Sir John Soane Museum Foundation

Hours and Location

Quick Info on Visiting the Museum and Surrounding Area

Sir John Soane's Museum: Quick Info on Visiting the Museum and Surrounding Area

Museum address: 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields – located on the North side of the square.

Museum hours: Wednesday to Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. – and Bank Holidays. Admission is free. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

Tours of the museum:One of our experts takes you round the Museum and tells you the stories behind its treasures. Tours take place at noon on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and also at 11:00 on Saturdays and Sundays. It costs £10 per person. Click for details and bookings.  Groups: Groups of 6 or more individuals must book in advance; max 25 persons.

Tube Stop: Holborn, on the Central Line and Piccadilly Line. As you exit the station onto Kingsway, take a left heading down Kingsway (South) just a block and then left on Remnant Street which leads you to the square of Lincoln’s Inn Fields. Stay on the North side of the square you are already on, and part way down the block you’ll find the Museum at No. 13.

Green Spaces: the park within the square of Lincoln’s Inn Fields and a separate, smaller park behind the brick wall at the Eastern end of the square at Lincoln’s Inn (open to the public between 12.00 and 2.00pm) with its historic New Square, gothic hall and idyllic gardens.

Food & Coffee: Fields Bar & Kitchen in Lincoln's Inn Fields operates in association with the Soane – please give it a try! There are also dozens of places near the museum to enjoy a coffee or food. On the high end, there is Coopers, located at 49 Lincoln's Inn Fields - for advance booking, T. [44] 20-7831-6211; and at 252 High Holborn there is the Rosewood London Hotel with the Holborn Dining Room. Other popular spots that are within a half block of the museum are: All Bar One (opens 8am weekdays/10am Saturday, 58 Kingsway, corner of Remnant); Fleet River Bakery (located on the corner of Gate St and Twyford Place, off the north west corner of Lincoln's Inn Fields - from Holborn tube, turn left onto Kingsway, walk down and take the second pedestrian lane on the left (by fruit stall) and they are at the end on the right; Starbucks (99 Kingsway at the corner of Great Queen Street and across from Remnant Street).

Other things TO DO at Lincoln’s Inn Fields: Lincoln’s Inn, The Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons

Within Easy Walking Distance: The British Museum, Covent Garden area, Silver vaults in Chancery Lane The Foundling Museum, Dr. Johnson's House, Courtauld Gallery and Hermitage Rooms at Somerset House.

Someone recently asked where Sir John Soane’s Museum was in London?

So, besides providing directions… we also provided them with a link to GOOGLE EARTH. Click here for the various shots as we zoom into England > London > Lincoln’s Inn Fields > and No.’s 12 / 13 / 14. You really can see the unusual angles of the three townhouse building walls, the skylights, lantern lights and courtyard additions.

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