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Tate Britain, London

4.5
#15 of 257 in Museums in London
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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  • I have visited the Tate Britain today to see some of Van Gogh’s work. A wonderful experience, well managed. Clean and working toilets. Helpful staff. A great day out if you enjoy art.  more »
  • This museum is in a lovely building. The "permanent" exhibitions tend to vary somewhat as exhibits are loaned out (the Ophelia painting is currently in Turin and some paintings recently went to Canber...  more »
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  • Went to a photo exhibition. This is the real deal- a truly comprehensive experience covering the gamut of artistic endeavour. Along with its sister the Tate Modern, two of the jewels in London's cultural landscape. It's a close call but I'd come here rather than the V&A personally. Worth being a member too.
  • I have already been in Tate Modern, so when I arrived in Tate Britain I was surprised. This museum is smaller then the other one and I didn't like it so much. I love modern art but here, in Tate Britain, I wasn't amazed. Inside there is a collection of William Turner's paintings, it is interesting. If you have few time I suggest you to visit only Tate Modern, otherwise if you have time visit both
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