The Old Palace Tour
This event runs over several days/weeks. Dates include:
Tue, 29th May 2018
Tue, 5th Jun 2018
Tue, 12th Jun 2018
Tue, 19th Jun 2018
Tue, 26th Jun 2018
Somerset House was once the home of three Catholic queens - Anne of Denmark, Henrietta Maria and Catherine of Braganza - and played a vital part in the crisis of the Stuart dynasty.
Join us for a free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. A special highlight of the tour includes access to Strand Lane Baths.
Free tickets are available (on the day only) from 10.30am at the Information Desk in Seamen's Hall, South Wing.
Cost: Free of Charge
Contact and Booking Details
More information at this website.
No need to book tickets - just turn up on the day.
The Old Palace Tour
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Somerset House,Strand, London, London,
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