"Tate Modern" Tate Modern Tip by leffe3

Tate Modern, London: 154 reviews and 243 photos


One of the newest public contemporary art galleries in the UK. established in 2001. It quickly establised itself as one of the most visited places in the UK, attracting 5 million people in the first year.

A converted power station on the banks of the Thames, the building itself is as interesting as some of the exhibitions, with a stunning central interior concourse.

As well as the permanent collection which is rotated frequently to ensure its extensive collection is seen, it hosts some of the most important names in contemporary art: Warhol established itself as the most popular in ithe gallery's short history, the Matisse & Picasso exhibitions resulting in the galleries been open 24 hours over the weekend!

And what's more, except for the major exhibitions, access is free.

Opening times: 10am-6pm, Sunday-Thursday, 10am-10pm, Friday & Saturday
Closed 24 & 25 December

Address: 25 Sumner Street London SE1
Directions: Southwark or Blackfriars tubes
Phone: +00 44 (0)20 7887 8000
Website: http://www.tate.org.uk/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 26, 2010
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