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Tate Britain

Millbank, London, Greater London, SW1P 4RG, United Kingdom
Hours:
Open until 6:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM
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Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Wi-Fi:
Free
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

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  • HISTORY UK

    Tate Britain is built on the site of the 19th century Millbank Prison. Between 1816 and 1868, this is where thousands of convicts began their journey to the penal colonies of Australia.

    HISTORY UK · January 17, 2011
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  • Jeremy L.

    Impressive English art + contemporary international art permanent collection, free "Late at Tate" events (1st Friday of each month, 6:00-10:00pm). Notice the bombing traces on the exterior walls

    Jeremy Le Van · September 26, 2011
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  • Louis Vuitton

    Late Nights: Explore art after hours the first Friday of every month. With access to the exhibitions, performances, and talks there is no better way to visit the Tate without all the crowds.

    Louis Vuitton · December 16, 2011
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  • Otel.com

    This Millbank gallery is home to both old and contemporary British art. Has a wide collection of works by J. M. W. Turner. Millbank SW1P 4RG. Open from 10am-6pm. Free (except for major exhibits).

    Otel.com · October 11, 2011
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  • Time Out London

    Tate Modern gets all the attention, but the original Tate Gallery has a more inclusive brief. It opens until 10pm every Friday and Late at Tate Britain takes place on the first Friday of each month. Read more

    Time Out London · March 27, 2012
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  • Ade O.

    Visit the photography section

    Ade O. · December 11, 2009
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  • Jack T  👑

    Stunning gallery on the banks of the Thames

    Jack T 👑 · August 7, 2014
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  • Inayaili d.

    Visit the permanent collection

    Inayaili de León Persson · October 8, 2009
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  • Prema L.

    Do check out the Turner exhibit - it is breathtaking.

    Prema Lucas · April 17, 2013
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  • Mick Y.

    Unmissable Turners ....

    Mick Yates · March 13, 2010
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  • 🌷🍀 Fondation I.

    Merveillleuse exposition Malevitch.

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  • Ashley B.

    Lots of good British art - walk from here along the Thames - past Houses of Parliament, Big Ben - cross Westminster Bridge - go on up past the London Eye to the Festival Hall for lunch

    Ashley Bovan · May 15, 2013
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  • Matt B.

    Bring your headphones and download the free audio guide using the free wifi

    Matt Boyle · November 20, 2013
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  • ThePurplePassport.com

    If you love the Tate network as much as we do, take the Tate Boat that runs every 40 min. during gallery opening hours between Tate Britain and Tate Modern (Adult: GBP 5). Read more

    ThePurplePassport.com · October 27, 2011
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  • National Maritime M.

    Turner sketched ‘The Battle of Trafalgar as seen from the mizzen starboard shrouds of the ‘Victory’’ on the returned ship. It includes the smoking sniper gun that shot Nelson. Find your maritime story Read more

    National Maritime Museum · July 11, 2011
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  • Nile F.

    Wonderful place to visit. Been years, but the art is superb!

    Nile Flores · April 24, 2010
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  • Pat S.

    Visit it. Just visit it. Its neccesary.

    Pat Schabus · April 18, 2014
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  • Filmsquare

    When Ethan Hunt's family are arrested on false drug charges in Mission: Impossible (1996), the news report shows them being harassed by the press on the steps of Tate Britain.

    Filmsquare · July 31, 2013
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  • John G.

    Great place to cool off on a hot day!

    John Gibbons · July 22, 2013
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  • Jason M.

    If you have an iPhone download their app QuizTrail for free & it'll take you on a fun themed tour of the gallery & you can win prizes! Download FREE at http://j.mp/QuizTrail

    Jason Mitchell · May 7, 2012
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  • Sully B.

    Everyone want to go to Tate Modern, but Tate Britain is great

    Sully Bonnelly · January 27, 2014
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  • Nico

    It's in London, it got to be awesome ;)

    Nico · September 21, 2013
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  • Alba C.

    Lovely architecture

    Alba Colet · August 1, 2013
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  • Jenny P.

    Mant other artist like Lucian Freud, Bacon, Barbara Hepburn work... Nice!

