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Orleans House Gallery

Riverside, Twickenham TW1 3DJ, England
020 8831 6000
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Ranked #5 of 18 attractions in Twickenham
Owner description: Stroll along a peaceful riverside road into secluded woodland gardens, to find a stunning 18th century interior design - and the principal art gallery... more » Owner description: Stroll along a peaceful riverside road into secluded woodland gardens, to find a stunning 18th century interior design - and the principal art gallery for the borough of Richmond upon Thames. Orleans House has a rich and vibrant history, from the baroque Octagon room, which was designed by renowned architect James Gibbs, to a main gallery which hosts five temporary exhibitions each year - ranging from the historical to the contemporary. « less
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London, England, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Curious little venue with a couple of spaces for art. Showing local artist work in an interesting building with a lovely ceiling. Close to the riverside but access possible even at high tide without getting your feet wet. Worth a stroll along in this tranquil area. Shop has some really different artisan items.

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Datchet, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

By pure chance we saw the Richmond Literary Festival advertise a lecture at the Orleans House Stables this last Sunday. A bit tricky to find even if you use your satnav but the locals were very helpful to point the way. Tucked away and hidden Orleans House Gallery and Stables is a hidden gem. They have a very good lecture... More

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richmond uk
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Un undiscovered gem, hidden away in its own walled garden by Twickenham Riverside. Current show Madge Gill: Medium & Visionary is extraordinary, not to be missed. Includes her masterpiece, a 36 x 5 ft long pen & calico drawing produced in a state of trance. The Stables coffee shop is a delight too, great cakes and other treats, and healthy... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

Owned we think by the council. Good old building. Some baroque interior decoration and a few good pictures. Beware only open from April and closes in September. Not a bad site either.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

The date of my visit was June 2009, not December 2010 - it didn't allow me to I came here as part of work/work placement with some children from St Stephen's Junior School after spending the afternoon in Marble Hill Park. The art on display was some photography by a local artist - it was lovely! I remember the gallery... More

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