Tate St Ives

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

Opening times

Tuesday to Sunday 10.00–16.20

Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1TG

Exhibitions and displays

Exhibition

Rebecca Warren All That Heaven Allows

Until 7 Jan 2018

Rebecca Warren's first major UK solo exhibition in eight years opens the new Tate St Ives

Display

MODERN ART AND ST IVES

Explore the history of modern art in St Ives with our new display

New Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives Locals’ Pass

Get unlimited entry to Tate St Ives with our new pass for Cornwall residents 
Project

New Tate St Ives

Learn more about the refurbishment and extension of our gallery

Events

Festival

Winter Festival

2 Dec 2017

Celebrate the start of the festive season at Tate St Ives

FREE
Workshop

U Studio Vandal's Internet Yami Ichi

9 Dec 2017

An internet flea-market hosted by Vandal

Workshop

Art Adventurers

19 Nov 2017, 17 Dec 2017

Calling all family art adventurers

Plan your Visit

Getting Started

Art Term

St Ives School

Although they did not see themselves as part of a group or school, the term St Ives School is often ...

Tate Etc

Artist Interview Rebecca Warren: 'From the mess of experience'

In the run-up to Rebecca Warren's All That Heaven Allows, the inaugural exhibition for Tate St Ives' new gallery, Tate ...

Tate Kids Paint and Draw

Make a wave painting

Be inspired by nature and use found objects to make your own unique paintings

List

St Ives School Five Artworks Inspired by St Ives

See St Ives and the surrounding Cornish landscape through the eyes of the artists who made the area their home

Podcast

Walks of art Emma Gannon on Barbara Hepworth and St Ives

Discover a place known for its pottery, boats, beaches and beatniks

In Tate St Ives

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 08712 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

Tuesday to Sunday 10.00–16.20

Last admissions 16.00

Getting here

Address

Tate St Ives Porthmeor Beach
St Ives
Cornwall TR26 1TG

Directions

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 spaces for disabled visitors to Tate St Ives

Pay and display accessible car parking spaces are available about 100 metres from Tate St Ives. There is also a drop off point directly outside the gallery.

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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 +44 (0)173 679 6226
TextPhone 18801 702 7400

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