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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 21 June 2015

Somerset house . great design. Courtauld gallery filled with treasured paintings across the centuries.

Thank sidonie
Reviewed 20 June 2015

The collection is wonderful, and so is the stting, at Somerset House. Some of the great impressionist´s paintings are there. Very good visit!

1  Thank Marcia L
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Best Rembrant, incredible collection. Apparently I need to write one hundred letters to satisfy trip advisor so just go.

Thank Ranbir G
Reviewed 19 June 2015

Lots more here than I expected, including lots of original art. This gallery is also walking distance to other museums so even though there is not as much here it is worth stopping in.

Thank Jen A
Reviewed 18 June 2015

We visited to use up some time before we could check in at our hotel and as our Art Fund pass gave us free entry. The range of art, paintings, furniture and sculptures is very good and has many pieces that we like. The building...More

Thank CharlieCB
Reviewed 17 June 2015

A must for a fan of late 19th and early 20th century painting. This was our second visit so we were able to pace ourselves. Will definitely be back.

Thank Luce120
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Very nice gallery. Not overcrowded so you can watch each piece as long as you want in quiet. Excellent paintings of Van gogh, Cezanne, Gaugin. Must see!

Thank xensi
Reviewed 15 June 2015

The Courtauld Gallery in Somerset House near Temple tube station in central London has the most wonderful collection of French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings. If you love the impressionists, this is a must visit when in London. It is one of the best collections of...More

Thank FunTimes030
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Very centrally located in Somerset House, north side of Waterloo Bridge. Nearest tube Temple. This gallery houses some really classic impressionist and post-impressionist art. Manet's "The Bar at the Follies Bergere", Cezanne, Van Gogh, Seurat, Gaugin, Derain. A truly amazing collection. Staircase is a bit...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 14 June 2015

My wife and I love the Courtauld and never miss a chance to visit it. It is not only the fact that it's a smallish museum and "doable" in a couple of hours. It's because the artwork is world class and very beautiful, from the...More

Thank Muggle58
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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