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Two Temple Place

2 Temple Place, London WC2R 3BD, England
+44 20 7836 3715
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Beautiful building

It is worth going to any exhibition here to enjoy the architecture and splendour of this building... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
rosebug
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A little jam.

This wonderful house is not open often but I can recommend a visit. We were there for the jazz... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BristolBuzzing
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London, United Kingdom
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2 Temple Place, London WC2R 3BD, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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"william waldorf astor"
in 16 reviews
"open to the public"
in 13 reviews
"stained glass windows"
in 10 reviews
"current exhibition"
in 9 reviews
"free exhibition"
in 8 reviews
"late victorian"
in 8 reviews
"vanessa bell"
in 7 reviews
"duncan grant"
in 6 reviews
"jazz age"
in 6 reviews
"wonderful building"
in 7 reviews
"astor family"
in 4 reviews
"gothic mansion"
in 4 reviews
"annual exhibition"
in 3 reviews
"wood carvings"
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"architectural gem"
in 3 reviews
"victoria embankment"
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"cornish artists"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is worth going to any exhibition here to enjoy the architecture and splendour of this building. Secret doors, wonderful carved reliefs, the stained glass windows of the great hall, the beautiful staircase. The fanciest door to the ladies ever! Wonderful place. And the people...More

Thank rosebug
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This wonderful house is not open often but I can recommend a visit. We were there for the jazz exhibition which was comprehensive and well curated. But we were knocked out by the grandeur of the small house. The lavish entrance hall, wood carving and...More

Thank BristolBuzzing
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the opportunity offered by the jazz exhibition to gain free entry to this architectural gem. 2 Temple Place is located very close to Temple station. It closes on 22/4/18. The exhibition this year investigates the story of jazz in GB, including aspects such as...More

Thank RossOrpington
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always been interested in jazz but have never been to an exhibition that covered jazz in art. It was extremely well curated with plenty of instruments, old films, paintings depicting jazz, old records, photos, ceramics, fabrics, etc. The focus was very much about...More

Thank MYDOGISFINN
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two Temple Place is an interesting small free gallery by Temple tube station on the Embankment. The Jazz exhibition was well displayed and enjoyable. The building itself is quite stunning. Last admission is 4pm during the week.

Thank CatrionaJC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went today to the Jazz exhibition but really just to see the architecture. The building is only open at exhibition times and is well worth a visit it was built in Victorian times in an Elizabethan gothic style and is beautiful....More

Thank Willie_Bucket
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Two Temple Place just does 1 art exhibition a year but its choice of subjects is always original, stimulating and very Britlsh. Well, actually, the current exhibition is American/British but previous years have been on the wonderful artists from Sussex - Gill, Ravilious, Bawden, Roland...More

Thank 81Caroline
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really brilliant exhibition space and a very interesting historic building once owned by the Jacob Astor family.It has been restored in recent years open Jan -April .It still has marvellous oak panelling , a great staircase , and two of the most beautiful C19th...More

Thank dornfordyates
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has been open to the public for a few years,it has some interesting exhibitions,but the house is the main attraction. It is compact,full of beautiful wood panelling and carving around the staircase especially,but their are hidden figures of Florence Nightingale around a fireplace. Although...More

Thank deborahburke4
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was our 2nd visit to this beautiful place,this time we came to see the rhythm and reaction exhibition,very interesting and free of charge.had lunch the charming café.

Thank hilary d
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Nearby
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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coco45
27 February 2017|
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Response from Nigel G | Reviewed this property |
The house is only open when an exhibition is on and for certain other days such as Open House weekends. The exhibition takes up most of the house so there is no separate house tour on offer. Private offices also take up some... More
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