Turner Contemporary

Art Gallery
  • Derek B.
    "... a visit though I gave Tracey Emin's crappy drawings a miss. I wish they had..."(2 Tips)
    Kate S.
    "Great space - and lovely food - and stunning sunset views from cafe!"(7 Tips)
    Y K.
    "I love this museum."(3 Tips)
    Jay T.
    "Get the hot chocolate in the café."(2 Tips)
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  • Dave M.
    Dave MoffatOctober 21
    Well run and laid out space. Up to you as to whether you like the artwork, but the facilities and organisation are all well run
  • pieter v.
    pieter vdhJuly 23
    The outside is pretty but man is the collection poor. 3 rooms with art is not a museum, sorry!
  • Carol B.
    Incredible views and nice exhibition space
  • Michal R.
    Michal RutkowskiAugust 15, 2016
    World class exhibitions and magnificent views of the sea.
  • Konstantin Leonidovich I.
    Not-very-large in size, but very imprtnt for local dvlpmnt & very well and professionally staffed unit on the beautifl S-E coast of UK!
  • Aniya
    AniyaSeptember 1, 2015
    Big place - small exhibition - but it's the small things in life..
  • Neil B.
    Neil BeveridgeMarch 7, 2015
    Unbelievably rubbish, taking our time to explore the place we were in and out in 5 minutes. Good job it's free...
  • Y K.
    Y KimJanuary 19, 2015
    I love this museum. It is on the coast side in Margate. Family friendly. Not too much crowded. Enjoyed Jeremy Deller's show.
  • Sarah G.
    Sarah GautierNovember 2, 2014
    The view when you enter is breathtaking
  • Avradeep C.
    Avradeep ChakrabartiOctober 26, 2014
    The car park for the Turner is not at the front as expected. Only parking for disabled & RNLI. Go up the road then turn left or there's parking up and right 80p per hour.
  • David R.
    David RosenbergSeptember 16, 2014
    Explore this stunning museum designed by Sir David Chipperfield. Enjoy how the light changes in the larger room upstairs as dusk approaches.
  • Jake F.
    Jake FraserAugust 29, 2014
    It doesn't take long to visit, and there is limited gallery space compared to other space in the building, but it's free and interesting based on most recent exhibitions.
  • Damon B.
    Damon BattenAugust 9, 2014
    Excellent little gallery, the current Mondrian exhibition is superb. Sadly the rest of Margate doesn't have a lot else to offer
  • Jacqui M.
    Jacqui MaxtedFebruary 21, 2014
    Enjoy the seascape as well as the art, great views
  • Isabelle D.
    Isabelle Defaut JunejaJanuary 24, 2014
    The view from Turner Contemporary...
  • Ben C.
    Ben CookeAugust 27, 2013
    Well, at least it was free
  • Amy R.
    Amy RobinsonAugust 27, 2013
    Such a novelty to enjoy some great contemporary art with the backdrop of the sea. A lovely building, inside and out.
  • Derek B.
    Derek BaldwinNovember 26, 2012
    Always worth a visit though I gave Tracey Emin's crappy drawings a miss. I wish they had kept this exhibit from Revealed, based on Turner's supposed last words "the sun is god". Arcadia was great too.
  • Leanne K.
    Leanne KeebleSeptember 19, 2012
    Don't bother going, waste of time! Tracy emmins work is not art!
  • Daniel T.
    Daniel TJune 16, 2012
    Tracey Emins exhibition is currently showing (as of June 2012) - check it out, like the drawings of a mad person !
  • Jay T.
    Jay TurnerApril 24, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the hot chocolate in the café. It's lovely.
  • James M.
    James MartinJanuary 29, 2012
    Park in Trinity Square
  • Kate S.
    Kate SawbridgeNovember 24, 2011
    Great space - and lovely food - and stunning sunset views from cafe! A treasure in Margate.
  • Tim B.
    Tim BradshawAugust 28, 2011
    Small but perfectly formed art gallery, leading the Margate revival
  • Roy S.
    Roy StannardApril 25, 2011
    Visited the new Turner Contemporary Gallery with my son Callum. Loved it all, but the highlight ironcally was the beautiful round window outlook onto the Thames Estuary. Natural art.
  • Paul R.
    Paul ReidApril 19, 2011
    Out of the box building. Wow inside
  • Steve K.
    Steve KreegerMarch 23, 2011
    Been here 25+ times
    The views from inside when the sun sets are stunning. What a fantastic building
  • Bee B.
    Bee BishopSeptember 24, 2010
    Amazing and not too long till it opens next spring!
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