A short message from the 9th Duke of Wellington - the great-great-great grandson of the 1st Duke of Wellington.
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A video of Apsley House during in lockdown with the 9th Duke of Wellington
Following the latest government recommendations, Apsley House is temporarily closed. We will update this site when we have further information.
19th Century Paintings
19th century works by Sir Thomas Lawrence, Sir David Wilkie, George Dawe, Lefèvre and Goya, among others.
Dutch and Flemish Paintings
A collection of Dutch genre paintings and Flemish works from the Spanish Royal Collection.
Old Master Paintings
Old master paintings including works by Caravaggio, Van Dyck, Correggio, Murillo, among others.
Porcelain and Silver
Porcelain collection from Meissen, Berlin and Sèvres; and silver including works from Paul Storr and Benjamin Smith.
Busts of important 19th century social and political figures, and a colossal statue of Napoleon.
Modern visitors to Apsley House often ask about Wellington’s domesitc arrangements. Where did the servants live? How many servants did the Duke have? How much did Wellington pay his servants? How did they get the food from the kitchen to the first floor for all those wonderful banquets?
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 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.