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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.
Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 to 17:00
Last entry at 16:30
Open on Bank Holidays including Easter
Entry is free
Soane and the Architecture of Light
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.
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After months of painstaking work by our conservation team, Sir Joshua Reynolds' The Snake in the Grass has been reinstalled in the Museum in its conserved frame. We share some pictures of the reveal.Read more...