The Courtauld Gallery

Local nameThe Courtauld Gallery
LocationLondon, UK

The Courtauld Gallery is an art museum in Somerset House, on the Strand in central London. It houses the collection of the Samuel Courtauld Trust and operates as an integral part of the Courtauld Institute of Art.

The Courtauld collection was formed largely through donations and bequests, and includes paintings, drawings, sculptures and other works from medieval to modern times. It is particularly known for its French Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings. The collection contains some 530 paintings and over 26,000 drawings and prints. The head of the Courtauld Gallery is Ernst Vegelin. The gallery closed on 3 September 2018 for a major redevelopment, called Courtauld Connects, and reopened on 19 November 2021.The Courtauld Institute of Art is a self-governing college of the University of London specialising in the study of the history of art. The director designate of the Courtauld Institute of Art is Professor Mark Hallett.

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Opening hours

Gallery open daily: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Last admission: 5:30 p.m.

Closed 25 and 26 December. Last admission at 3:30 p.m. on 24 December.


19 October 2017 - 21 January 2018:
Adults: £10.50
Concessions: £9.50
Children, students: free

22 January – 1 September 2018:
Adults: £8
Concessions: £7
Children, students: free

All prices are listed with a £1 donation (which is not compulsory)

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +44 20 7848 2526

Address Somerset House, WC2R 0RN London, UK

Coordinates 51°30'41.848" N -0°7'3.721" E

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