Wallace Collection

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A treat along the lines of the Frick in New York, wherein the setting is as much of a draw as the art, the Wallace Collection is spread out over the 28 rooms of a gracious mansion in the West End.


Condé Nast Traveler

Tucked inside a townhouse in Marylebone, this small but impressive collection boasts French and Dutch paintings, furniture, and decorative objects from the 15th-18th centuries Full review →


Fodor's Tick Choice

This exquisite labyrinth of an art gallery is housed in Hertford House, an 18th-century mansion that was bequeathed to the nation, along with its contents, by the widow of Sir Richard Wallace. Full review →

Stay for lunch at the restaurant, which is elegantly sited in a glass-roofed courtyard.

Frommer's 34

This collection, built up over 2 centuries by one of London's leading aristocratic families, is a contrasting array of art and armaments. Full review →


Let's Go

If Netflix were to suggest a museum to you based on your love of 18th-century French period pieces, art with a strong naked female lead, and themes that deal with the transience of life,... Full review →


Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Arguably London’s finest smaller gallery, the Wallace Collection is an enthralling glimpse into 18th-century aristocratic life. Full review →


Michelin Guide 55

The largest private art collection, bequeathed to the nation in 1900, can be found in Hertford House, a beautiful private mansion in Marylebone. Full review →

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