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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 16 April 2015

There is great art to see here from Toulouse Le Trec to Van Gogh. If you have a smartphone or tablet I recommend downloading the QR reader. This gallery comes with a difference! Next to some of the paintings there are QR reader symbols that...More

Thank Lou1479605
Reviewed 16 April 2015

I will be recommending this gallery to visitors and will visit myself again. A lovely collection and a manageable size.

Thank MrsVeryFussyIndeed
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This small gallery had a decent, but not spectacular collection of art. The most interesting piece of art was a Van Gogh self portrait with bandaged ear. If you have a London Pass and are in the area, it's worth checking out, but it's not...More

1  Thank JellyrollsKaren
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Always like to call in to see the new exhibitions and then wander through the main permanent exhibition rooms. Great selection of art on display - a 'must see' venue .....quality without the crowds.

Thank Christine C
Reviewed 14 April 2015

The first time i went here was to see the Egon Schiele exhibition which was fantastic (and too small ! More please!) but this place is jammed full of amazing artworks, is a great piece of architecture itself and has a nice layout. Lifts for...More

Thank Den999
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Some wonderful works of art in a delightful setting. I have been to the gallery many, many times and it has never been crowded.

Thank James B
Reviewed 13 April 2015

If you are in London don"t miss this pearl. A visit at the Sommer set House and the Goya exhibition at the Courtauld Gallery.

1  Thank judyTelAviv
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We came specifically to see the current exhibition, 'GOYA. The Witches and Old Women Album' (runs til 25 May) though we sped past many wonderful paintings in the permanent galleries, which we vowed to go back and see. Goya's drawings are well worth a visit....More

Thank Mersault
Reviewed 10 April 2015

This medium-sized collection contains many gems. The collection is easy to view within a few hours. The setting is beautiful. There was a special exhibition of Goya drawings on view during my visit. The works and scholarship were exceptional.

1  Thank DadaCabaret
Reviewed 10 April 2015

We re-visited this small gem of a museum this past March, primarily to see the special exhibition of the Goya sketches. But we had time to see the rest of the collection. I was surprised to see 2 Gauguins on display - I presumed that...More

1  Thank CJIMI
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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