The classic tour of the Museum, our Highlights Tour will transport you back to Regency London, taking you through Sir John Soane's extraordinary home, left as it was at the time of his death in 1837.

Explore some of the most spectacular rooms in the Museum, including the private apartments where Soane lived and slept, and get a fascinating insight into our most famous and beautiful treasures including paintings by Canaletto and J.M.W. Turner, and a 3,000 year-old sarcophagus of an Egyptian King.

Tours last around 75 minutes and are led by our expert guides. There are 8 places per tour. Tours take place daily at midday, with an additional tour at 11am on Saturdays and Sundays.

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If you would prefer to tour the Museum online, we have created a Highlights Film. Narrated by Dr Emma Miles, the Highlights Film offers a fascinating introduction to the Museum, its vast collections, and the life and work of the brilliant and eccentric architect Sir John Soane.

A Highlights Film costs £8, and is available for one week after purchase.

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