Historical Highlights of Somerset House

This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:

Sat, 21st Jan 2017
Sat, 28th Jan 2017
Sat, 4th Feb 2017
Sat, 11th Feb 2017
Sat, 18th Feb 2017

Starts at 12:15 pm

In approximately one hour, you'll discover evidence of Tudor intrigue and Georgian Enlightenment, scientific curiosity and naval power, extravagant entertainments and 'the King's Shilling', as we lead you from the airy lightwells of graceful staircases to the atmospheric Deadhouse.

A new highlight of the tour is The Miles Stair, located in the West Wing and designed by the internationally renowned architect Eva Jiricna, the stair represents her most ambitious stair structure yet. The treads and landings are made from a material called ductal, this product is a thousand times stronger than concrete.

Collect your free tickets from the Information Desk in the Seamen's Hall, South Building. Tickets available from 10.30.

Be sure to come early to avoid disappointment as the tours are extremely popular. Our tours are designed for individuals and small groups and tickets will be limited to a maximum of six per person. Larger groups should enquire about private guided tours.

Cost: Free of Charge


Contact and Booking Details

More information at this website.

No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.

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Location

Somerset House,

Strand, London, LONDON, WC2R 1LA

Google Map of Somerset House

Nearest tube and train stations to Somerset House

Temple
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Circle
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Embankment
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Circle
Bakerloo

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