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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
Fee: No
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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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Interesting free collection

This smallish gallery is worth a visit if you're on Albert docks. The permanent collection is free and you can pay to see the temporary exhibits if they interest you.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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London
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lacking any formal art education but with a great admiration of Francis Bacon, a Tate card and free weekend was happy to escape London; drawn to Liverpool not just by the Tate but with a curiosity to revisit the city after a gap of many years (Liverpool v Leicester 1974?!?). Surprised and impressed by city and gallery. The docks area... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went as a Tate member but not the best (personal taste) exhibition of Francis Bacon's work. I found a lot of it difficult to enjoy and personally preferred the Lucien Freud (friends and a similar style/working timeframe) a couple of years ago at the Portrait Gallery. I Gould recommend the casual Tate goer waits for something easier to enjoy rather... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This smallish gallery is worth a visit if you're on Albert docks. The permanent collection is free and you can pay to see the temporary exhibits if they interest you.

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Thank Jackie W
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'd love to say I saw many pieces that were excellent, sadly there were very few that were even good. Pieces of rubbish on the floor; blank pictures; bits of radiation suits hung up..... That's not art in my eyes!!! Well you could say they are meant to provoke feelings, thoughts or conversation... I fear the only provoked the desire... More 

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Thank vicky b
Bewdley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to visit. Lots of interesting items to see, good for children who can interact with things. Well lit, great educational place for all. Will certainly return in the future.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Tate Liverpool is a must see if you're in Liverpool. A comprehensive and well curated museum with an exciting rolling show of temporary exhibits. Take a break in the canteen, it's a well priced respite from all that cultural consumption.

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ENGLAND
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Depending on your view of modern art you'll either love it or hate it, so a bit like marmite! There's a couple of floors of art to look round, and it's free. Worth going to though, if only to say you've seen it and modern art's not art

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have been to several "Tates" but this one defies description. It is not know if the piles of rubbish in the corners and by the doors is supposed to be "art" or had just been left there by the cleaners. As for the mattress propped up against the wall - it looks as if it was waiting to be taken... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of discussion happened with our teenagers about what art is when we looked around the museum. We didnt pay for the Francis Bacon exhibit, although we wanted to see it, 48 pounds seemed a bit steep.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Each year like to challenge ourselves by seeing artwork that we perhaps wouldn't automatically like but this exhibition didn't elicit any great response from us except bemusement and mild disappointment. Ok some of Bacon's work was recognisable as important pieces in his lifetime evolvement as an artist but a lot of lesser known and frankly boringly repetitative works that didn't... More 

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