Orleans House Gallery

Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 3DJ

Orleans House Gallery
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Orleans House Gallery, exterior picture

Address:Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 3DJ
Map:See Orleans House Gallery on a map
Telephone:+44 (0) 208 831 6000
Nearest Station:Twickenham
Link:www.richmond.gov.uk/orleans_ho

About: Built in 1710 for James Johnston (the Secretary of State for Scotland of the day) Orleans House was named after its most famous resident, Louis Phillippe, Duc D'Orleans, who lived there in exile between 1813-15. The main gallery hosts five temporary exhibitions each year – the types of exhibitions ranging from historical to contemporary art exhibitions, attracting over 56,000 visitors per year.

Orleans House Gallery is Richmond's principle collection of art.The 19th century stables buildings and stages house the Stables Gallery which is host to around seven contemporary and community exhibitions a year. The collections include Archives, Costume and Textiles, Fine Art and Photography.

Admission is free.

What's On

Jan
4
Fri
Angels in Art
Orleans House Gallery, Riverside, Twickenham
Time: 13.15 - 14.30
Admission: Full price: £15 Richmond Card price: £13.50
Jan
11
Fri
Dress, Dazzle & Display
Orleans House Gallery, Riverside, Twickenham
Time: 13.15 - 14.30
Admission: Full price: £15 Richmond Card price: £13.50
Starts on
Feb
7
Thu
Talk And Draw
Orleans House Gallery, Riverside Twickenham
Time: 10.30 - 12.30
Admission: £6



The Latest User Reviews of Orleans House Gallery


User Rating: 10 / 10
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Mark, London
Added: Dec 2013
All In London User Recommended Business
A beautiful historic building overlooking the Thames and next to tranquil woodland. Free entry to the stunning Gibbs Octagon Room and 2 galleries - plus a display on the history of the site in the lovely cafe.

The current Madge Gill exhibition is not to be missed!

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In addition, the site has recently been refurbished including the Stables Gallery situated behind the main gallery, which hosts six free exhibitions per year.

A new cafe with a free heriatge display is now open from Wednesday - Sunday 11.00-3.00pm.

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