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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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Somerset House Strand | Somerset House, London WC2R 0RN, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
+44 20 7848 2526
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I really liked this place. We arrived on a Thursday at 10am when it opened and it was not crowded. I liked the layout of the gallery. They had some nice monet, manet, renoir, seurat, and degas. Free for students with ID.

Thank ameliorate_world
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Courtauld has the highest concentration of world famous work of art of any museum. The museum is small compared to the British Museum or Le Louvre, but much easier to visit. And from basement to top floor , you will freeze in awe at...More

Thank gdepommereau
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth visiting this collection. The cafe is really nice as well. The are some very well known paintings on show as well as a variety of other objects and sculptures.

Thank Charles J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Just the perfect Gallery. Beautiful and unusual exhibitions of a manageable size. Great cakes in the cafe and just a wonderful place to be

Thank bel877
Reviewed 3 days ago

I chose a very rainy day, almost perfect to have a chance to see all that was available. Take time to view the staircase, it really is special. And of course Van Gogh minus his ear....so well known. But look for other things at Somerset...More

Thank LazyEXCTP
Reviewed 4 days ago

With only about 16 rooms, the Courtauld Gallery is a great alternative to the larger, more crowded museums, but still has a nice representation of art from medieval to contemporary eras. But the emphasis is on the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists and most of the important...More

Thank Christy A
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is a knock-out. I went on a Saturday in August expecting crowds but there weren't any. I was amazed at how many famous paintings I recognised. Sat outside at the café and had very good food and service - if only they could...More

Thank fourviolets
Reviewed 6 days ago

An excellent collection of Old Masters, the best place to view Impressionists, but also a fine gallery of Arts & Crafts on the top floor. The rooms are never crowded. Gift shop has many lovely, unique items. Restaurant downstairs. Expansive terrace with magnificent river view....More

Thank waba2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are interested in Impressionism this very fine Gallery is a must. It among other has several masterpieces by Cezanne and also one of the paintings by Renoir exhibited in the first Impressionistic exhibition in Paris. Moreover it exhibits works by the Bloomsbury group...More

Thank Gunnar G
Reviewed 1 week ago

set on 3 floors lift available, impressionist paintings by some of the greats and not so great! good for a rainy afternoon nice restaurant

Thank BigBobMarjan
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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