A tour guide discusses Sir John Everett Millais Ophelia 1851-2 as part of a private tour

Group tours and talks are an excellent way to discover more at Tate Britain.

Private tours

Get the most out of your visit to Tate with a tour of the permanent collection. Tours are taken by expert Tate Guides and last for one hour. 

Choose from a general highlights tour or focus on a specific area of the collection.

Alternatively we can organise a tailor-made tour for your group on a theme or exam topic of your choice.  If you would like to work with an artist and include an interactive element to your tailor-made tour, please let us know when booking. Tailor-made tours last for 90 minutes.

Permanent collection tours

  • 60 minutes
  • £10 per person (minimum group size of 15 or price £150)

Foreign language tours

  • 60 minutes
  • £14 per person (minimum group size of 15 or price £210)

Tailor-made tours

  • 90 minutes
  • £14 per person (minimum group size of 15 or price £210)

Book a private tour

To book or discuss call +44 (0)20 7887 4946 or email tour.bookings@tate.org.uk.

  • There is an extra charge for tours taking place on a bank holiday
  • Smaller groups are welcome; please refer to the minimum price of each tour
  • You may also be interested in Tours for Two

Tate to Tate tours

Enjoy a tour of Tate Modern in the morning, a relaxing trip on the Tate Boat and a tour of Tate Britain in the afternoon.

  • £24.30 per person (minimum group size of 15)
  • Foreign language tour rate: £32.30 per person

Book a Tate to Tate tour

To find out more and book call +44 (0)20 7887 4946 or email tour.bookings@tate.org.uk.

Exhibition private lecture

Get the most out of Tate’s special exhibitions with a private lecture by a Tate lecturer for your group.

  • 60 minutes
  • £10 per person (minimum group size of 20 or price of £200)
  • Available Monday to Friday, subject to availability

There is an extra charge for lectures taking place on a bank holiday.

Book an exhibition private lecture

To find out more and book call +44 (0)20 7887 4946 or email tour.bookings@tate.org.uk.

Exhibition package

Make a day of it with our exhibition package. Enjoy tea and coffee on arrival, a private lecture, a buffet lunch and exhibition entry.

  • £39 per person, concessions £37 (minimum group size of 20)
  • Available Monday to Friday, subject to availability

Book an exhibition package

To find out more and book call +44 (0)20 7887 4946 or email tour.bookings@tate.org.uk.

Morning private views

Enjoy Tate without the crowds with a private tour before opening hours.

  • Suitable for small groups only
  • Subject to availability

Book a morning private tour

To find out more and book call +44 (0)20 7887 4946 or email tour.bookings@tate.org.uk.

Booking information

  • To find out more and book call +44 (0)20 7887 4946 or email tour.bookings@tate.org.uk
  • We recommend booking at least two weeks in advance
  • Tours take place during gallery opening hours unless otherwise stated