Welcome to Sir John Soane’s Museum

The historic house, museum and library of distinguished 19th century architect Sir John Soane. At Soane’s request, the house has been left untouched since his death over 180 years ago.

Opening times

Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 to 17:00
Last entry at 16:30
Open on Bank Holidays including Easter

Entry is free

Plan your visit

Getting here

Find us at 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3BP.

By Tube
Holborn (for Central and Piccadilly lines) is less than a five-minute walk away, while Temple (for the Circle and District lines) is 15 minutes away.

By bus
Buses 1, 59, 68, 91, 168, 171, 188, 243, 521, and X68 stop on Kingsway. Buses 8, 25, and 242 stop on High Holborn.
 
By bike
Stop at Sardinia Street and Portugal Street docking stations for Santander Cycles, or park your own bike in Lincoln’s Inn Fields.
 
By car
We are in the congestion charge zone, with a small number of pay-and-display parking in Lincoln’s Inn Fields and a few green-badge bays.

 

What's on

Exhibitions

Lumière Mystérieuse

Soane and the Architecture of Light

 
19 Jun 2019 to 08 Sep 2019

The effects of light and shadow profoundly impact how we understand and experience architecture. Bringing together drawings and objects in the spaces of Sir John Soane’s Museum, Lumière Mystérieuse: Soane and the Architecture of Light examines Soane’s innovative use of light and optical devices in architectural design.

Shop

Soane inspired books and gifts

The Shop offers a wide variety of books, maps and gifts for visitors to Sir John Soane’s Museum. Explore the online shop and have a look at our new products or come and see us in your next visit. Browse our shop >

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