The Wallace Collection

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.

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

Due to scheduled maintenance, the following galleries located on the First Floor of the museum will be closed to the public from Monday 22nd August – Friday 26th August:

  • West Room
  • Boudoir
  • Study
  • Oval Drawing Room
  • Large Drawing Room
  • Small Drawing Room and
  • East Drawing Room

Guests are advised to update their visit to the Wallace Collection accordingly.

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

Exhibition: The Middle - Tom Ellis at the Wallace Collection

Exhibition: The Middle - Tom Ellis at the Wallace Collection

15 September 2016 - 27 November 2016

In this exhibition at the Wallace Collection, British artist Tom Ellis presents a newly commissioned ... more

All Depends Upon the Brave: Recent Research into Museum Collections of Ottoman, Middle Eastern & Asian Arms & Armour

All Depends Upon the Brave: Recent Research into Museum Collections of Ottoman, Middle Eastern & Asian Arms & Armour

30 September 2016 - 01 October 2016

Join us for a conference exploring the Oriental Armoury, a long neglected area in the Collection. Since ... more

Variations on a Dream: Watteau, David Bowie and the commedia dell’arte

Variations on a Dream: Watteau, David Bowie and the commedia dell’arte

David Bowie and Jean-Antoine Watteau. Not two names you would immediately associate together, not ... more

The Wallace Collection’s Community Programme, Works Like People II

The Wallace Collection’s Community Programme, Works Like People II

Works Like People II by artist Tom Ellis is a series of site specific artworks commissioned by national ... more

ART MEETS LIFE / LIFE MEETS ART

ART MEETS LIFE / LIFE MEETS ART

Works Like People II by artist Tom Ellis is a series of site specific artworks commissioned by national ... more

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