Sir John Soane, one of Britain’s greatest architects built and lived in this wonderful house over a century and a half ago.
The museum has been kept in its original way for over 180 years, displaying Soane’s vast and extraordinary collection of antiquities, furniture, sculptures, architectural models and paintings. These include work by Hogarth, Turner and Canaletto and over 30,000architectral drawings.
A Grade I listed building of outstanding originality. The Soane Museum is one of the most atmospheric and fascinating museums in London, filled with curiosities and surprises. A fantastic venue for your dinner, drinks reception or party.
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13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3BP
Nothing symbolises the power Sir John Soane wielded as a collector more than the sarcophagus of the Egyptian King Seti I, which was kept in the basement. In 1825, he bought it for £2000 – a sum which the British Museum were unwilling to pay – and held a three-day party to unveil it.