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Tate Britain, London

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#14 of 249 in Museums in London
Art Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Tate Britain by using our London road trip planner.
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  • A stunning museum with lots of interesting artwork and sculptures. I particularly enjoyed the area where you view a timeline of art, from the 1960s to the present day. 
    A stunning museum with lots of interesting artwork and sculptures. I particularly enjoyed the area where you view a timeline of art, from the 1960s to the present day.  more »
  • I love the Tate, and visit whenever time allows. The permanent collection is always a joy to view. I'm also a great admirer of Hogarth's work, so had to make a special visit to view the exhibition of....  more
    I love the Tate, and visit whenever time allows. The permanent collection is always a joy to view. I'm also a great admirer of Hogarth's work, so had to make a special visit to view the exhibition of....  more »
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  • Amazing experience - allow hours to enjoy. Marvellous range of art, sculpture etc. housed in an impressive building and displayed perfectly. Do not rush simply savor and enjoy. Excellent cafe too - take the opportunity to sit outside and enjoy a coffee if you can.
  • Went here to see a photograph exhibition. It was pretty good although very busy, so at times you were waiting to see things. Strangely enough you had to book time slots, so I thought that over crowding would have been avoided. Anyway a lovely place, really easy to find right on the Thames embankment

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