Somerset House

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An arts centre and creative commune built in the neoclassical style, holding exhibitions, talks, music nights, and other events.

Insider Tip

Take a wander inside and read all about Nelson’s Stair, lovingly restored in the 1950s following WWII bomb damage.

Travel + Leisure
When you visit Somerset House in the summer, you're greeted by 55 fountains in the front courtyard View full review from Travel + Leisure
Lonely Planet
Designed by William Chambers in 1775 for royal societies, Somerset House now contains two fabulous galleries. View full review from Lonely Planet
The cobblestone Italianate courtyard, where Admiral Nelson used to walk, makes a great setting for 55 playful fountains and is transformed into a romantic ice rink in winter. View full review from Fodor's
Address: Strand, London, England WC2R 1LA
Phone: +44 20 7845 4600
Hours: Open (Closes at 7:00pm)