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 – almost 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

Evening Opening

Soane Lates: Spotlight on Soane

 
31 May 2019

A dramatically-lit Late casting light on the stories behind the Soane.

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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  • 21 Sep 2018

    Robert Venturi (1925–2018)

     

    We were deeply saddened to learn of the death of the great American architect and theorist Robert Venturi. Through his buildings and his writings, Venturi was a pioneer of the postmodern movement, and with his wife and partner, Denise Scott Brown, changed fundamentally how we think about architecture and cities.

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  • 03 Sep 2018

    New licensed designs released at Decorex International 2018

     

    Sir John Soane’s Museum returns to Decorex International 2018 this year with a display of new and existing licencees.

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