tour: London in a Day
Ranked #14 of 1,568 things to do in London
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Owner description: 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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“Fantastic collection”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

This is a real gem worth seeing. These collectors bought everything imaginable and you will definitely find something of interest. It is housed in a wonderful large home and one can easily imagine the fun they had buying and displaying everything on every single inch of this facility. It's just amazing.

Visited August 2014
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“Amazing collection of beautiful art, furniture and paintings”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

The Wallace collection is a gem just north of Oxford street. A beautiful house crammed full of the most delightful and sumptuous art, furniture and paintings. It is well worth a visit and indeed would take several visits to take in all that is on show. It has a lovely cafe in an atrium in side the building. Highly recommended oh and it is free!

Visited August 2014
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Beaconsfield, UK
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“Hidden gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

Some outstanding works of art here - popped in and was amazed to find works by Canaletto, Titian, Rembrandt. So this is where to find the 'Laughing Cavalier' and 'The swing'. Fabulous collection of snuffboxes. Definitely worth 2 hours in this quiet part of London - yet close to the shops/ restaurants for the rest of a day in London.

Visited July 2014
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“Superb collection of artifacts and unique pictures”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

Incredible collection - especially if a fan of Marie Antoinette.. trinkets and mirrors belonging to her and other notable french kings and royalty of past - the best thing is that NO items are loaned out meaning in order to see these items one has to go here

Visited September 2013
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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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“Impressive eclectic collection of art and artefacts”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Lots of pre-revolutionary French art, ceramics and furniture. Also lots of mediaeval arms and armour from all over europe and asia. With lots of other stuff (including some good paintings) all in a lovely house. Restaurant is good to.

Visited July 2014
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