Historical Highlights of Somerset House

This event has finished Took place on: Saturday, 20th Oct 2018

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.

2018-10-20 2018-10-20 Europe/London Historical Highlights of Somerset House A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/10/20/historical-highlights-of-somerset-house-104515 Somerset House,Strand, London,,London

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Location

Somerset House,

Strand, London,
London,
WC2R 1LA

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