Tate St Ives



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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.

Tate St Ives
Porthmeor Beach,ST IVES,TR26 1TG


  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Parking nearby
  • Cafe
  • Fully accessible
  • Facilities: Access ramp, lift, wheelchairs
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • 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)

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