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“An unexpected gem”
Review of Wallace Collection

Wallace Collection
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US$123.07*
and up
Private Custom Tour: London in a Day
Ranked #15 of 1,695 things to do in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
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.
Reviewed 29 August 2014

A lovely place. We enjoyed a fine meal in the cafe and wandered through the museum. Rembrandt, yes two of them. As I said,a gem.

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Reviewed 29 August 2014

Wonderful collection in a wonderful home! The way things are displayed in this house makes the visit very personal, like paying a visit to friends.

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Reviewed 29 August 2014

There is a marvellous range of artwork and clocks from 17th Century Dutch, to and Baroque and Roccoco work from France. Beautiful interiors and 15th Century treasures such as illuminated letters from old manuscripts hidden from the damaging daylight in draped display cabinets. You lift a leather cloth to reveal the treasures below. There are famous paintings such as Frans Hal's famous 'Laughing Cavalier' and Rembrandt's self-portrait along with Fragonard's The Swing. Also Reynolds and Gainsborough portraits of famous beauties. So many treasures in such a beautiful house. The courtyard is currently being worked on, so there was no restaurant when we went but it is so close to many others that did not matter. It was good to offload your bags in the cloakroom, while you looked around and amazing that there is still no entrance fee, just donations are welcomed.

2  Thank Claire R
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Reviewed 28 August 2014

the building is magnificent and the itinerant collection of nude bodies drawings from the 19th century in France was great. I love the place and the atmosphere.

Thank Christian P
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Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

Wallace's collection is of the great value. Small but very impressive museum. Absolutely must visit!

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