    Jenny Ponce de Leon · May 23, 2013
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  • Patryk Piotr A.

    mmm... i like!

    Patryk Piotr Antoniak · January 30, 2013
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  • Karen Q.

    Nice place for a picnic outside the the Tate Britain - Eating Falafels with hot chilli sauce and limonade!

    Karen Qureshi · June 21, 2012
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  • Morgans Hotel Group

    Since 1897, Tate Britain has been the national gallery of British art from 1500 to the present day, with works by, like, everyone: Turner, Blake, Constable Read more

    Morgans Hotel Group · April 2, 2012
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  • Natasha D.

    Mike Nelson's The Coral Reef--really really cool!! (also, you can play this game. 10p. do it. don't fall into the mud)

    Natasha Dara · June 12, 2011
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  • Purple Frog

    Tate a Tate - take a boat along the Thames from Tate Britain to Tate Modern, leaving every 40 minutes or so from 10.17am onwards. Read more

    Purple Frog · June 8, 2011
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  • Dan C.

    Anyone who likes Susan Hiller's piece Monument should go to Postman's Park (google it) to see the original monuments that inspired her

    Dan Calladine · May 8, 2011
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  • Han F.

    Being a Tate member is great value. Entrance to shows is free for members, so even if you only see 2 or 3 a year it's already close to paying for itself. Tate Britain rehang is brilliant!

    Han Flynn · January 14, 2011
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  • Living G.

    Check out the lates at Tate Britain - first Friday of every month, half price entry, DJs and bar...Other museum lates listed on website below:http://www.lates.org/homehttp://www.lates.org/home Read more

    Living Group · August 5, 2010
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  • Denis A.

    Great collection of Turner's paintings. Free admission

    Denis Akhapkin · February 1
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  • Sasha S.

    Try to view the pieces in chronological order. In the end there is a room with computers showing nice video guide about the museum. It really helps to understand what you just have seen. Free wifi

    Sasha S · September 15, 2014
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  • Dave S.

    Everything in this building is worth looking at and thinking about. Then come back and look again.

    Dave Scurrah · September 2, 2014
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  • Areef K.

    Great pieces of contemporary art!

    Areef Khan · August 30, 2014
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  • Olga T.

    Download a Tate Britain app on your device. It's free and available for iOS and Android. This is an audio guide which helps to learn more about the history of Britain in paintings and sculpture. Enjoy

    Olga Tsybulska · August 14, 2014
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  • Theresa T 💞

    After walking the River Thames, stop in and see the art exhibits

    Theresa T 💞 · August 7, 2014
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  • William P.

    The Cafe is excellent

    William Pinney · June 9, 2014
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  • SIY A.

    Friday until 10

    SIY AUY · April 19, 2014
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  • Lynda H.

    Don't miss the Richard Deacon exhibition running until 27th April 2024

    Lynda Hardman · February 23, 2014
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  • John K.

    Free Wi-Fi inside.

    John Kopsidas · January 23, 2014
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  • Adeline L.

    There's a mobile audio guide/app in beta, covering a few salient works from each room. Bring your own headphones and use the gallery's free wifi.

    Adeline Levescot · January 3, 2014
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  • Andreas J.

    Interactive art room for kids.

    Andreas Jansa · December 28, 2013
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  • Daniel T.

    As of mid December 2013 - Millais' Ophelia is currently in Russia, then going onto Japan, returning to the Tate sometime in mid 2014.

    Daniel T · December 9, 2013
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  • Amnon B.

    Stair case to the second floor

    Amnon B · November 17, 2013
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  • Amnon B.

    Cxxxxxxx vnnmkoot

    Amnon B · November 17, 2013
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  • Prav E.

    Try to guess the title of Art work before you read description... it's fun!!!

    Prav E · September 29, 2013
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  • Ian M.

    The Art Trolley gets rolled out every weekend with a range of activities for children aged 3-11 years - Something for everyone!!

    Ian McKendrick · August 17, 2013
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  • Simon B.

    Gary Hume exhibition until Septenber. Tres abstract.

    Simon Bull · August 3, 2013
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