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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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Marlene Durmas Image as Burden

Very interesting exhibition. Some quite disturbing pictures. Some adult themed pictures. Really different. Not for the faint hearted. Probably worth checking out the artists... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Having twins who are 8 means finding places to go to spark their imagination and that is wa hat happened in the tate modern it is full of wonderful art and wide open spaces plus a briliant coffee and cake foe adults and milk and cookies for my little art buffs a place where you can see and believe

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very interesting exhibition. Some quite disturbing pictures. Some adult themed pictures. Really different. Not for the faint hearted. Probably worth checking out the artists material prior to booking.

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Ebeltoft, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

The free admission is sympatic and makes the art for everyone. In my believe the exibitions needs a make over. I like the screens projecting the visitors art/message. I look forward to the new building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful place to visit. You can spend days there and there will still be more to see. The atmosphere is both relaxed and vibrant!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

The Tate Modern is currently showing Marlene Dumas fantastic work. First and foremost, if you don't like modern art, then you should pass on this museum. I'm a fan of modern art, but this place was maybe just too modern for me. I could still appreciate the art and emotion of it, just didn't quite understand most of it. Still... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Ok it was not one of my favorite museums in London, but there were some cool art exhibits, it was a little to modern for me but if you like modern you will love it

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

A very disappointing display of art in what could be a fantastic space redeemed only by the quality and welcome of the staff, hence 2 stars.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

I really enojoyed all the exhibitions, even though I am not an art-y person! Don't miss out on all the temporary exhibitions!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

I love your range of art audio, photographic, moving, painting, sculptures, sketches etc. I have visited many times and loved every time. The only thing i have hated as been your escalators, far to steep.

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Faversham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The Tate Modern show of Marlene Dumas fantastic work is very much a must see. Grab yourself a stool and sit in front of any one of the amazing images for 15 minutes. Do go.

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Southwark
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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