Apsley House

Apsley House is now open for you to visit. You now need to book your timed tickets in advance. We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won’t be able to visit without your booking confirmation. If you’re a Member, your ticket will be free, but you still need to book in advance. There are other new steps in place to ensure everyone’s safety, so your visit will be a little different.

Welcome to Apsley House

We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won’t be able to visit without your booking confirmation. If you’re a Member, your ticket will be free, but you still need to book in advance. To book your visit, click here.

Although things might be a little different when you visit, you’ll still be able to enjoy exploring the places where history really happened. And you’ll still be given a warm and safe welcome by our friendly – if socially distant – staff and volunteers.

Please click here for more information about the safety measures you can expect when visiting as well as our FAQs

  • House -The House will be open as usual with a one-way system in place.
  • Shop - The shop will be open with a one-way system in place. 
  • Toilets - Our toilets are open as usual with additional hand sanitising stations available on site.
  • Face masks - Face coverings must be worn in Aplsey House's indoor shop and all other indoor spaces. We won’t be able to give you a face covering, so please come prepared so you don’t miss out.
  • Mobility lift - Our mobility lift is currently undergoing maintence work.

If you're visiting Apsley House, how about also booking visits to see Wellington Arch across the road and Jewel Tower in Westminster?

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 Apsley House Timeline

1771Adam House

Henry Bathurst, Baron Apsley, commissions architect Robert Adam to build him a new house at a cost of £10,000.

Find out more about the history of Apsley House

1807Wellesley Ownership

Richard Wellesley buys Apsley, spends huge sums on it, winds up facing bankruptcy and separates from his wife.

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