Tate Liverpool
Tate Liverpool
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10:00 AM - 5:50 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:50 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:50 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:50 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:50 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:50 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:50 PM
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TEMPORARILY CLOSED Tate Liverpool is now open at RIBA North, Mann Island, while our Royal Albert Dock home is temporarily closed for redevelopment. Our new space is much smaller than our building on the Dock. Visitors can enjoy two small galleries and a family area. We have an always on family activity alongside bookable talks, tours and creative workshops. All activity is inspired by the unique collections held by Tate and RIBA. You can find great gifts in our gallery shop, which is ready to welcome visitors. We look forward to welcoming you to Tate Liverpool + RIBA North.
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  • anm53
    Stourbridge, United Kingdom285 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Mainly modern art
    I am not that much into modern art but there were still some interesting exhibits. Plus there are occasions when a. Curator will stand by an exhibit and give a short talk about it. There is currently a JMW Turner exhibition which was interesting.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 8 August 2023
  • Jim W
    Sindelfingen, Germany7,803 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We Only Went To The Free Exhibit
    This review is based solely on the free exhibit. I understand that this museum is the most visited art museum outside of London. We opted for the free section since our granddaughter was a bit tired so we did not know what to expect. We were very pleased that the free section ended with a play room. All in all, the free section was worthwhile. I hope to return with my wife to visit the rest of the Tate as we love both Tate museums in London.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 August 2023
  • Helen B
    London, United Kingdom672 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Well worth a visit
    We were meeting a friend in the cafe for a coffee so came early to look at the galleries. Really enjoyed the special Turner exhibition - some amazing stuff and reasonably priced. The staff are really friendly and it's an interesting place. Generally I am not into modern art, but appreciate when places are free as I can try something new.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 12 August 2023
  • wilmap50
    10 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sparse
    Not particularly impressed. Thought exhibits were sparse and could be called few and far between within each level. The Turner.exhibition was excellent and well populated although had to be paid for. Not that I minded, just calling it as it is. One further point: Glasgow's GOMA is far far better
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 August 2023
  • TWal1
    Canberra, Australia2,950 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Tate - Expect the Unexpected
    We have been to other Tate Galleries in the UK and you are never quite sure what you will see. This visit was no different from fresh fruit and vegetables laid out on rocks to watercraft suspended in mid-air to more conventional pieces. Perhaps this is why people enjoy the quirkiness of Tate’s exhibitions. The galleries are generous in size and easy walking. Although you may find a portable chair handy. Enjoy.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 14 September 2023
  • Caroline K
    Ashbourne, United Kingdom98 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great day out for you culture vultures!
    We are regular visitors to this Albert Dock Tate. A must for visitors- it doesn’t have the congestion of the London Tates! This time we specifically went to see Liverpool Biennial exhibits. And we loved them.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 15 September 2023
  • Pritesh M
    Leamington Spa, United Kingdom716 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    I think it was OK
    My wife and I came here whilst in Liverpool for our anniversary. I haven't got enough pictures to remember the full experience, but there were lots of paintings, pictures and exhibits. Sorry I'm not being helpful. I think we came in to get out of the rain and as it was free it was bliss! You should go and then tell everyone straightaway, and not try and remember 10 months after! (Sorry)
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 14 January 2024
  • Mark W
    Ruthin, United Kingdom5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Delightfully eclectic temporary exhibitions at the RIBA North
    We were initially disappointed that the Tate was closed for refurbishments, but headed over to the temporary venue. What a fantastic effort the team have made. The staff couldn’t have been more determined to make the visit enjoyable. They brought the limited exhibition to life and we certainly enjoyed the short visit. We’re looking forward to visiting again when the refurb is done. Thanks
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 March 2024
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Jacqui F
London, UK310 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021
The Tate Liverpool is free to enter (with paid tickets for specific exhibitions). There are some interesting artworks on display, including work by Zoe Leonard and Joaquín Torres-García, but we didn’t feel like it was the most coherent modern art gallery we’d ever been to, sadly. The shop was good though! As was the café!
Written 16 August 2021
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Family
We then walked over to the Tate Modern, Liverpool. Which, like almost all museums in Liverpool, is free though it does accept donations. It being a Tate it was home to lots of big named artists.
To make the experience more interactive for your little ones there are little, shark shaped, backpacks full of goodies that can be checked out. By far the biggest treat for LB was the kid’s room with books, puppets, a green screen, and interactive activities based on the artists on display. Once LB discovered this room there was no moving her. One of us stayed and played while the other toured the museum at leisure before switching off.
Written 1 March 2020
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GusCraig
Stockport, UK515 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
Should start by saying I am not a huge fan of a lot of modern art, and we only visited the 3 free floors. I did find some of the modern exhibits interesting, including some of the optical illusion pieces, the film about the visually impaired painting and always enjoy a Lowry. But on the whole not to my taste still not sure how condensation on a perspex cube qualifies for art. Still Worth an hour of your time and a small donation though.
Written 16 January 2020
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Sam3314
Derby, UK2,088 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
Went on their second day of opening. Quick and efficient to enter with the pre-booked tickets and friendly, helpful staff. One way around the museum and this could have been slightly clearer on the upper floors e.g. to show 1 and then 2 when there are rooms on each side at the top of the stairwell. Within each gallery you could wander a fair bit to see the different pieces of art. Masks were worn inside the gallery.

