A short message from the 9th Duke of Wellington - the great-great-great grandson of the 1st Duke of Wellington.
From May 2024, a new display at Apsley will tell the story of the incredible life and legacy of the 1st Duke of Wellington, through objects that belonged to him and his family. Highlights include a writing set he used…
From 27 March, five of Wellington’s military dress uniforms will be on display in the opulent setting of the Striped Drawing Room. In recognition of his military victories in the Napoleonic Wars, Wellington was awarded the highest military rank of…
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.
To mark the coronation of King Charles III on the 6th May, the magnificent robes made for the 1st Duke of Wellington and his two sons for the coronation of George IV in 1821 will be going on display at…
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.