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Hertford House

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Address: Hertford House Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN, England
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011 44 171 935 0687
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What A Find..........

Of all the museums in the city to choose from, this is one of the lesser known, but miss-it and you'll miss-out on perhaps, one of the city's best hidden secrets. It houses the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Littlemuff
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Launceston, United Kingdom
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Launceston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Of all the museums in the city to choose from, this is one of the lesser known, but miss-it and you'll miss-out on perhaps, one of the city's best hidden secrets. It houses the 'Wallace Collection' - one of the finest collections of period armour in the country and considering the size of the House, houses an astounding array of... More 

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Salem, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

This place has a stunningly large collection of a variety of beautiful paintings, historic weapons, and other amazing pieces, while also being a stunning historic house, decked out in Jane Austen/Downton Abbey style. The staff are amazing, both in how kind and knowledgeable they are, and the cafe is a delight. I spent four days in London visiting numerous historic... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

My daughter brought me here last weekend on a family visit to London. The house is absolutely stunning. There are so many beautiful and very interesting treasures to see. Hundreds of paintings, some buy very famous painters. There is a lovely cafe in the conservatory too. The icing on the cake.... THE HOUSE IS FREE TO VIEW! Fantastic afternoon spent... More 

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Dunstable
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Few people realise that just a few minutes from Oxford Street is a wonderful place for a visit and afternoon tea. Just 5 minutes walk from theSelfridges Store, in Manchester Square, this house houses a wonderful collection of paintings, furniture, porcelain and silver. The house itself is an exquisite example of an aristocratic town house. In the centre of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2016

A beautiful house in the heart of London with a fabulous collection of art, armour, china, jewels. All displayed in various rooms exquisitely decorated. Plenty of information in each room and descriptions by exhibits. Make it a short trip round or take your time to enjoy it all, it's over two floors and there's a restaurant where you can enjoy... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

Visited the Wallace collection at Hertford House yesterday. It is well worth a visit as it houses a wonderful collection of paintings, ceramics and furniture. The renovation which has taken place over the last few years means the rooms are all beautifully presented with silk wallpaper and curtains. We were lucky to chance on a guided tour ( free as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2015

On our last day in London, we decided to do some spontaneous browsing around town and came across the Hertford House currently showing the Wallace Collection. The displays are extensive and stunning, so if you love art or museums, do yourself a service and stop in. Lots of people yet somehow not crowded. There's a restaurant in the back and... More 

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Westminster
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2015

The mansion dates back to 1776 when construction first started. It underwent numerous changes over the years, eg serving as the Embassy of Spain, then of France. Following its establishment as a National Museum in 1900, many additions have been made. In 2000, major renovation was completed in the Lower Ground Floor and the central courtyard was transformed into a... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2014

I am so glad that I took the time to go here. It is free and the Wallace collection is amazing. What a find!

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2014

The Hereford House is a historic building on Manchester Square where the exquisite Wallace Collection is housed. The collection is one of the world's finest small art museums and it is free to visit. Art lovers will definitely want to include a visit here during visits to London. Here you can see an outstanding assortment of art treasures from the... More 

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