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The Courtauld Gallery

Somerset House Strand | Somerset House, London WC2R 0RN, England
+44 20 7848 2526
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The Courtauld Gallery is one of the finest small museums in the world. Its collection stretches from the early Renaissance into the 20th century and is particularly renowned for the unrivalled collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings. The Gallery also holds an outstanding collection of drawings and prints and fine example of sculpture and decorative arts.
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Somerset House Strand | Somerset House, London WC2R 0RN, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
+44 20 7848 2526
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to London many times but never to Somerset House, where the Courtauld Gallery is housed. This gallery was a real treat, with a beautiful collection of Impressionist paintings. If you enjoy art, you shouldn't miss a visit here.

Thank Lillian_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had a few hours so we opted for the Courtauld rather than the Tate Britain or National Gallery. Unlike the other museums we visited, they were pretty direct about requiring an admission fee for adults (with reduced fees for seniors, the disabled, etc.)...More

Thank Savvymom101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can walk round in less than an hour but still some great paintings like the bar at the folies bergere

Thank kasperc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This gallery may not be on most travelers bucket list, however, in retrospect it was probably one of the highlights of our London trip. Such a surprise to see so many well known artists under one roof. It isn't free, unlike many London galleries, but...More

Thank GBMum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The collection is small but impressive. The morning we went it was not crowded and you could study any painting for as long as you liked. If you haven't been there before, I would recommend it.

Thank Lynda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first visit to the gallery and it is beautiful, set in the fabulously grand Somerset House. I went mainly to see the Impressionist paintings but loved the Dutch and Italian Renaissance paintings too. There is also a collection of Walter Sickert's work, in a...More

Thank Elaine F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this gallery. Good value for money. Easy to navigate. Enjoyed 2 hours here viewing Van Gogh, Monet Kandinsky and many other great artists. There's also a great terrace bar.

1  Thank 30gordonm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is beautiful and charming year round.The water fountains make it delight at this central location in the heart of London.Worth spending some time to relax.

1  Thank Mehmoodmewat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The complex where this gallery is located- Somerset House- is absolutely spectacular.As for the gallery , first off , after having visited so many museums in London for free , I was mildly annoyed that this one charged 7 pounds for admission , including a...More

Thank peter k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit . Some very interesting pieces , well laid out displays . The setting is stunning . We also had lunch at 'Tom's Kitchen' which was excellent We all really enjoyed our visit

Thank Themadones
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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