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The Courtauld Gallery

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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 accessibility at the heart of everything...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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+44 20 7848 2526
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fortnum and Mason had a wonderful shop of their holiday goodies. There were other shops as well, but cannot remember the names. Most of the merchandise, unfortunately, were geared towards tourists. I wished they could have offered less souvenir types of merchandise. The ice skating...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank M W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try to pop in, have a coffee in the square and then plunge in to the art galleries. Always a joy.Then do lunch in the beautiful restaurant.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AntoniaTrip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Architecture is stunning. Beautiful old gallery. Fantastic Christmas tree in the middle of the courtyard with a ice skating park.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful little gallery is always a must visit. It has a place in my heart. So many lovely works of art that you will recognize, enjoy and appreciate. Easy to find, walk a few blocks east of Trafalgar Square.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank roundourworld
Reviewed 2 November 2018

So glad I managed to see the collection before the gallery closed for renovation works for a couple of years. As my husband booked the tickets and I knew nothing about the artworks at this gallery, I was pleasantly surprised when we visited to see...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Nikki G
Reviewed 23 October 2018

It is a brilliant gallery with a focus on impressionists and post-impressionists. It is small but all the paintings are some of the most important ones, e.g. A Bar at the Folies-Bergère by Manet. A very nice cafe on the ground floor. Nowhere near as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 891basilt
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I was so upset when I discovered that the Courtauld Gallery was going to be closed for two years. When I was originally researching my trip to London, I got super excited about this gallery and the fact that they were included in my London...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

I really love this gallery it has the best illustration work I've ever seen. Originally went for a Durer exhibition special and was genuinely inspired but the fixed collection is great too... I'd definitely recommend it if you're passing and like art, but bear in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gemma_thom1
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The wonderful collection of impressionist masterpieces that were so beautifully displayed here are moved while they undergo a two year renovation. If you go to the National Gallery they have moved there under a special exhibit. So while the National Gallery is free, this exhibit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank CelticGirlLA
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We have been several times over the years to this marvellous art gallery. It has a beautiful collection superbly displayed in an historic building. As it is not too big you are able to see the entire collection within a reasonable time. A must if...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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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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£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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