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Tate Britain, London

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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4.3/5 based on 1,900+ reviews on the web
See what's showing at Tate Britain, the oldest gallery in the famed Tate network. View the permanent collection of British art from 1500 to the present, including many works from 19th-century Romantic painter J.M.W. Turner. You'll also find temporary exhibitions across various artistic media and from different periods, so check the schedule before your visit. For an overview of the gallery, join one of the free daily tours starting in the late morning or sit in on a free 15-minute talk in the afternoon. You can also check current listings for free talks on specific themes. For refreshments, head to the Djanogly Cafe. For gift ideas, check out the Gallery Shop and the Gallery Store. For Tate Britain and beyond, use our London trip builder to get the most from your London vacation.
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  • All I have to say is if you love art you really, really must make the trip here. My husband and I were blown away by the exhibitions - far too much to manage in one or even two sittings - I can imagin...  read more »
  • There are many great things about London, but to be able to wonder around one of the World's best galleries, free of charge, and then slump in their crypt for tea and cake - well what could be better ...  read more »
  • I'm not a big fan of modern art and when I had to accept this visit to satisfy my partner by which they had accepted she went as a lamb to the slaughter. Once inside quickly give account which is quite bigger than you might expect and to my great joy also included works by authors of the 19TH century and early 20TH. I was delighted with the artists Prerafaelistas as John William Waterhouse, Sir John Everett Millais and his great works here. This not had expected me so much was glad at the end to have gone.
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  • Fabulous museum. Good variety of art from classic to modern, defenely not boring. The exibitions are renew every few months and they are very interesting. The architectural stucture is beautiful and the services are very good. The staff is very helpfull and you can even find gluten free sandwiches in the bar. The area dedicated to the member it's quiet and intimate with a good selection of food and beverage. One of my favourite museum in Europe.
  • We visited several galleries in London. This was my favorite. Every room was a new treasure. Excellent variety. Featured artists were displayed in chronology of their work and style evolution. Even with the crowds there was plenty of space to see everything.
  • A fantastic gallery full of a great variety of art, more modern than the National Gallery yet still enough older masters to please many older folk (particularly my grandfather) when compared to Tate Modern. The best room will always be the Pre-Raphaelite room, this is choke full of art across the walls and is something that should be repeated in more permanent rooms if there is more stock to place out, giving the space the feeling of an older gallery rather than a boring new simple method of one piece after another (like the National Gallery and Tate Modern as well Academy of Art). The café is a bit expensive but often quieter than those found at any other art venue in London.
  • Wander through the paintings that show the history of art in Britain. From the pre raphaelite movement to modern works, the museum boasts a beautiful collection of painting from Millias, Turner, Hunt and much more.
  • Impressed. Hadn't been for years. A cross between National and Modern, full of gems and delight and insufferable conceptuals. Nothing too distractingly fancy in the building except the long halls where art students prance. Caution: Emin's bed remains unmade.
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