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Tate Modern

Bankside, London SE1 9TG, England (Waterloo / South Bank / Southwark)
020 7887 8888
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Ranked #189 of 853 Attractions in London
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Dining, Walking
Fee: No
Owner description: International modern and contemporary art.
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Activities: Dining, Walking
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Owner description: International modern and contemporary art.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Highland, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

There is so much to do in London and the nice thing about this museum is that it doesn't take too long. Plan on an hour. There is a place to have food i.e. sandwiches inside.

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Springdale, Maryland, USA
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

I so love a solo moment at a museum. Tate has some amazing displays and art. It was a wonderful exoerience and opportunity to see some unbelievable artistic work. Make sure you allow yourself enough time to experience all the floors and all the displays. A fun fact the building is equipped with WiFi so you can stay connected!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

A most amazing collection of photographs detailing the effect of conflict from the time it happened to years in advance. Utterly moving, thought provoking and beautifully presented. The accompanying book is well worth buying as you continue to take away a deeper understanding of the exhibits. I can't recommend this highly enough.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Wonderful Picassos here. They are displayed in a corner room. You will feel his youth, love and tenderness and his bitter transition all in a turn of your head. Quite eye opening and moving.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed my visit in Tate modern despite the fact that the very contemporary art is not in accordance with my personal taste. However I really enjoyed the paintings of Dali, Picasso, Bacon etc. really nice, you should go

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The variety of exhibits varies, but have had great luck every time I have visited. Wish I could have made it there when one of the exhibits in the great hall was there. Tons of variety, have avoided the paid extras. The bookstore is excellent, great to browse through.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Housed in a former power station on the banks of the Thames, Tate Modern has a world-class collection of international modern art, from 1900 to the present. The collection features masterpieces of Cubism, Expressionism, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism, Arte Povera, Minimalism, Pop Art, and more! With works by everyone from Arp and Albers, to Zittel and Zipp, there really is an... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Used to enjoy coming here but they keep pumping out the same old jaded conceptual art again and again and again....a couple of beer cans on their side, some abandoned camping gear. I think they only get away with it because people assume they are not smart enough to get 'it'. I have read enough to come to the conclusion... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Interesting modern art museum. Was located conveniently in the South Bank and right in front of Milleninum Bridge. The best part of museums in London, UK is that they're free unlike Paris or Rome. Thoroughly enjoyed the visit with lots of interesting exhibits.

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Coimbra, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

In a big space that was a manufacture. With the most representative contemporary artists. There are exhibits where you pay extra. Very interesting.

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