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Sir JOHN SOANE’S MUSEUM

Sir JOHN SOANE’S MUSEUM
Sir JOHN SOANE’S MUSEUM

Sir John Soane (1753-1837) architect and collector, left his house and museum to the nation. In his lifetime Sir John - whose works included the Bank of England and the Dulwich Picture Library - amassed a collection of architectural drawings as well as classical and medieval works of art, artefacts, sculptures, paintings (including works by Canaletto, Hogarth and Turner) and other items. His house has astonishing interiors and was used almost as a laboratory for his ideas.

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Location/Address: 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields
County: London
Post Code: WC2A 3BP
Main Historic Period: All
Useful Website Address: Sir John Soane's museum website
Tip/Nearby: Lincoln's Inn. Nearest tube - Holborn
Primary Management: HM Government
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