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The Courtauld Gallery

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"This place is temporarily closed." 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...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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Reviewed yesterday

So many beautiful works of art by so many well known artists.Also they have a great gift shop with lovely friendly staff.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank meerkatsrule2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Bar at the Follies Bergere and La Loge two of my favourite paintings. I could stand and stare at them for hours.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank HymieMcBain
Reviewed June 4, 2019

My favourite gallery in London. Beautiful building in lovely setting.Fantastic collection especially love the impressionist paintings

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank kiwi623
Reviewed May 17, 2019

Somerset House is a great place to spend a bit of time, and the inner Court is magnificent. The center contains small jets of water that create a moving fountain. I understand that during the winter months, they turn it into an ice skating rink!...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank WJW0126
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Not large but perfectly formed. Medieval art, Silver. And - a superb collection of impressionist work. Spend an hour and you will leave with a sense of huge delight.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DiH1938
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Didn't realise it was so big, great place, nice and clean and quite, a few people about but easy to get around, only had a quick look at a couple of rooms had other places to go, nice place, free entry

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NoahBirmingham
Reviewed March 13, 2019

We were astonished that we could walk up to a Van Gogh within inches and not have anyone chastise us. No glass on it either. If you are expecting the Louvre, you'll be disappointed. It's a small museum with a collection that is admirable. It...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lynne F
Reviewed March 12, 2019

The gallery is always void of art, it just a lot of empty space. They could do far more in bring art into this building. In these troubled times art is important and does great good, they should try and engage with the local communities...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HelloFolks
Reviewed February 23, 2019

My friend came on my trip with me to London just so he could see his favorite painting by Edouard Manet the, "A Bar at the Folies-Bergere". So thankful he came because I wouldn't have known to see this museum or the chance to see...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank paulinaperrucci
Reviewed February 20, 2019

Superb setting to highlight and show original unknown and known master paintings, sketches and artefacts etc. Close to Somerset House, also worth a visit. Good cafeteria housed so good time well spent off the street. The entry cost is worth it.

Date of experience: February 2019
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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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Deryl1969
February 13, 2019|
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Response from AshleyH88 | Reviewed this property |
The Courtauld Gallery is closed for 2 years or more but some of their paintings are being shown at the National Gallery (27 March 2019 to 19 April 2020), the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam and the Foundation Louis Vuitton in... More
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Raymond B
March 6, 2018|
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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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