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UCL Art Museum

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Lovely building, and galleries. the setting is stunning, and the history, very interesting. Nice... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2015
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
A Hidden Gem

The UCL Art Museum is full of unexpected treasures and surprises. The intimacy of the space allows... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2012
Erin S
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London, United Kingdom
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Feb 8, 2018
“Making the best of a small space”
Sep 26, 2017
“Rubbish”
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UCL Art Museum is home to over 10,000 works of art, dating from the 1490s to the present day. Its collaborations with researchers and artists offer new perspectives on familiar and rare objects through exhibitions in a traditional print room at the...more
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South Cloisters, Wilkins Building, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, England
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Given the reputation of the Slade and, having seen the Flaxman gallery upstairs in UCL, I was expecting something special with the art museum. I have to admit I was disappointed when I walked into the room as it is a small space, obviously a...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Poor exhibition. Small roomsl, highlighting nothingness. The art they show you on website is all in non public areas . Unable to be seen. Despite gloating about the calibre of the classic art works.

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Reviewed July 5, 2015

Lovely building, and galleries. the setting is stunning, and the history, very interesting. Nice place for a quick visit if in the area. Also has a nice gift shop selling UCL merchandise.

2  Thank jacquiessex_10
Reviewed March 21, 2013

This is an excellent museum even if a tad small. The staff are really friendly. Thank you to the staff. Good place to visit.

10  Thank Enjoyable101
Reviewed August 7, 2012

I visited UCL Art Museum by chance on a visit to UCL to see the Olympic Sculptures. After seeing the Exhibition currently on display 'One day In the City' I felt inclined to leave this little hidden gem a glowing review! I found it amazing...More

15  Thank Lola S
Reviewed July 27, 2012

As a member of the general public, I visited in the afternoon and had a thoroughly enjoyable time. The welcome was warm, friendly and the willingness of staff to share information about the collection was most refreshing. Any pain incurred in navigating to the Museum...More

13  Thank maxinthebox
Reviewed July 19, 2012

The UCL Art Museum is full of unexpected treasures and surprises. The intimacy of the space allows for close interaction with the artwork and personal refelction. It is cozy, comfortable, yet holds an invaluable collection of inspiring pieces. The staff is extremely friendly and happy...More

10  Thank Erin S
Reviewed July 16, 2012

Just a short walk from the behemoth of the British Museum, this is a peaceful little oasis full of delightful surprises. The current exhibition, ‘One Day in the City’, is a fascinating mix of the old and the new. There are London scenes and characters...More

11  Thank Rosa R
Reviewed January 27, 2012

If you work or study in the Bloomsbury/Holborn area, do yourself a favour - leave your desk during your lunch break and head to UCL Art Museum. It's conveniently located right in the heart of UCL's campus - just pass through the main gates and...More

18  Thank TheHappyMuseumGeek
Reviewed January 25, 2012

On at the moment is an exhibition on Rousseau which has some rare editions of his works as well as a collection of French prints and drawings. Don't be put off by the small space! The works here are really fantastic, some really rare things....More

15  Thank Susie S
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Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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