The Old Palace Tour

The Old Palace Tour

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

Tue, 21st Aug 2018
Tue, 28th Aug 2018
Tue, 4th Sep 2018
Tue, 11th Sep 2018
Tue, 18th Sep 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.

2018-06-26 2018-06-26 Europe/London The Old Palace Tour A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/06/26/the-old-palace-tour-142264 Somerset House,Strand, London, London,

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Location

Somerset House,

Strand, London,
London,
WC2R 1LA

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