Be transported back to Regency London as we guide you through Sir John Soane’s extraordinary home. Led by one of our expert members of staff, enjoy a fascinating insight into Soane’s work and family life and learn the stories behind some of his many treasures.

 Please email us at, or call 020 7440 4279 to book or find out more. 

Daytime Tours

Enjoy our intimate expert-led tours during Museum opening hours. The perfect way to learn more about the Soane Museum and its collection, from the people who know it best. Daytime private tours last one hour and are for up to 15 guests per tour. 

Candlelit Tours

On our one-of-a-kind Candlelit Tours you and your party will be given exclusive evening access to the Museum which will be beautifully and atmospherically lit by candlelight, a re-enactment of how Soane entertained his own guests during his lifetime. The night includes a 30-minute drinks reception, followed by an hour-long tour led by one of our expert guides. The evening will last for 90 minutes and is suitable for up to 30 guests.

Exclusive Access Tours

Come and have the Museum to yourselves and experience the marvels of Sir John Soane’s extraordinary house with one of our expert guides. We offer exclusive access either on a Tuesday between 10.00am and 4.00pm or any other day at either 8.30am or 9.00am (excluding Mondays). Out-of-hours private tours last one hour and are for up to 15 guests per tour. 

Pre-Opening Museum Tour

Exclusive morning access for your party before the Museum opens to the public. These tours are available at 9.00am every day except for Mondays. They last for one hour and are for up to 15 guests per tour. 

Gift a Tour 

All of our Private Tours can be purchased as gifts. Please contact a member of our events team at for further information. 

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