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We are now closed for a period of at least two years while we undertake a major transformation project called Courtauld Connects. This will enable us to significantly improve our visitor experience by putting accessibility at the heart of everything...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Somerset House Strand | Somerset House, London WC2R 0RN, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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I was so upset when I discovered that the Courtauld Gallery was going to be closed for two years. When I was originally researching my trip to London, I got super excited about this gallery and the fact that they were included in my London...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 2 days ago

I really love this gallery it has the best illustration work I've ever seen. Originally went for a Durer exhibition special and was genuinely inspired but the fixed collection is great too... I'd definitely recommend it if you're passing and like art, but bear in...More

Thank gemma_thom1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wonderful collection of impressionist masterpieces that were so beautifully displayed here are moved while they undergo a two year renovation. If you go to the National Gallery they have moved there under a special exhibit. So while the National Gallery is free, this exhibit...More

Thank CelticGirlLA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been several times over the years to this marvellous art gallery. It has a beautiful collection superbly displayed in an historic building. As it is not too big you are able to see the entire collection within a reasonable time. A must if...More

Thank dennis_anthony
Reviewed September 16, 2018

The gallery is just to the right as you enter the gates to Somerset House. The main galleries are on the first floor but although the staircase is rather beautiful there is, of course, a lift. The gallery will surprise many due to the fact...More

Thank James C
Reviewed September 2, 2018

I just happened upon this museum as I was walking by Somerset House and decided to stop in only 30 minutes before it closed. I was amazed at the number and the quality of the art there, especially the Impressionist paintings. If you like Impressionists,...More

Thank Dream803728
Reviewed September 2, 2018

This gallery has some beautiful Cezannes, Renoirs, Degas, one of my favourite Modigliannis amongst a whole lot more beautiful paintings. I was fortunate enough to visit it last week just before it closed for a revamp which will take some time to complete. When it...More

Thank Lizzie C
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Too late now to visit but a great gallery nonetheless. Smaller than the National but some great pieces and does not have so many stark religious paintings, to fill you with impending doom.

Thank Daryl L
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately, the gallery will be closing on 3 Sept for a period of at least 2 years due to refurbishment works. We went to see it before it would close and were extremely happy with the visit! Though it may be overshadowed by the likes...More

Thank KirillLukjanov
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This is an excellent collection, that tours. The National Art Gallery will be greatly improved by the presence of this collection as a Special Exhibit.

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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
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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
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£8 per adult, less for seniors and children. Check if there are any offers on line etc we were using British Rail to and from London and you can get 2 for 1 on entry but you need to apply in advance and download a voucher.
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