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“Disappointed.”

Turner Contemporary
Ranked #4 of 53 things to do in Margate
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Disappointed.”
Reviewed 21 May 2014

We traveled to Margate especialy to visit this venue for a two night short break only to find the upstairs closed and not much oning on downstairs.
Check before you visit to find out what is on.

Visited May 2014
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Hayle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great place”
Reviewed 17 May 2014

We have been here now three times lovely view lovely food) you cannot fault it art changes very very regularly at this lovely stunning building looking forward too going back in June

Visited March 2014
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Oxford
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“A world class gallery”
Reviewed 10 May 2014

We visited in early May 2014 and saw some lovely Turner watercolours and some modern work inspired by Turner's freedom of expression. It's a quite superb exhibition space, and the gallery staff are really friendly and clued up on the work being shown. The large picture windows looking out to sea provide an elegant and artistic abstraction of the ever-changing seascape beyond Lovely to see little groups of enthusiastic children engaged in activity around the gallery led by clearly excellent assistants who knew what they were doing. A major asset to any town - and luckily to Margate. Highly recommended as the focus for a few day's visit to Margate. Hourly HS trains from St Pancras too. Stayed at The Sands Hotel nearby.

Visited May 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“Worth a look.”
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Fantastic design, magnificent location, and free entry. Only disappointment is that it does not have the best of Turner's work, but a must see if you are in the area.

Visited May 2014
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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“must see”
Reviewed 8 May 2014

We went to Margate just to visit the Turner gallery. This is an excellent space. The staff is very helpful and friendly. I'm glad that I had a chance to experience this trip.

Visited August 2013
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