Wellington Arch

Welcome to Wellington Arch

We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won’t be able to visit without your booking confirmation. If you’re a Member, your ticket will be free, but you still need to book in advance. To book your visit, click here.

Although things might be a little different when you visit, you’ll still be able to enjoy exploring the places where history really happened. And you’ll still be given a warm and safe welcome by our friendly – if socially distant – staff and volunteers.

Please click here for more information about the safety measures you can expect when visiting as well as our FAQs

  • Balconies and Exhibition - The balconies and exhibition will be open with one way systems in place.
  • Shop - The shop will be open with a one-way system in place. 
  • Face masks - From 24 July you need to remember to bring and wear a face covering if you want to buy anything from the gift shop at Wellington Arch. We won’t be able to give you a face covering, so please do come prepared so you don’t miss out. Face coverings are not mandatory elsewhere on your visit, but we do encourage our visitors to wear them in other enclosed spaces.
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Things to See and Do

Guidebook: Wellington Arch

Price: £3.50

 Wellington Arch Timeline

Late 18th and Early 19th CenturiesGates for the City?

Architects including Robert Adam and John Soane produce speculative designs for magnificent city gates at Hyde Park Corner, but the government is unwilling to pay for them.

1815Napoleon's Waterloo

The Duke of Wellington and the Seventh Coalition's triumph at Waterloo ends the Napoleonic Wars.

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