"Taste The Tate..." Tate Modern Tip by Tripack

Tate Modern, London: 154 reviews and 243 photos

  Tate Modern view from the Thames
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      Tate Modern view from the Thames
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      View from the bar at the top floor
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  • Taste The Tate... - London
  • Taste The Tate... - London

In 2000, Tate Modern opened to the public in the impressive transformed Bankside Power Station. Its location is beside the Thames River, the new Millenium pedestrian bridge linked the museum to St Paul?s Cathedral.

Tate is a Modern art museum on 7 levels. It holds the Tate Collection of International 20th Century art, featuring major works by the most influential artists of this century including Bourgeois, Picasso, Matisse, Mondrian, Duchamp, Dali, Bacon, Giacometti, Pollock, Rothko and Warhol. It is also a Gallery for the 21st Century exhibiting new art as it is created and drawing in new audiences.

On top floor (7th) you will find a nice bar and restaurant with great views on the Thames and the right bank skyline.

Admission to the gallery is free, but donations are welcome. Some temporary exhibitions are subject to entrance fee.

Gallery Hours:
Sunday to Thursday, 10.00-18.00
Friday and Saturday, 10.00-22.00
Last admission into exhibitions 17.15 (Fri and Sat 21.15)

Closed 24, 25, 26 December (open as normal on 1 January).

Address: 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1
Directions: Southwark or Blackfriars tubes
Phone: 0 20 7887 8000
Website: http://www.tate.org.uk/modern/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jun 30, 2006
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