Orleans House Gallery

Free to all

Nestled amidst beautiful gardens overlooking the River Thames, Orleans House Gallery has something for everyone.

Beyond its setting and historical charm, the gallery boasts a remarkable permanent collection – the Richmond Borough Art Collection – full of eye-catching artworks and objects waiting to be discovered, plus a real focus on making families feel welcome, with a range of fun, thoughtful activities for younger visitors. Here's just some what you can expect on your visit:

Intriguing exhibitions and events 

Immerse yourself in a range of thought-provoking and visually stunning exhibitions throughout the year. Plus, there's a host of regular special events, from live music performances and workshops, to inspiring talks and family days.

Fascinating history

Discover the fascinating story of Orleans House, an opulent villa built in the early eighteenth century. Explore the lavishly decorated Octagon Room, learn about its past residents, and soak up the atmosphere of grandeur.

Beautiful landscapes 

Wander through picturesque gardens and woodland, enjoy serene river views, and explore culture outdoors with the gallery's Cultural Reforesting project, which asks artists to respond to the question of how we might renew our relationship with nature.

Family fun

Keep the little ones entertained with regular creative and engaging events and activities designed for children that promote communication and social-emotional development.

Relax in the café

After soaking up all that culture, enjoy a light lunch, a slice of cake and a cup of coffee, or grab a snack from the Stables Café to savour in the gardens.

Whether you're solo, with friends, or family, Orleans House Gallery caters to diverse interests and age groups. It’s conveniently located near Twickenham and Richmond stations and is free to all.

Why you should go

  • Take a woodland walk

  • Marvel at the Baroque interiors

  • Get creative at a kids' art workshop

Visitor information


Orleans House Gallery

Orleans Road, Twickenham, London, TW1 3BL
020 8831 6000

Free to all

Opening times

Tuesday - Sunday, 10.00am – 5.00pm

Visitor information

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