Two girls with headphones listening to a sonic trail
© Tate

We’ve asked some of the most exciting sound artists to make some artwork just for you. 

Get your device and headphones, click play and go on a sound journey through the Tate Britain or Tate Modern. 

Choose from: 

500 Years of Plants and Animals

Where should I listen? BP Displays at Tate Britain.

What is it like? Find wildlife and extraordinary animals inside Tate Britain. There is wildlife hiding in the artwork. Words from zoologist Paolo Viscardi and sounds from Antoine Bertin create a living, breathing soundscape to listen to as you walk through the galleries.  

A Wild Chase

Where should I listen? Tate Modern

What is it like? Look beyond the walls to bring the outside inside. Wild Chase by Emiliano Zelada’s, let’s you explore a soundscape within the industrial spaces of Tate Modern. Each track is given a level of Tate Modern and the escalators between floors. Go and explore. 


Where should I listen? Tate Modern

What is it like? Experience walking through a working power station, Traceexplores Tate Modern’s former and current life. This Sonic Trail, by Caleb Madden, shows us the vastness of the building and the scale of the artworks within.

Get the most out of your Sonic Trail 


  • There are no rules or right answers when listening to a Sonic Trails

Slow down

  • Pretend you are in your own sound art bubble

Explore with others

  • Get your friends and family listening as well 

You can find out more about sound art in this handy guide.

We have more Sonic Trails including sounds by Dan Scott and Jez riley French.

Know your David Tremlett from your Jorge Macchi already? We have the glossary page for you.