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Discover the extraordinary home and museum of Sir John Soane, renowned neoclassical architect and collector. We're open Wednesday to Sunday, 10 to 5 and entry is free.
From Sunday 1 May, timed tickets will no longer be needed and you can visit by walking in on the day. Highlights tours will continue to require advance booking.
As part of the programme of events complementing Space Popular: The Portal Galleries, join acclaimed photographer Grant Smith for a one day introductory workshop on architectural photography, exploring the varied architecture near Lincoln’s Inn Fields.
The course will give you an understanding of framing and composition and how to use these tools to enhance your photographs. We will look at how to identify the optimum time for photographing a building and how the sun’s position is vital to achieving a good photograph.
Make Sir John Soane's historic Drawing Office your creative studio.
Calling all artists, designers and architects who specialise in drawing! In 2023, for the very first time, we will welcome two artists-in-residence to the Soane.
Based in the newly restored Drawing Office, you will develop and share your work in partnership with teams across the Museum.
Sir John Soane’s Museum was honoured by several Royal visits during the course of the 20th century, and today, as we are about to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of our present Queen, HM Elizabeth II, seems a good moment to dig into our archives and explore royal reactions to the Soane.Read more...
To coincide with its inclusion in our current Hidden Masterpieces exhibition, Dr Manolo Guerci discusses Jacobean architect John Thorpe’s drawing of Old Somerset House.Read more...
We'd like to hear your feedback on a proposed temporary installation by artist Nayan Kulkarni, inspired by the spectacular illuminations popular in Soane's time, which will illuminate the façade of the Museum for around four months from October 2023 to January 2024.Read more...
We are inviting creatives to take part in Artist at Soane, a special new residency for artists, architects and designers to mark the restoration of Soane’s unique Drawing Office.Read more...