School visits are free
Book your visit
All groups must book in advance, whether visiting independently or taking part in a Tate-led session
The maximum size of a visiting school group is 60 students. Please split larger groups of students into groups of about 20 to walk around the gallery.
Please also advise us of any gallery activities you would like to take part in (see below) and book the cloakroom and packed-lunch room if required.
When you book a visit, please advise us of any specific access requirements members of your group may have (for example if they are are blind or visually impaired, deaf or hearing impaired, wheelchair users or in need of mobility support, or have a learning disability).
We run a selection of sessions and workshops for school groups, which you can book in advance of your visit.
Visit an exhibition
Group supervision and safety
Adult supervision is required at all times with the following adult-to-student ratios:
- 1:5 for under 5s
- 1:10 for 6–11 year olds
- 1:15 for 12–16 year olds
- 1:20 for 16–18 year olds
Please note that teachers are responsible for students behaviour and safety at all times. All group leaders should carry out their own risk assessment prior to their visit. At no stage can Tate assume the formal duty of care on behalf of teachers.
Tates health and safety statement [PDF, 83 KB]
Preliminary visit to the gallery
We strongly recommend you visit Tate Liverpool in advance to check the suitability of the artworks for your group. You can also use our online resources to plan your visit to the gallery.
Artworks can be taken off display at short notice. If you are visiting to see a particular work please check it will be on display: email email@example.com or call +44 (0)151 702 7400 (Monday–Friday, 09.00–18.00).