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The Courtauld Gallery

Somerset House Strand | Somerset House, London WC2R 0RN, England
+44 20 7848 2526
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The Courtauld Gallery is one of the finest small museums in the world. Its collection stretches from the early Renaissance into the 20th century and is particularly renowned for the unrivalled collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings. The Gallery also holds an outstanding collection of drawings and prints and fine example of sculpture and decorative arts.
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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 10 June 2015

The top floor of the gallery is full of art gems. It is a must for anyone who loves the impressionists.

Thank Serial M
Reviewed 10 June 2015

For starters, the location is fantastic. The building is a piece of art unto itself. If you love Impressionist art this is the museum for you. Every famous artist you can think of is represented here, and not just secondary works. I did think it...More

1  Thank Yigael
Reviewed 9 June 2015

A small jewel, great impressionist and near modern collection with the best of each artist. Well displayed and lighted. Very doable in 2 hours and does not overwhelm with quantity or lesser works.

Thank mary n
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Lovely art and not crowded with school kids on field trips. Beautiful building. A great environment for viewing art.

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Beautiful and well-displayed art with good explanations in a gorgeous building. This is part of Somerset House, which is also worth a visit.

Thank Shain
Reviewed 8 June 2015

If you like impressionists paintings you WILL be blown away. Every time I'm in London I visit and there's always new hangings from their extensive at hives, in a word, brilliant!

Thank NeilAustralia
Reviewed 7 June 2015

My son and I came across this Gem just off The Strand - more as a shelter than anything else ! For once the weather was a blessing - my goodness, we nearly missed this modest, uncrowded, delightful Courtauld Gallery. A great collection of art...More

1  Thank audreydart
Reviewed 7 June 2015

The museum is located inside the Somerset House It has a beautiful collection of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings. There is work works from medieval to modern times. It was formed largely from donations. in total, there are 530 paintings and over 26,000 drawings and prints....More

Thank sipivu
Reviewed 6 June 2015

On a more human scale than the 'monster galleries', the Courtauld chooses interesting exhibitions on a modest scale that are not as overcrowded as Tate Modern and the like.

Thank pellis888
Reviewed 6 June 2015

The building is a treasure, and the art is superb. A delight to visit. We also enjoyed lunching there. Highly recommended, and not as jammed up as many of the London treasures are.

Thank Willard C
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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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