Tate St Ives

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

Opening times

Tuesday to Sunday 10.00–16.20

Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 1TG

Exhibitions and displays

Display

MODERN ART AND ST IVES

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

Exhibition

Virginia Woolf An Exhibition Inspired By Her Writings

10 Feb – 29 Apr 2018

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

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

Workshop

Tate Create Art Zone

10–18 Feb 2018, 30 Mar – 15 Apr 2018, 26 May – 3 Jun 2018, 28 Jul – 31 Aug 2018

Get creative and have some fabulous holiday fun at Tate Create

FREE
Workshop

Super Sunday

4 Mar 2018

It’s gallery takeover time for families!

Film

The Art of Cornwall Film screening

22 Mar 2018

Learn more about Cornwall's special place in art history with this illuminating documentary film.

Plan your Visit

Getting Started

In Tate St Ives

Admission information

Entry details

Entry to Tate St Ives is £8.25/£7.50 concessions £6.60/£6.00

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

Tuesday to Sunday 10.00–16.20

Last admissions 16.00.

We are open on Monday 12 Feburary for half term.

Summer hours

March – October, daily 10.00–17.20 (last admission 17.00)

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 0173 679 6226
TextPhone 18801 702 7400

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