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Tate Modern

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Address: Bankside, London SE1 9TG, England
Phone Number: 020 7887 8888
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Dining, Walking
Description: International modern and contemporary art.
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my 1st trip to Tate modern and really impressed with the turbine hall, loved the movement of the white sails. To work out where to go pick up a floor plan for a £1 and take the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

my 1st trip to Tate modern and really impressed with the turbine hall, loved the movement of the white sails. To work out where to go pick up a floor plan for a £1 and take the advice we had which is head to the top to the cafe for the views (you don't have to eat). As we only... More 

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Tisnov, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Good museum with a lot of facilities. I just don´t understand why they suggest you to donate 4 pounds if it´s a voluntary donation.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A waste of half an hour of a city break. May be good to shelter from the rain in the large foyer but not much else going for it.

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I go to Tate Modern every time I'm in London and every time I discover something new and fascinating. I like to get there walking thought the Millennium Bridge, enjoying the views over the South Bank. I believe it's one of the biggest modern art collections ever and, to make it even better, it's totally free (there's an entrance fee... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Went to the Sonia Delauney exhibition, great exhibition and great gallery definetly good for people to get to know modern art.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you are attending via public transport, you must be prepared to do a bit of walking and weaving through people. This is fine when it's a nice day as you can walk along the river. These days you don't get much for free, this visit was another reassurance of that. Myself and my partner take great interest in art... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Been to this museum several times now, we always cross via 'The Wobbly Bridge'. We love the sculptures. There is a nice café, although expensive and you can walk along the embankment for excellent views of St Pauls etc.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Yes, there is a lot of to see, but best of all Tate Modern is the buiding itself. I was little bit disapointed because of some type of reconstruction - I really want to see Hans Hartung and these type of art, but there was almost nothig. Yes, maybe next time - I will try it for sure, but this... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit and a nice walk from St Pauls over the foot bridge. Not all was to my taste but that is what art is about. Had a great time, loads to see and do, i was more than happy to give a donation to the up keep

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Great place t ovisit to spend a few hours when visiting London. Lots of free exhibitions, although you do have to pay for some. My favourite is the pop section with Roy Lichenstein and Andy Warhol pictures. Loads of sculptures and al lsorte really. Good shops, coffe places and easy access. Top place to visit

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Address: Bankside, London SE1 9TG, England
Phone Number: 020 7887 8888
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southwark
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard, the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street, foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest attractions such as Tate Modern and Shakespeare's Globe. Despite Southwark's many popular draws, instant calm can be achieved easily by turning down almost any side street. For more urban buzz, a quick stroll across famed bridges like the pedestrianized Millennium Bridge or the ever photogenic Tower Bridge yields access to the very core of Central London. And with London Bridge Station as this neighborhood's main transportation hub, getting across town (or to anywhere in England for that matter) is a relative breeze.
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