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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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A very important donate from Samuel Courtauld from his privat possession; very impressionant paintings; also a donation from Lord Lees of Fareham, wonderful paintings, works from Botticelli, Goya, Rubens, Tintoretto, Bellini, also French paintings and much more;

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a small museum but it is full of impressionist art and worth the visit. You can look at the paintings without large crowds around you and is relatively quiet. The interior of the building is beautiful too. Check out the paintings on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AshleyH88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the world's great little gems. The level of connoisseurship is amazing. The only small museum that rivals this is the Frick in New York. Although the collection encompasses a broad selection of art, the strong suit is the beyond breathtaking impressionist...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank spectator
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just amazing, we were there in 2017, unfortunately we ran out of time on the 2018 trip, but a magnificent collection and well worth visiting - will definitely go again on our next trip !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ann S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Somerset House is a beautiful building but the permanent exhibition at the Courtauld Institute is worth visiting. One of the best I have ever seen.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank poterey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

amazing!!, visit with family or friends or even solo, staff are happy to help with anything at all..

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fantasiefoodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Courtauld Gallery several times and have been most impressed by the collection of great Impressionists & Post-Impressionists. But they also have many interesting examples from Renaissance, Northern Baroque and also 20th century masters such as Matisse and Modigliani. The collection is impressive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sonmez3045
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Many hours spent in the gallery just examining my favourite painting of all time, I have a copy of it hanging in my bedroom.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank HymieMcBain
Reviewed 14 January 2019

went to see an exhibition ....it also has a fine collection..but was impressed by the grandeur of the place....more famous for its art but this spectacular "House" in the centre of london is astounding and a pleasant oasis from the traffic of the city...relax at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank artsmart2018
Reviewed 13 January 2019

One of those galleries where you where you get to see the originals of pictures you've known all your life, strong on Impressionist and excellent. What it lacks in quantity it makes up in quality

Date of experience: September 2018
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Deryl1969
14 February 2019|
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Response from jehenson81 | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. They closed in the fall for a two year renovation project. Parts of their collections have been loaned out to other museums in London if you are looking to see something in particular. I believe that the... More
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Raymond B
7 March 2018|
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Response from scratchgolfer | Reviewed this property |
£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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