Apsley House

  • The Waterloo Gallery
  • Spectacular silver at Apsley House
Visit glorious Apsley House Dramatic Aplsey House at night The Waterloo Gallery Spectacular silver at Apsley House

Velázquez's The Waterseller of Seville and Portrait of a Man are currently on loan to the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna. Pope Innocent X and Two Young Men eating at a Humble Table are still on display at Apsley House.

New: On loan from the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna,  Saint Francis by Dirck van Baburen


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.

Don't Miss

  • New for 2014! Step into the new look entrance hall and experience the grandeur of this fine town house with its new displays 
  • The spectacular gilt Portuguese service awarded to Wellington
  • The breathtaking Waterloo Gallery
  • Canova's dominating statue of Napoleon

Events At Apsley House

  • Meet the Keeper

    Members' Event

    Thu 13 Nov

    Meet Josephine Oxley, Keeper of the Wellington Collection at Apsley House and enjoy a closer look at some of the items from the collection.

Prices and opening times


149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, London - W1J 7NT (Directions)


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