We had been expecting a selection of artwork to be a regional selection of both London Tate museums but in fact it is pretty much all modern art.
Written 3 August 2020
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Ioannis Ntanos
Manchester, UK273 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Couples
I feel that the main reason failed to excite me is because I have visited many major art galleries in different places. This is rather small and basic permanent exhibition but with substantial diversity so that most people will find something that speaks to them. Lowry, Dali, Picasso, Rothko, Kandinsky. However the layout is not of my taste, distracting from the exhibits (why all this metallic cages??). I always find the contemporary exhibitions far more interesting.
Written 1 August 2020
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Orator11
Singapore, Singapore7,448 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
We are not really huge fans of modern art, but did enjoy the pieces by Picasso and Mondrian.

Entry is free, and you are encouraged to give a 5 pound donation. You need to get tickets, either online or at reception. There is also a paid exhibition by Turner currently.

If you are peckish, there is a cafe next to the souvenir shop. Toilets are located in the basement, where lockers are as well.
Written 9 November 2022
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Warren A
210 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
Was in town and visited the Albert docks so called in to check it out. I like art galleries and this was good, with a mix of contemporary or modern art , some too avant- garde for my tastes but also some classic stuff by Lowry and Dali which made it worthwhile. The walker gallery sadly wasn’t as good as this one so the city of Liverpool doesn’t quite own the amount of truly exceptional art I’d hoped for. But if you’re down at the docks and have an hour it’s worth a look for sure.
Written 6 February 2020
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Jacqui E
Northampton, UK34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Solo
Lovely gallery, very well laid out. The groupings of paintings was excellent, I liked the way different artists had been bought together to express a theme. Very clean and spacious. Shop well stocked although it could have expressed the Art in Musuem a bit better.
Written 16 March 2020
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Lorcan C
Bakewell, UK138 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Friends
Fabulous gallery comprising modern and contemporary art. A lot of fascinating, interesting and comedic pieces on display. Examples being "Artists Sh*t (Comedic), the water in the perspex box (interesting) and "Butlin's Series" (Fascinating). A few emotive pieces too such as "Blindly" and "How to be invisible". Had a great couple of hours at the Tate Liverpool. I visit art galleries on a regular basis and the Tate is definitely my favourite to date. It's free admission to alot of the floors too. Would highly recommend!
Written 16 January 2020
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BethYork
York, UK20 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
My initial reaction to modern art is to laugh as it seems so silly at first but as I went round I tried to understand what the artist was trying to express and soon got sucked into it. As with all art I found some pieces really moving and beautiful and others a bit pointless - it's all down to individual taste. I really enjoyed the experience as a whole as it made me think about the world and it was something completely different from other attractions. I was surprised how much I enjoyed some of the videos as I wouldn't normally consider them proper art but Cao Fei's 'Whose Utopia?' actually brought tears to my eyes. Would definitely recommend a visit.
Written 20 August 2020
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