Due to exciting winter project work at Apsley House we will be closed to the public from 29 December. We apologise for any inconvenience but look forward to welcoming you when we open again in Spring 2015.
Please note: Velázquez's The Waterseller of Seville, Portrait of a Spanish Gentleman and Pope Innocent X are away on loan until March 2015. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Addresses don’t come much grander than 'Number One London', the popular name for Apsley House, one of the most interesting visitor attractions in London. Home to the Duke of Wellington after his victory over Napoleon at Waterloo, the interior of the house has changed very little since the days of the Iron Duke.
It boasts one of the finest art collections in London, with paintings by Velazquez and Rubens as well as a wonderful collection of silver and porcelain. Pride of place goes to a massive nude statue of Napoleon. Why not include a stroll through nearby Hyde Park, and a visit to nearby Wellington Arch for a great value family day out in London.