We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Society of Antiquaries of London

Burlington House Piccadilly | Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE, England
+44 20 7479 7080
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Hidden gem with an amazing lecture theatre and library

This building is hidden away on one side of the Burlington House courtyard, much better known as... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Nicholas H
,
London, United Kingdom
Oasis of calm erudition

This small centre of learning has occasional special exhibitions, well curated and beautifully... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Ursosarctos
,
London, United Kingdom
Read all 5 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
14 Jan 2018
“Hidden gem with an amazing lecture theatre and library”
19 Aug 2017
“Oasis of calm erudition”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Burlington House Piccadilly | Piccadilly, London W1J 0BE, England
Mayfair
CONTACT
Website
+44 20 7479 7080
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around London
from US$77,80
More Info
from US$149,60
More Info
from US$31,40
More Info
from US$62,23
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (5)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter
Reviewed 14 January 2018

This building is hidden away on one side of the Burlington House courtyard, much better known as the main access to the Royal Academy. The upstairs library houses the most comprehensive collection of archaeological research material in the UK. The Society originated from a meeting...More

Thank Nicholas H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This small centre of learning has occasional special exhibitions, well curated and beautifully displayed. If one such ison when you are in London, you have a treat in store. The Summer 2017 exhibition "Blood Royal" of royal portraits and associated documents and (a few) artefacts,...More

1  Thank Ursosarctos
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 28 July 2015

I was meeting a friend for lunch at the Royal Exhibition and decided to go see the Magna Carta exhibition. This was my second visit - last year I saw the Portraits of Kings and Queens the SAL holds. The film and exhibition were terrific...More

1  Thank 496stephb
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Happened to hear about this exhibition whilst at The Royal Astronomical Society (next door) and found it fascinating. Three copies of the Magna Carta and a short film explain why people made copies, the 13th Century one was amazing "The Black Book of Peterborough" You...More

Thank Ralphus2704
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

A superb exhibition and well worth a visit. Three copies of Magna Carta on display and a great deal of information provided including a short video. You also get to see some of the magnificent paintings of medieval kings held by the Society.

Thank mikeadlem
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Mayfair
Set beside some of London's best parks and home to
world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed
thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of
London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is
haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is
vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic
streets will reveal that Michelin stars and
chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 1 081 hotels in London
The Cavendish London
4 251 reviews
.14 km away
Brown's Hotel
1 523 reviews
.22 km away
Le Meridien Piccadilly
2 611 reviews
.22 km away
The Ritz London
3 948 reviews
.24 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon
1 447 reviews
.08 km away
Itsu
334 reviews
.09 km away
Benihana
1 027 reviews
.10 km away
The Parlour
557 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Royal Academy of Arts
1 725 reviews
.02 km away
Burlington Arcade
243 reviews
.05 km away
Piccadilly Craft Market
178 reviews
.13 km away
Burlington House
15 reviews
.00 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Society of Antiquaries of London staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;