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Hayward Gallery

Belvedere Road | South Bank Centre, London SE1 8XZ, England
+44 20 7921 0813
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Carsten holler

An absolute piss take!,, rubbish that absolutely anyone could have cobbled together. As bad as... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2015
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Carsten Höller, Decisions - AVOID !!! It's utter rubbish and overrated!

Unless you are very sad and deprived indeed, there is nothing to stimulate here. Least of all the... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2015
London, United Kingdom
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This London gallery offers a changing program of national and international exhibits along with educational activities, tours, lectures and workshops related to each showing.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible12%
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Belvedere Road | South Bank Centre, London SE1 8XZ, England
+44 20 7921 0813
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Reviewed August 24, 2015

An absolute piss take!,, rubbish that absolutely anyone could have cobbled together. As bad as some of the exhibits at the summer exhibition at the Royal Academy, the grey triangle and the piece of roof were stand out crap there!,,,

1  Thank gpk186478
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Unless you are very sad and deprived indeed, there is nothing to stimulate here. Least of all the vast cues for everything. UNLESS YOU ENJOY STANDING IN LINE FOR ONE HOUR FOR EVERY SO-CALLED SPECIAL EXPERIENCE FOR THE SENSES IN THIS EXHIBITION REALLY STAY AWAY!...More

Thank Ulli1001
Reviewed August 23, 2015

this is one of the places I've stumbled upon by mistake, I've seen only 3 exhibitions there, and all 3 were good. the place is kid friendly, and the girls had a lot of fun there. The current exhibition "Decision" is great, interesting, open-minding and...More

1  Thank Eldad A
Reviewed August 23, 2015

If going to see Decision my first tip would be to go towards the end of your allotted hour entry as we did - walked straight in and got to experience the dark labyrinth you start with alone. When we left the gallery bang on...More

Thank JReading156
Reviewed August 18, 2015

I am not going to unweil all the tricks of this exhibition, but just tell you what my son did: The entrance is made of 2 doors, A and B, but the letters change. Each door is kept by a museum person. As the name...More

Thank AnneF36
Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Arrived after a 120 mile trip to London to be told that we'd just been pipped to the last 2 tickets for a show by the people in front of us in the queue and that just 1 ticket remained. A galling message to deliver...More

Thank malcolm79
Reviewed August 14, 2015

I went to visit the exhibition yesterday with my family both of whom are adults. I have visited the Hayward Gallery many times before and have loved their exhibitions many of which are interesting and engaging however, the Carsten Höller was somewhat average and was...More

Thank Emma K
Reviewed August 14, 2015

The Hayward Gallery is consistently mind-broadening - every exhibition I've been to has made me really think, and is frequently just downright entertaining. The latest exhibition I've been to is the Decision exhibition - entrance through a long pitch-black tunnel, a chance to fly, beds...More

Thank VeggieVenturer
Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We went to see the Carsten holler exhibition and would definitely recommend it! The exhibition starts with a tunnel which gets darker and darker and really tests your senses. The exhibition has loads of other things to try to challenge your senses and the way...More

1  Thank jaigu
Reviewed August 11, 2015

This was an excellent exhibition. Flying, seeing the world upside down and going down a slide to exit! What a fantastic and imaginative experience. It was very interactive and there wasn't too many people there at the time I was there so you didn't feel...More

Thank Sparkles38
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