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Apsley House, also known as Number One, London, was the London residence of the Dukes of Wellington and stands alone at Hyde Park Corner. The house is now looked after by English Heritage and is open to the public as a museum and art gallery. It is sometimes referred to as the Wellington Museum and It is perhaps the only preserved example of an English aristocratic town house from its period. The rooms have been maintained as far as possible in the original style and decor. It contains the 1st Duke's collection of paintings, porcelain, the silver centrepiece made for the Duke in Portugal, c 1815, sculpture and furniture.

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To get there from the Americana; take the 74 bus from Baker Street and get off at the stop for Park Lane Hilton. Use the underpass to cross to Hyde Park and walk to Apsley House from there.

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