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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 yesterday

My husband and I love this smallish gallery inside of Sommerset House. The range of the collection is wide but everything is either interesting or beautiful. When we are in London, we always find our way here.

Thank DMH8400
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is good to be there to take pictures outside but inside there was nothing really interesting. Not recommended.

Thank milk112016
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not too big and not too small, located in the beautiful Sommerset house (the north wing). The art is excellent, I mostly enjoyed the Impressionists.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Long day walking the Southbank so called in for a little peace and quiet and look at the impressionist works - just at the right time for Sunday afternoon talk and music, what a nice way to pass a couple of hours

1  Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A serious, compact version of the National Gallery of Art with special emphasis on impressionist art. At the time of our visit important works by Cezanne were heavily featured including the card players (two man version) and Man with Pipe. We were delighted. Important works...More

1  Thank The_Dr_Bob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited this lovely gallery several times and love its impressionist painting collection. It's small and never overly crowded. On this last visit, I had the pleasure of seeing William Henry Hunt's water colors of country people as well as a Bloomsbury art and...More

1  Thank Judgefoodie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Several chambers' all serving different exhibits ,art ,restaurant ,films etc Spacious back yard with a view to the Thames and Waterloo bridge Correct choice in a sunny day Immediate connection to King's college Nice menu for food and drinks

1  Thank Theodore V
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apart from a very beautiful and important art collection this houses a nice restaurant and cafe. It's main courtyard is formal and grand and a feast for the eyes.

1  Thank Legal_itinerant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roger Fry was key in raising public awareness in this country to modern art at the start of the 20th century. His daughter donated Fry's collection of 20th century paintings to the gallery. And the painting that I like the best is the least impressionistic,...More

1  Thank Colin E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gallery has a limited collection of paintings, but they are amongst the most well known. Manet's barmaid, or Vincent's self-portrait would be recognised around the world. Always worth a visit!

1  Thank Prodipto B
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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