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Tate St Ives, St Ives

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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Visit the famous British art institution at its seaside location. Tate St Ives features temporary exhibits of modern art and offers daily gallery tours to help interpret the pieces on display. Through the museum, you can arrange a walking tour to see how St. Ives influenced the work of renowned 20th-century British abstract artist Ben Nicholson. Make sure you also check out the adjacent Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. Here you'll see the bronze, stone, and wood sculptures in the museum and garden that Hepworth willed to the Tate. Finish your visit in the cafe, where you can enjoy refreshments and views over the Celtic Sea. Using our international travel planner, St Ives attractions like Tate St Ives can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I came to St. Ives Tate Gallery expecting this to be a spaceship... But it was not. Nowhere around the town was it advertised as not being a spaceship so you can imagine my disappointment at it not be...  read more »
  • Visitor centre is the only bit of tate gallery thats open until spring 2017 due to building works. Very helpful staff and good place to visit alghough the new building will be the perfect extension to...  read more »
  • Under construction, don't waste your time trying to hike up to the gallery. looks like a beautiful building and museum, but we won't know until next Spring. 
  • Fairly expensive but has great collection of locally relevant artists including Barbara Hepworth. Fantastic views from the building too. Well worth a visit if you are an art fan.
  • The cafe was good but the facilities for the disabled were terrible. We visited on a wet day so naturally it was very busy and the queue was long, but having to take huge detours for a lift was not easy, especially if that lift takes you out at the top of the stairs with little room to move around them
  • Some thought provoking voking exhobitions
  • Nice cafe that's free to use, nice friendly staff. But save your money unless you are seriously interested in abstract art.
  • Disappointing experience. Poor use of space. Expensive given the lack of art and that we was in there just 20 mins.
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