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Address: Albert Dock, Liverpool L3 4BB, England
Phone Number: 0151 702 7400
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Bacon, Lassnig and Biennial

Visited because of Maria Lassnig and Francis Bacon exhibitions. Wasn't disappointed, particularly enjoyed Lassnig who I had not come across before. £10+ for non-concessions, £9.50... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
John F
Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited because of Maria Lassnig and Francis Bacon exhibitions. Wasn't disappointed, particularly enjoyed Lassnig who I had not come across before. £10+ for non-concessions, £9.50 for concessions but worth it. Also viewed the free Biennial exhibition which is based around Greek sculpture and some artists reactions to it. Not as good as the Bacon etc but still worth a look.

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Brigg, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This used to be such an exciting place to visit, but it seems to have gone downhill. We spent some time in a gallery devoted to fragments of ancient Greek art (How does this fit in with the mission of the Tate?).and a few other pieces. It wasn't very coherent and the gallery directors had the bright idea (sic) of... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A large exhibition of Francis Bacon's work that is a must see. Beautifully curated. I would recommend picking up an audio guide when you buy your exhibition tickets to get the best experience. The staff who were supervising the rooms were very well informed about all of the paintings and welcomed questions. I was really impressed by their knowledge and... More 

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The emperor and all his barons then came to the hall; the swindlers held their arms up as if they held something in their hands and said: “These are the ART works!”. One must feel as if one had seen nothing at all; but that is just the beauty of them.” “Indeed!” said all the courtiers; but they could not... More 

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Tibshelf, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having visited Tate Modern in London on many occasions we had high hopes for Tate Liverpool. Unfortunately we found it a little disappointing. We had not expected a collection as large as in London but even so we found little to enthuse about.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Afraid it wasn't for me (the artwork that is), but I suggest you visit and make your own mind up on that score.

Thank Jeanette W
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a sunny day. The perm thematic collection, the coffee and the Bacon, the concept and the installation. I shall be back. If not to Liverpool than to this gem full of rare and tate. Even for the not easily impressed by conceptual/experimental/modern+post art this is a uniqueness.

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Victoria, BC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've been to the Tate Liverpool a couple of times, and I must admit it's not my thing. If you're into very modern art, then go. If you like paintings that look like real objects, or sculpture that resembles actual people or things, then this is not worth your time. There are better places to visit in Liverpool, like the... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Because of a rail journey that took rather longer than planned, we had limited time to fully appreciate the exhibition of Francis Bacon and Maria Lassnig's works. However, our late arrival did give us relatively crowd - free viewing.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting - but not a lot to my taste. I find it difficult to comprehend how piles of everyday detritus and dust makes for art. I found the section on Greek statues and their alterations interesting and worth the visit. The visit did spark conversation and some debate with my partner so in that way it was worthwhile.

Thank Anne C

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