Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection  

 
 
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Chesterfield Walk, Greenwich Park, SE10 8QX
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Entry by guided tour Mon to Wed 11.30am or 2.30pm. Normal entry Sundays 10am-5pm | Closed 21 Dec to 28 Feb
 
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£6.70 (Adults), £6.00 (Concs), £4.00 (Children)
 

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Ranger's House - The Wernher CollectionRanger's House is an 18th century, Grade I listed, red brick villa built in 1723 which became the official residence of the 'Ranger of Greenwich Park'. Behind its walls lives the Wernher Collection - a stunning collection of medieval and Renaissance works of art, all purchased by the diamond magnate and philanthropist Sir Julius Wernher (1850-1912). Nearly 700 works of art are on display here. Among them are rare, early religious paintings and Dutch old masters, minutely carved and painted Gothic ivories, some finely wrought bronzes and silver treasures. A visit to this amazing collection reveals the virtuosity of the medieval craftsman and the unparalleled quality of Renaissance decorative arts.

 

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South Quay, E14 | 2 miles from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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Artillery Place, Woolwich, SE18 | 2.8 miles from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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12 Crooms Hill, SE10 | 9 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 10 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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Park Row, SE10 | 10 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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180 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 10 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Greenwich Station Forecourt, 189 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 12 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
302 Creek Road, Greenwick, SE10 | 13 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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London > Shopping > Specialists
Charlton Way Entrance, Blackheath Avenue, Se10 | 4 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26 Royal Hill, SE10 | 8 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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20 Royal Hill, SE10 | 8 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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Greenwhich Park, Blackheath Gate, SE10 | 2 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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89 Royal Hill, SE10 | 8 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 4.3 miles from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 15 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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Romney Road, SE10 | 8 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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Hornfair Park, Shooters Hill Road, SE18 | 34 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 2 miles from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 30 minutes from Ranger's House - The Wernher Collection
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