Sir John Soane's Museum (London) Reviews
Description:13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3BP. Tel: +44 (0) 20 7440 4263 Fax: +44 (0) 20 7831 3957. / Sir John Soane's ... more
Sir John Soane's Museum (London) ... Museum (often abbreviated to the Soane Museum) is a museum of architecture, and was formerly the house and studio of the neo-classical architect Sir John Soane. It holds many drawings and models of his projects and the collections of paintings, drawings and antiquities that he assembled. The Museum is located in the Holborn district of central London, England, overlooking Lincoln's Inn Fields.
Newest Review: ... step into the house. Entry is free, but there are two donations boxes around the house, and we enjoyed ourselves so much that we were happy to put money into these. Each of the rooms has a curator looking after it, and they are all very enthusiastic about their work. As I entered the first room I commented on the colour of the red walls - the curator immediately told me that the colour was ... more
Customer Sir John Soane's Museum (London) Reviews (2)
by - written on 15/07/11 (Very useful, 64 readings)
I have to admit that before my son suggested a visit to the Sir John Soane Museum in London, I had never heard the name before. My son is an architect student, and so knew that John Soane was both Professor of Architecture at the Royal Academy, and a famous architect best known for designing the Bank of England; a building which had a profound effect on the future design of commercial architecture. Soane is considered to be one of England's greatest architects and his many designs include the Dulwich Picture Gallery and the Treasury. Soane died in 1837, leaving behind him a tall town house just next to Lincoln's Inn Fields. On his appointment as Professor of ... Read the complete review
by - written on 22/04/01, updated on 24/04/01 (Very useful, 410 readings)
Another of London's least well-known tourist attractions is the Sir John Soane's Museum, located on the north side of Lincoln's Inn Fields. Why it should be so little known is something of a mystery, as it is certainly one of the most intriguing and fascinating collections of antiquities in the city, and with no entrance fee, it is surprising that so few Londoners know about it! In fact, casting my eye over the visitors' book by the entrance to the museum, I noticed that the majority of the museum's visitors are from abroad – so maybe it's only mentioned in foreign guidebooks... Certainly the museum does little to promote itself, ... Read the complete review
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