Eric Parry, Preliminary sketch of the lightwell and interlocking circular form, St Martin’s-in-the-Fields, London, 2002–08

Eric Parry: Drawing

20 February to 27 May

A major exhibition exploring the role of drawing in contemporary architectural practice through the work of one of Britain’s leading architects and architectural draughtsmen​.

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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

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, Tours

Soane Lates: Gin Late

26 Apr 2019

Celebrate London’s legendary relationship with Gin, from Hogarthian excess to high society cocktails, with our special Gin Late.

Join us for a tour of the specially lit surrounds of the Museum, taking in the Picture Room and colonnade of the Museum, complete with a Gin cocktail and talks in our Drawing Rooms and Library Dining Room. There is also the chance to see the Museum's Hogarth 'Gin Lane' engraving, which will be on show for the evening.


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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  • 26 Sep 2018

    New season of Soane Salons announced


    Soane Salons return for a second season, with three new series of talks for Autumn Winter 18/19.

    Launched in autumn 2017, Soane Salons offer a weekly platform to architects, designers and curators to explore and debate ideas surrounding contemporary architecture.

  • 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.