Somerset House

Sir William Chambers

place
Strand, WC2R 1LA
info_outline
Partial disabled access, Bookshop, Refreshments, Toilets
Grade I listed restored building of five wings, four of which surround large courtyard. Construction began in 1775. New Wing, overlooking Waterloo Bridge, dates from 1850 by Sir James Pennethorne.

Access

Saturday 22nd

Open 11am–6pm

selected areas

Sunday 23rd

Open 11am–6pm

selected areas

info_outline This building is open free of charge at other times of the year

Design

Original design
Sir William Chambers, 1775
Type
Gallery, Community/cultural, Concert/performance space, Education
Period
Georgian