Somerset House

Somerset House


T: 020 7845 4600

Opening Times

Gallery & Exhibition spaces
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday & Sundays: 10.00-18.00 (last admission 17.00)
Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays: 11.00-20.00 (last admission 19.00)
Check individual exhibition information for exceptions.

The Courtauld Gallery
10.00-18.00 daily (last admission 17.30)

Victoria Embankment entrance
08.00-19.00 daily

New Wing
Monday-Saturday 08.00-23.00, Sunday 08.00-18.00

The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court
07.30-23.00 daily

River Terrace and Seamen’s Hall
08.00-23.00 daily



From 9 to 22 Aug: Film4 Summer Screen.
Since 2005, more than 2,000 film fans every night have gathered in the courtyard to watch classic and contemporary films on London’s largest outdoor screen. Watch comedies, musicals, thrillers and foreign-language flicks, plus Behind the Screen, a series of special events, talks and DJ sets inspired by the films. 

From 8 Jun to 22 Aug: Print! Tearing it Up.
This show presents the history and impact of contemporary British independent magazines.

From 27 Jun to 22 Aug: The Influence Project.
A photography exhibition which drives directly into the heart of black music culture, by depicting the people whose work has influenced the contemporary musical landscape.

Admission free; charges for special exhibitions.


  • Temple
  • Covent Garden
  • Embankment
  • Holborn
  • Leicester Square
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