Opening Times

Mon. - Fri. Closed
Sat. - Sun. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Welcome Message

A short message from the 9th Duke of Wellington - the great-great-great grandson of the 1st Duke of Wellington.

Latest

New Exhibition Opening 1st April 2020

Wellington, Waterloo and the Defeat of Napoleon On the 18th June 1815 at Waterloo in Belgium Wellington, commanding a coalition force of Allied armies, defeated Napoleon. The Battle of Waterloo brought to an end twenty-three years of warfare across Europe….

Stories

The Story of Apsley House

A unique survival of an aristocratic home in central London. Orginally built by Robert Adam and extensively remodelled in the 1820s for the Duke of Wellington. The house is still the London residence of the Dukes of Wellington today.

The Story of the Collection

The Wellington Collection is an internationally important collection of paintings, silver and porcelain many of the items were presented to the 1st Duke of Wellington after Waterloo.

The 1st Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington was one of the leading military and political figures of the 19th century. Wellington’s victory over Napoleon Bonaparte in June 1815 made him the most celebrated man in Europe.