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Tate Gallery St. Ives

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
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Glad we didn't pay full price.

We took advantage of the locals offer of £5 as we were both first time visitors. The space itself... read more

Reviewed yesterday
PuddingElephant
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Worth a visit

Lovely small gallery in super location and views. Helpful staff. You can get concession rates £1... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Anne M
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Halstead, United Kingdom
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Tate St Ives features work by iconic 20th century artists who lived and worked in the town, including Alfred Wallis, Ben Nicholson and Barbara Hepworth, demonstrating the role of St Ives in the story of modern art. This is combined with a new...more
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| Porthmeor Beach, St Ives TR26 1TG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took advantage of the locals offer of £5 as we were both first time visitors. The space itself is big and open, and an interesting piece of modern architecture. But the "art" is something kids could draw. They have a St Ives studio which...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely small gallery in super location and views. Helpful staff. You can get concession rates £1. Off if you have travelled there by train or bus. (Show ticket) Also a combined ticket to the Barbara Hepworth’s gardens and sculptures. Loads of modern art so don’t...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I visited this place on a lovely summers day so got a chance to go in the beach as well as it is right next to the beach. a lovely place to visit as it St Ives with its art galleries.

Thank Trail782341
Reviewed 2 days ago

We made a long trip to Cornwall to see the Patrick Heron exhibition in the expanded Gallery. It was a wonder. It blew our minds. It is stimulating to see images of his work in books and publications but the large works seen as they...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always excellent, especially now the new galleries are open. Combine your gallery visit with a roof top snack and coffee for the perfect art lovers trip!

Thank Jennie C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been a regular visitor every time I have been to St Ives and my latest visit was the best. The Patrick Heron exhibition was great as is the extension. Keep up the good work all

Thank NicolaBK
Reviewed 4 days ago

The gallery features what I would say is 'modern art' which is not to everyone's taste and not mine. I did however enjoy some of the art and there were several paintings by masters such as Pablo Picasso.

Thank mikeyHongKong
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been to the Tate St. Ives before but was pleasantly surprised when returned in March. They have made much better use of the space, brought in more local artists, and highlighted the rich history of St Ives. It used to feel like a storage...More

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I attended today with our 4 month old son. On a whole we enjoyed it. My son loved eyeing up the surf out of the window with me!

Thank Stevenandmel
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Tate always manages to interest, entertain, aggravate, educate and uplift. Well laid out and I enjoy it every time, even though I’m not a particular Patrick Heron fan. Café’s really good too.

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ElaineL_10
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Response from TateStIves | Property representative |
Hello No need to pre book. We are open 10.00 to 17.20 (last entry 17.00). Admission tickets available at reception.
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