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Saatchi Gallery

Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, London SW3 4SQ, England
+44 (0) 207 811 3070
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Ranked #176 of 1,098 attractions in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Contemporary art from unknown designers and artists from all over the world
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

As a photographer, I was very impressed with the lighting at the Saatchi. The architecture is also striking - the way several old buildings were combined using lifts and staircases on the outside. We were very impressed by an exhibit of artwork by Ben Quilty - an Australian artist.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

If you are interested in contemporary art, Saatchi Gallery is a destination not to miss while you visit London. The quality of the gallery and the generosity of its donors have converted it practically in a museum where you do not pay to enter and admire the works of who's trending worldwide or who's emerging in the world of art.

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London, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Nice building Big airy rooms Lots to see the african art was rather hard for me to understand worth one visit I think that this one is modern art mainly. Lots to see outside in King Street Chelsea Free entry

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Aventura, Florida, USA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I fell in love with the Saatchi Gallery many years ago when they were across the Thames in South Bank. He has an amazing collection of contemporary art. The new space in Sloan Square is also housed in a beautiful building. The location, a short walk from the Sloan Square tube stop, is terrific. You can shop or stop for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This museum has free entrance. Exciting different art! Great giftshop! We thought it was well worth visiting!

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

As usual, art of a mixed bag - some really appealing others just weird. I do so wish there were chairs or benches to sit on in this gallery. My bad hip nearly gave up! Beautifully presented gallery with an easy to flow through layout. Best exhibit still the 'oil room' - seen it many times and it is still... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I visited the gallery with a friend and while we enjoyed the art I was struck with the repeated rudeness of the staff in the shop. Spanish speaking women on the till conducted a conversation in their own language (the same had happened before)..........I overheard 2 Chinese visitors ask for help with a book they were interested in and the... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Provocative and fun, this is a great gallery that showcases semi-established and newbie artists. Don't miss the Oil Room. To keep on balance, I might also visit the Tate Modern to get your fix of some more seasoned works.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Look, I suppose that it's good that contemporary artists of varying levels of ability are given the opportunity to exhibit their work, but I just wish that I wasn't unwittingly subjected to it. Overwhelmingly amateur hour. Impressive gallery building, with a vast amount of space and seriously underutilised in relation to both quality and quantity of the art (thank goodness,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Diamond 4free in Chelsea Saatchi gives artists the chance to become a diamond ( some will not succed but anyone deserve a chance) David

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