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The Courtauld Gallery is located in Somerset House, in the heart of London.


The Gallery is located at The Strand entrance of Somerset House.


The Gallery is well served by public transport and is within walking distance of many of the capital’s other major museums and attractions.

The Courtauld Gallery
Somerset House
London WC2R 0RN

T: +44 (0) 20 7848 2777

Opening hours
Daily 10am – 6pm (last admission 5.30pm)
Closed 25 and 26 December. Last admission at 3.30pm on 24 December.

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Nearest Underground stations

Nearest railway stations


Buses stop directly outside Somerset House on the Strand. See all bus routes to Somerset House.


The Courtauld Gallery can be easily accessed using Santander Cycles. Docking stations are available on the Strand. Find out more about Santander Cycles.

The nearest bicycle parking is available on Lancaster Place and on the Strand, opposite the Gallery.


Visitors to The Gallery are advise to arrive by public transport whenever possible. The nearest public car parks are at Drury Lane and the South Bank Centre.

Parking for visitors with a disability can be booked in advance on 020 7845 4671.

In the heart of London: Museum Mile

The Courtauld Gallery is part of London’s Museum Mile.
Discover 12 extraordinary museums and galleries along Museum Mile, running from King’s Cross to the River Thames. More about Museum Mile

Where to stay

Duchy House, The Courtauld’s own recently refurbished residence is located about 50 metres from Somerset House, on the corner of the Strand and Lancaster Place. Summer accommodation is available to the general public between July and September. Find out more

Located just across the road from The Courtauld Gallery, One Aldwych is an award-winning contemporary luxury hotel right in the middle of one of the most exciting cities in the world. It is ideally situated for exploring London’s Museum Mile, Covent Garden and the shops and theatres in the West End.
Make a reservation:
Tel. + 44 (0)20 7300 0500

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