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Somerset House

  • London
  • Outdoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries, Tourist Attractions

Attraction Information

Fancy a day packed full of arts and inspiration? Somerset House may be in the heart of busy London, but this creative community and arts centre is a haven for all things cultural, if you’ve got creative kids in your mix, they’ll be amazed by some of the fantastic exhibitions and events!

There’s a whole variety of events going on throughout the year that you and the kids will love, from ice skating in the winter to circus sampler weekends. Pop on your best creative hats and get ready for a great selection of exhibitions, workshops, tours and talks to dig your teeth into.

There’s something for everyone at Somerset House, plus if all that exploring has your tummy growling, then there’s a great choice of five different cafes and restaurants serving some tasty food, perfect for a little re-fuel! 

  • Loads of fun and different events 
  • Great place to explore culture and the arts 
  • Working arts centre
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Opening hours

Opening times vary depending on exhibitions and what area you're visiting, please check the attractions website for full details


General Admission
All ages: Free 
Some exhibitions may charge an entry fee

Travel & Contact Information


Somerset House, Strand, London, Greater London, WC2R 1LA, England

Phone number

020 7845 4600



Click here to visit Somerset House's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

No, there is no parking.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Somerset House has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

No, Somerset House is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Somerset House have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Somerset House has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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