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Address: Porthmeor Beach, St Ives TR26 1TG, England
Phone Number: 01736 796226
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: International Modern and Contemporary ArtOpen March – OctoberDaily...
International Modern and Contemporary ArtOpen March – OctoberDaily 10.00–17.20, last admission 17.00Open November – FebruaryTuesday – Sunday 10.00–16.20, last admission 16.00Closed 24, 25 and 26 December
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we did hesitate over the price but went for the ticket including the Barbara Hepworth garden. I liked what was in there but there was not enough for the price when you consider... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Theale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I have been here twice and the building itself is a work of art. The views from the café are definitely worth the walk up the stairs and the food is really good I had a local Cornish wine with mine which I thoroughly enjoyed.

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Porthleven, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I visited The Tate Gallery in St Ives on 24th July in my capacity as a support worker and two of the people I support chose to come with me. On arrival I spoke to the lady on reception and asked if there were any concessions and she said there were. The concessions were good and we only paid six... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Visited the Tate whilst on holiday last week. This is well worth a visit to tick it off the list. Affordable entry costs it was clean inside, staff were very friendly and it also catered for children in the fact that there was an 'I spy Tate trail'. There is an excellent cafe within and wifi also. A must do... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately we were not able to visit as the very few parking places at the lower level were full, and whilst there were a few disabled parking spaces in the larger car park at the upper level, access to the gallery was via some long steep steps. A shame money has been spent on a modern public building which restricts... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I had purchased a combined ticket to Tate St. Ives and The Barbara Hepworth Museum. I loved the Hepworth museum/garden but the visit to Tate St. Ives was very disappointing. The summer exhibition was "Images moving out onto space", an exploration of the work of seven artists, ranging from kinetic sculptures to illusions of movement. While some of the works... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

we did hesitate over the price but went for the ticket including the Barbara Hepworth garden. I liked what was in there but there was not enough for the price when you consider that the Tate in London is free. It is a lovely building but wanted a bit more.

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Lancing, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I was very interested to read the different reviews and viewpoints. I can sympathise with people who find it expensive and I think it offers the best value if you combine it with Barbara Hepworth's Garden, which I had seen before and didn't have time for. The current exhibition is very interesting, all about optical illusion and objects appearing to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

I walked down from Tregenna Castle, where we were staying for a week, to enjoy the Tate Gallery here in St Ives. We live in Chelsea and thoroughly enjoy the London Tates, often walking down to the Tate Britain along the Embankment for a relaxing Sunday walk with a cultural turnabout! Tate St Ives is a different cup of meat.... More 

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

OK, so we went on a rainy day. The best bit was the circular entrance where we could eat our sandwiches. There was quite a long wait for the entrance. The first gallery with Bridget Riley's optical illusory pieces was great. My son got told off for touching some metallic sculpture.. not so encouraging. Massive queues for ladies' loo +... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Expected to see works of art not light bulbs arrangements, please don't waist your money, go to a museum for free.

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Address: Porthmeor Beach, St Ives TR26 1TG, England
Phone Number: 01736 796226
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives

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