Two Temple Place

Two Temple Place is one of London's architectural gems, an extraordinary late Victorian mansion built by William Waldorf Astor on Embankment.

The house is owned by registered charity, The Bulldog Trust and supports the charitable activities of the Trust through exhibitions and events hosted in the building.

It also provides a unique setting for both corporate and private events, from weddings to conferences.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home

Opening hours

Two Temple Place is a private house owned by the registered charity, the Bulldog Trust. It is closed to the public except during its annual exhibitions.

Only during our exhibition period January – April.

Monday - 10am - 16.30pm
Tuesday - Closed
Wednesday - 10am - 21.00pm
Thursday - Saturday - 10am - 16.30pm
Sunday - 11am - 16.30pm

Admission charges

See website for details of exhibition entry charges

Collection details


Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Beyond Beauty: Transforming the Body in Ancient Egypt

  • 30 January — 24 April 2016 *on now

Beyond Beauty presents the ancient Egyptians at their most varied and spectacular, while also allowing us to glimpse them at their most intimate and human.

This major new exhibition not only explores the day-to-day routines of ancient Egyptians, but also address the importance of appearance in the afterlife. Alongside extraordinary coffins and funerary head coverings are displayed with their owners’ ancient mirrors, combs and hairpins, bracelets, necklaces, sandals, textiles, cosmetic vessels, scent jars and other ornaments, as well as tablets giving us insights into elite styles of the age, which have echoes in the fashion and lifestyle magazines we read today.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Two Temple Place
2 Temple Place




020 7836 3715

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