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Address: Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4BB, England
Phone Number: 0151 702 7400
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: Tate Liverpool presents displays of work from the national collection of...
Tate Liverpool presents displays of work from the national collection of modern and contemporary alongside special exhibitions. The collection embraces all media, from painting, drawing, sculpture and prints to photography, video and film, installation and performance. Entry is free except for special exhibitions. Open every day.
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Not what I expected

Came here as I thought I'd be interested and enjoy the art projects that were shown. Not very well planned out and I'd say the majority was interesting but some artwork were quite... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Came here as I thought I'd be interested and enjoy the art projects that were shown. Not very well planned out and I'd say the majority was interesting but some artwork were quite boring. Hope Tate will put on some interesting artwork on for my next visit

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Was not my thing. Far too modern. But the shop is good for cards, posters and gifts. Plenty of space and they did do things for children

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

I went to Tate art gallery in Liverpool, due to having an interest in Art, and didn't disappoint. Tate is free to enter, just had to pay for Special Exhibition; Cathy Wilkes exhibition was £8.80, Leonora Carrington exhibition was £8.80, Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions was £11 & Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots was £11. There is still plenty of free... More 

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Ithaca
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

It's really wonderful to see an old warehouse building so successfully renovated -- it anchors the rejuvenation of the Albert Dock area. Frankly, I was more impressed with the building than the art. Can't help but feel that some of the artwork is very over-hyped.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

spent at the most half an hour in here, very little of interest, lots of space and not much art! Of course if you like the pile of bricks and dirty bed type of stuff then it may be enjoyable!

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I spent more time trying to understand the explanations next to each exhibit than I did looking at the exhibits themselves. This is bad. And the reason for it, is because the explanations are written by art pros to parade their expertise in art history rather than trying to inform the ordinary Jo by using clear, helpful, jargon-free words. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The easiest way to describe it - If you are an Art lover - go and visit. If you are not normally an Art lover - then give it a miss - you will find it like I did - a waste of time. I cannot understand how a Pedal cycle with 5 seats, 5 handlebars and 5 sets of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The only reason I have given this a poor rather than terrible is because art - of course - is in the eye of the beholder. However, the lighting in most of the galleries was so poor it was difficult to actually see some of the wall paintings/photos (probably a blessing in disguise). Having said that, If three pieces of... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

.... a diverse selection of painting sculptures and other art installations! It's next to many of the other free museums in Liverpool but we probably enjoyed this one the most.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We visited on a Sunday and the gallery was rather quiet. Only two floors were available. There were a few fantastic pieces, unfortunately to see these you have to see some questionable pieces. Shop was good- bought a pencil. I do like a sit down in a gallery but there were not many places to sit in the Tate Liverpool.

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