The Wallace Collection is a national museum which displays the works of art collected in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by the first four Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace, the son of the 4th Marquess. It was bequeathed to the British nation by Sir Richard's widow, Lady Wallace, in 1897.
The collection is displayed at Hertford House, the main London townhouse of its former owners
Its collection includes paintings by Titian, Rembrandt, Hals (The Laughing Cavalier) and Velázquez and eighteenth-century French paintings, porcelain, furniture and gold boxes.
There are also medieval and Renaissance objects, including Limoges enamels, maiolica, glass and bronzes, as well as the finest array of princely arms and armour in Britain, featuring both European and Oriental objects.
Open daily 10:00-17:00
The Wallace Collection is Free to all visitors.
The Wallace Collection
London WIU 3BN
Telephone: 020 7563 9500 (Recorded Information)
Tube: Bond Street, Baker Street and Oxford Circus.
Official Wallace Collection Web Site