English Heritage: Apsley House, The Wellington Museum

Apsley House
Experience the grand rooms of Apsley House, the magnificent home of the first Duke of Wellington, commander of the allied army that defeated the French and Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo in 1815.

About

Experience the grand rooms of Apsley House, the magnificent home of the first Duke of Wellington, commander of the allied army that defeated the French and Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo in 1815. This English Heritage site is famously known as 'Number 1 London' and is still the residence of the current Duke. Find outstanding art treasures by Velazquez, Rubens, Correggio, Van Dyck and Goya. Ensure you take in the majestic, two-storey Waterloo Gallery banqueting hall with its gilded decoration, sliding mirrors and unique Portuguese silver gilt centrepiece. Audio guides are included in the admission price (also available in French and Spanish). Combine your visit with a trip to the Wellington Arch across the road.

Prices and opening times

Child Ticket £5.00 per ticket
Family Ticket £21.60 per ticket
Concession Ticket £7.50 per ticket
Adult Ticket £8.30 per ticket

A joint ticket is available to visit Apsley House and Wellington Arch just across the road: Adult: £10.00 (Gift Aid: £11.00) Con: £9.00 (Gift Aid: £9.90) Child: £6.00 (Gift Aid: £6.60) Family: £26.00 (Gift Aid: £28.60)

Opening Times

Open Wednesday to Sunday, 11am to 5pm until 1 November 2015. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

From 2 November to 24 March 2016, open Saturday and Sunday only, 10am to 4pm

Bank holiday closing:

4 May 2015, open 11am to 5pm.

25 May 2015, open 11am to 5pm.

31 August 2015, open 11am to 5pm.

Closed on 24 to 26 December, 28 December, 31 December 2015 and 1 January 2016.

Venue Details & Map

English Heritage: Apsley House, The Wellington Museum

Address
149 Piccadilly
Hyde Park Corner
London
W1J 7NT
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7499 5676
Public transport:
Tube: Hyde Park Corner. Train: Victoria station (15 mins walk). Bus: numbers 2, 8, 16, 36, 38, 52, 73, 82, 148 and 436.

Facilities & Accessibility

Access Inside Building Facilities
Accessible lift
Steps within building
Attraction Facilities
Audio commentary available
Gift shop
Patron toilets
Booking Facilities
Group bookings accepted
Payment Facilities
Group rates available

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