Catacombs inside Sir John Soane's historic London home are open to the public for the first time in almost 180 years after £7million restoration



Sir John Soane might be best known for designing the Bank of England building and Dulwich Picture Gallery but it's arguably his own home that holds the architect's best works.
The property in central London, now the Sir John Soane's Museum, was built by the architect to house his collectibles.
Now, for the first time in almost 180 years since Soane's death, visitors are able to see the items, including the collection of Roman funeral urns in the catacombs, as the museum unveils its 'lost spaces'.
There are 365 objects on display at Sir John Soane's Museum that haven't been on public display... read more

 
16 October 2016 in Travel, Views: 45
Source: Daily Mail
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