The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U 3BN | CWR
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The Wallace collection is a museum dedicated to fine and decorative arts from the 15th to the 19th centuries. It is particularly famed for its stunning collection of 18th century French paintings attracting international visitors as well as London locals.
The Wallace Collection is housed in Hertford House – a historic London townhouse with an ornate frontage sure to catch the attention of architecture
enthusiasts. This house was once the family home of The Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace who amassed the collection: officially the largest and finest collection of art in the country to be gathered and curated by just one family. In 1897 Wallace’s widow bequeathed the collection to the country, and it has been free to view and available for all to enjoy ever since.
If you are looking for an arty London attraction in the Marylebone area on a budget, then The Wallace collection is certainly a fantastic choice. Entrance to the museum is free for both children and adults: this includes entrance to all four permanent galleries as well as special exhibits. The museum opens daily from 10am to 5pm.
Nearest tube: Bond Street – 5 minute walk
Marylebone – 8 minute walk
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