Somerset House


About the Somerset House

A collection of neo-classical buildings that now house a range of art galleries and museums, with various temporary exhibitions throughout the year.

Also offers tours of its historic undercroft at weekends, and often uses the main courtyard for large events.

Although admission to the site is free, some of the exhibitions will be paid entry.

Address

Somerset House,
Strand,
London,
WC2R 1LA

Admission Charges

Entry is FREE

Link to Somerset House's website

Somerset House Opening Hours

This Week

Sun
27th May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Mon
28th May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Tues
29th May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Wed
30th May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Thur
31st May
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Fri
1st Jun
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Sat
2nd Jun
10:00am - 6:00pm
 

Next Week

Sun
3rd Jun
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Mon
4th Jun
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Tues
5th Jun
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Wed
6th Jun
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Thur
7th Jun
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Fri
8th Jun
10:00am - 6:00pm
 
Sat
9th Jun
10:00am - 6:00pm
 

 

Forthcoming Events at Somerset House

Free   (Tuesday, 29th May)
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Tuesday, 29th May
Free   (Tuesday, 29th May)
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Tuesday, 29th May
Free   (Saturday, 2nd Jun)
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
Saturday, 2nd Jun
Free   (Tuesday, 5th Jun)
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Tuesday, 5th Jun
Free   (Tuesday, 5th Jun)
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Tuesday, 5th Jun
Free   (Saturday, 9th Jun)
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
Saturday, 9th Jun
Free   (Tuesday, 12th Jun)
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Tuesday, 12th Jun
Free   (Tuesday, 12th Jun)
A free guided tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Tuesday, 12th Jun
Free   (Saturday, 16th Jun)
A guided tour around the historic Somerset House including the vaults under the main forecourt.
Saturday, 16th Jun
Free   (Tuesday, 19th Jun)
A tour exploring the history of the site before the current building existed.
Tuesday, 19th Jun

Somerset House Map


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1. Courtauld Institute of Art
2. London Transport Museum
3. Twinings Museum
4. The Library and Museum of Freemasonry
5. Southbank Centre
6. Benjamin Franklin House
7. Sir John Soane's Museum
8. National Portrait Gallery
9. Dr Johnson's House
10. National Gallery
11. Canada House Gallery
12. Banqueting House
13. Novelty Automation
14. Cartoon Museum
15. British Council London

16. Household Cavalry Museum
17. Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
18. Mall Galleries
19. The British Museum
20. Kirkaldy Testing Museum
21. Florence Nightingale Museum
22. Tate Modern
23. Churchill War Rooms
24. St Paul's Cathedral
25. St Bartholomew's Hospital Museum
26. The Building Centre
27. Charles Dickens Museum
28. Jewel Tower
29. Wiener Library
30. Shakespeare's Globe