Opening times and prices

Opening times & prices

Opening times

Somerset House is open every day except 25 December.

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)*

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

* Our gallery and exhibition spaces sometimes open late for exhibitions and special events. The Edmond J. Safra Court is occasionally closed for concerts, film screenings and other special events.

The fountains in The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court are operational during the spring and summer. To check whether they’ll be turned on for your visit, call 020 7845 4600.

We run free guided tours three days a week.

Restaurants & cafés

Learn more about our cafés and restaurants 

Fernandez & Wells    
08:00-22:00 Monday-Wednesday
08.00-23.00 Thursday-Friday
10:00-22:00 Saturday
10:00-20:00 Sunday

Pennethorne’s    
08.00-22.00 Monday-Friday
10.00-22.00 Saturday
closed Sunday

Spring
12.00-14.30, 18.00-22.30 Monday-Saturday
12.00-15.00 Sunday

Tom’s Kitchen
12.00-15.00, 18.00-22.00 Monday-Friday*
10.00-16.00, 18.00-22.00 Saturday
10.00-16.00 Sunday

Tom’s Kitchen Deli
08.00-18.00 Monday-Friday*
10.00-18.00 Saturday and Sunday

The Courtauld Gallery Café
10.00-17.30 daily

*On bank holidays, Tom’s Kitchen is open 10.00-16.00 and Tom’s Kitchen Deli is open 10.00-18.00.

Admission prices

Admission to Somerset House is free, but you’ll need to buy a ticket for some exhibitions and events. The Courtauld Gallery charges an admission fee. 
 

Now Play This, 07 – 09 Apr 2017
Day Ticket £8.00
Concession £6.50
Up to 2 children (under 12) per adult go free, tickets required
Unlimited Entry £23.00 / £15.00
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Sony World Photography Award & Martin Parr - 2017 Exhibition, 21 Apr – 07 May 2017 
Adult Weekday Daytime £8.00
Concession Weekday Daytime £7.00
Adult Weekday Late £10.00
Adult Weekend (inc Bank Holiday £11.00)
Children (12-16 years old) £7.00
Under 12s free
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Photo London, 18 – 21 May 2017
Adult Day Pass £27.00 + booking fees
Concession Day Pass £20.00 + booking fees
Family Day Pass (2 adults + 2 children) £70.00 + booking fees
Weekend Pass (valid Sat & Sun) £40.00 +booking fees
Children (4-14 years old) £17.00 + booking fees
Under 4s free
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Mat Collishaw: Thresholds, 18 May – 11 Jun 2017
Full price £4.50
Concession £3.50
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Perfume: A Sensory Journey Through Contemporary Scent, 21 Jun – 17 Sep 2017
Full Price £11.00
Concession £9.00
Under 12s free
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The Courtauld Gallery
Until 19 October 2017
£7.00 full price, £6.00 over-60s & disabled.
Free under-18s, students, National Art Pass holders, carers or escorts accompanying a disabled visitor.