Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives

Visit the iconic Tate St Ives gallery, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean

Opening times

Monday to Sunday 10.00-17.20

Open today 10.00–17.20

Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1TG

Exhibitions and displays

Tate St Ives Display

Modern Art and St Ives

Explore the history of modern art in St Ives

Tate St Ives Exhibition

Virginia Woolf An Exhibition Inspired by Her Writings

Until 29 Apr 2018

Discover art from 1850 to the present, inspired by the writing of this celebrated author

Tate St Ives Exhibition

Patrick Heron

19 May – 30 Sep 2018

Celebrate one of Britain’s most acclaimed artists in this major retrospective of his work

New Tate St Ives

Project

New Tate St Ives

Learn more about the refurbishment and extension of our gallery

Events

Tate St Ives Workshop

Tate Create

26 May – 3 Jun 2018, 28 Jul – 31 Aug 2018

Get creative and have some fabulous holiday fun at Tate Create

Tate St Ives Talk

St Ives Stories

25 Mar 2018, 6 May 2018

An opportunity to delve deeper into the arts heritage of St Ives

Tate St Ives Late

Late at Tate St Ives April 2018

13 Apr 2018

Enjoy after hours access to the exhibitions with accompanying special events

Collection on display

Artwork
Artwork

Barbara Kasten Untitled 13

1979
Artwork

Dora Carrington Farm at Watendlath

1921
Artwork

Sandra Blow Vivace

1988

Getting Started

In Tate St Ives

Venue

Tate St Ives Shop

Artists and the local landscape are the focus of the shop at Tate St Ives

Venue

Café at Tate St Ives

On the top floor of the gallery with spectacular views over St Ives, Porthmeor Beach and the Atlantic Ocean

Admission information

Entry details

Entry to Tate St Ives is £10.50/£9.40 concessions (without donation £9.50/£8.50)

Help Tate by including the voluntary donation to enable Gift Aid

Concessions apply to 60s and over, students over 18, visitors with disabilities, job seekers.

Discounted tickets for pre-paid groups of 10 or more (all groups must be pre-booked).

Free entry for Tate Members, 18s and under.

All visitors travelling to the gallery or museum by public transport receive £1 off admission on production of a valid ticket at the time of purchase (not to be used in conjunction with any other offer). For more information on public transport to the gallery call Traveline on +44 (0)8712 002 233 or visit travelinesw.com

Art Pass

Enjoy seven days unlimited access to Tate St Ives, the Leach Pottery, Penlee House Gallery and Museum, Newlyn Art Gallery and The Exchange.

£15/£10 concessions, available from all participating venues.

Opening times

Monday to Sunday 10.00–17.20

Last admission 17.00

Winter hours

(November – February)

Tuesday to Sunday 10.00–16.20, Last admission 16.00.

Getting here

Tate St Ives
Porthmeor Beach
St Ives
Cornwall
TR26 1TG

ON FOOT

The gallery and museum are within walking distance of St Ives town centre and Porthmeor beach.

BY TRAIN

A frequent rail service operates between London Paddington and St Ives via Reading, Exeter, Plymouth, Bodmin, Truro, St Erth and Penzance. A local train service operates from St Erth to St Ives. For train times and booking see:

BY COACH

There are daily National Express coach services from Victoria Coach Station, London. These services travel via Heathrow, Plymouth, Liskeard, St Austell, Truro, Redruth, Camborne, St Ives and Penzance – stopping at most small towns en route.

BY BUS

There are regular local bus services to and from St Ives.

BY CAR

St Ives is a 15–20 minute drive from the A30. On reaching the town, follow the brown signs to Tate St Ives. Please be aware that parking in St Ives is limited.

Shuttle bus service

A shuttle bus service runs throughout the year between the Trenwith Coach and Car Park and the town centre, which is a five minute walk from Tate St Ives. For details call St Ives Tourist Information on +44 (0)1736 796297.

Park and ride service – peak season

A train park and ride service operates from St Erth and Lelant Saltings stations between the end of May and the end of September. Visitors using the service receive £1 off Tate St Ives admission.

BY AIR

The nearest airport is in Newquay, the regional commercial airport for Cornwall.

Accessibility

Accessible car parking

Parking space for disabled visitors to Tate St Ives

We have a designated parking bay for disabled visitors. Please call 01736 791177 to reserve this space for the duration of your visit.

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Wheelchair Provision

Tate St Ives
Three wheelchairs are available at Tate St Ives. You can either book them in advance, or ask a member of staff on arrival. Please call +44 (0)173 679 6226.
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
If you require a wheelchair, please let us know before you visit. Call +44 (0)173 679 6226 or +44 (0)173 679 1102.

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Guide Dogs & Hearing Dogs

Tate St Ives and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden both welcome guide dogs and hearing dogs.

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Entrance

Tate St Ives
There is an accessible ramp at Tate St Ives suitable for wheelchairs.
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
There are steps and uneven surfaces at the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden that make access difficult.
For this reason wheelchair access is by prior appointment only. Call +44 (0)173 679 6226 or +44(0)173 679 1102.

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Facilities at Tate St Ives

Information desk

The Information desk at Tate St Ives is located three metres away from the front entrance. Staff are happy to help with any questions you have about the artworks, building and facilities.

  • There is level access to the Information desk from the entrance
  • Lighting levels are bright
  • Seating is available in the foyer

Toilets

Accessible toilets are located on the third floor at Tate St Ives.

Baby changing facilities

  • The Parent and Baby Room is on the third floor. It can accommodate a pushchair or wheelchair.
  • There are also baby changing facilities in the main toilets.

Lift

The lift at Tate St Ives is suitable for wheelchair users. It gives access to all floors at the gallery.

Cloakroom

There is a free, unmanned cloakroom next to the admissions desk at the entrance to Tate St Ives. Buggies can also be stored here, subject to space availability.

Seating

Stools are available in the galleries. To get a stool, ask a member of staff or at the Information desk.

Disabled visitors

Provision and activities for disabled visitors

Café

  • All areas of the Café are accessible for wheelchair users
  • The Café is waiter-service; staff are happy to help if you need assistance

Shop

The Shop is accessible for wheelchair users. It is located on the second floor.

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Contact Us

Email visiting.stives@tate.org.uk
Call 0173 679 6226
TextPhone 18801 702 7400

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