Somerset House, built on the site of a 16th century royal palace, is the masterpiece of Sir William Chambers (1724-1796), architectural tutor and advisor to King George III. With almost 1,000 rooms, it was originally built to accommodate government offices and learned societies, above all the Navy Office.Opening Hours
Open every day from 10am until 6pm.
+44 (0)20 7845 4600
Nearest Tube / Rail Station
6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 77a, 91, 176
Wheelchair access. For further enquiries and to book a disabled parking space call +44 (0)20 7836 8686.