Tate St Ives
ST IVES, CORNWALL & ISLES OF SCILLY
Home of post-war British Modernism, St Ives provides the artistic foundations for Tate St Ives. Opened in 1993, the gallery celebrates the surroundings and atmosphere that inspired the Modernists, on a spectacular spot above Porthmeor Beach. Tate St Ives is the only Tate gallery without a permanent collection, instead, the three seasons of exhibitions each year embrace the best of Modern and Contemporary Art. Please note: Tate St Ives will be closed from October 2015 for the building of an extension. The estimated reopening is Spring 2017. Check their website for confirmation of opening hours.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Access ramp, lift, wheelchairs
- Accessible toilets
- Opening Times: Closed until Spring 2017 due to building works. Usual opening times are May-Oct, daily 10-5.20; Nov-Apr, Tue-Sun 10-4.20 (last admission 20mins before closing)
Also in the area
About the area
Discover Cornwall & Isles of Scilly
Cornwall has just about everything – wild moorland landscapes, glorious river valley scenery, picturesque villages and miles of breathtaking coastline. With more than 80 surfing spots, there are plenty of sporting enthusiasts who also make their way here to enjoy wave-surfing, kite surfing and blokarting.
In recent years, new or restored visitor attractions have attracted even more visitors to the region; the Eden Project is famous for its giant geodesic domes housing exotic plants from different parts of the globe, while nearby the Lost Gardens of Heligan has impressive kitchen gardens and a wildlife hide.
Places to Stay
Restaurants and Pubs
Why choose Rated Trips?
Your trusted guide to rated places across the UK
The best coverage
Discover more than 15,000 professionally rated places to stay, eat and visit from across the UK and Ireland.
Choose a place to stay safe in the knowledge that it has been expertly assessed by trained assessors.
Plan your next trip
Search by location or the type of place you're visiting to find your next ideal holiday experience.
Read our articles, city guides and recommended things to do for inspiration. We're here to help you explore the UK.