Sir John Soane’s Museum

Sir John Soane’s Museum
13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields
London WC2

It’s stuffed with curios and is almost exactly as Soane left it when he died in 1837. Among the treasures are an Egyptian sarcophagus that Soane was so elated at acquiring that he partied for three days.

View of the Model Room, recreating a watercolour of the room by CJ Richardson c 1834-35 © Gareth Gardner