Plan your visit - The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court, Somerset House, Image by Kevin Meredith

Plan your visit

Somerset House is fully open to the public. Admission to Somerset House is free, but you’ll need to buy a ticket for some exhibitions and events.

Please be aware that the Fountains in the Edmond J. Safra Courtyard are currently off. Please check back on the website for further information regarding when these will be on for the Summer.

Part of the Strand outside Somerset House is now a pedestrian/cycle zone.
The Strand is permanently closed to traffic between Surrey Street and Waterloo Bridge.

Buses that previously stopped on Strand will now stop at new locations on Aldwych. Please visit the TfL website for alternative ways to travel.

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