The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House

The Wallace Collection is a national museum in an historic London town house. In 25 galleries are unsurpassed displays of French 18th-century painting, furniture and porcelain with superb Old Master paintings and a world class armoury.

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Admission Free, Open 7 days a week,
10am - 5pm. Closed 24 - 26 December

Ten minutes or two hours spare? A first time visitor, returning after twenty years, or a Wallace Collection aficionado? Follow our 'Top Ten Things to Do' to get the most out of your visit.

Highlights

Give the gift of Friends Membership this Christmas

Give the gift of Friends Membership this Christmas

Becoming a Friend of the Wallace Collection is a great way to show your support for this extraordinary ... more

Special Evening Event: Animating the Canvas: The Art of Joshua Reynolds

Special Evening Event: Animating the Canvas: The Art of Joshua Reynolds

09 January 2015

In this lecture, Mark Hallett, Director of the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, will ... more

Exhibition: Collecting History

Exhibition: Collecting History

06 November 2014 - 15 February 2015

A new exhibition revealing the history of the Wallace Collection and its Founders through material ... more

Family Activity: A Cracking Wallace Christmas!

Family Activity: A Cracking Wallace Christmas!

22 December 2014

Come along and make a fun Christmas cracker inspired by the collection with the museum's Education ... more

Treasure of the Month: Joshua Reynolds, Miss Nelly O'Brien, c. 1762 - c. 1764

Treasure of the Month: Joshua Reynolds, Miss Nelly O'Brien, c. 1762 - c. 1764

Nelly O’Brien (d. 1768) was a courtesan and a friend of Sir Joshua Reynolds, who painted several ... more

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