The London home of the Dukes of Welllington, Apsley House now functions as a museum and art gallery run by English Heritage. Built in the 18th century, the house represents possibly the only example of an English aristocratic townhouse from the period. The heritage museum contains a collection of 200 paintings, including works by Velazquez and Rubens. Eighty-three of the paintings were gathered as part of a looting of Joseph Bonaparte's baggage train following the Battle of Vitoria. Admire the grandeur of the stately home, and if you're lucky, you might catch a sighting of the ninth Duke of Wellington, who still resides here from time to time. Planning London trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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Apsley House Reviews
I absolutely loved my visit at Apsley House. The exhibitions were interesting as well as beautiful. The audio guide was extremely informative and interesting. Highly recommended! more »
探索紐西蘭首屈一指的博物館(Te Papa），位於威靈頓（Wellington）市中心的海濱，坐落在一幢獨特的現代建築內，擁有6個樓層的現代化博物館，在1998年開始迎接訪客的。博物館融合了高科技互動展品，藝術和設計，攝影，歷史，毛利和太平洋文化以及自然科學的收藏。走過令人印象深刻的畫廊的部分，看看高科技互動功能，增強了許多展品。在令人驚嘆的展覽中，探索紐西蘭多樣化的自然環境，體驗毛利文化，了解紐... more »Explore Te Papa, the premier museum in the heart of Wellington, located in a special building, with six contemporary museums that began welcoming visitors in 1998. The museum combines high-tech exhibits, exhibitions and collections of photographs, history, Maori and Pacific culture, and natural sciences. Walk through the impressive gallery section and see the high-tech inter-interaction features, which enhance the number of exhibits. Explore the natural environment of the West, the Maori culture, and learn about the history of the city and the colonial past in the fascinating exhibition. The name "Te Papa" is the container of Maori, the meaning of the site, the museum's full name "Te Papa Tongarewa" is where the treasure is the place, here is a treasured in the West, the exhibition is worth cherishing, Let the world love the object, the West can have today is also experienced kind of it! The only regret is that I wanted to push the Maori club house vigorously, but unfortunately I couldn't shoot it (without a picture).
Grandiose, packed full of history, well preserved and presented with talks or audio visual guides this is a slice of history and art to entertain, amaze ,and imagine.... and the art is beautiful and you can get up and close to admire!
I visited the home of the Duke of Wellington in London and I have to say the house and staff are extremely brilliant. Both Martin and Aurora, (English Heritage staff) were really helpful and were able to tell so much knowledge about the history of the Duke and his life. There’s no inside images on this review as photography isn’t permitted 😐
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