Tate Britain Tour, Legacy Event 2011, two

Meet 500 years of British Art

Take a walk through British Art, exploring a variety of themes, Guides will pull together connections and meaning from distinct parts of the collection. Every tour is different.

Free guided tours occur every day at 11.00, 12.00, 14.00, 15.00. The 15.00 tour has a special focus on Turner.

Tours last about 45 minutes.

Meet at the Entrance of the 1540 room.

The gallery is closed on 24, 25, 26 December.

These tours are designed for individuals and small groups. If you are a group of over ten people, please register your visit and book a tour separately.

Other talks you may be interested in

We also offer 15-minute Art in Focus talks on an artwork from the Tate collection at 13.15 Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Spend 30 minutes with a Tate Guide on a particular artist or artistic movement, Mondays and Wednesdays at 13.15

Archive Gallery Tours also run on Saturdays and Sundays, at 13.00 and 14.30, highlighting the history of life drawing and the site timeline of the Tate building. Tours explore many of the papers, photographs and sketches, now on display relating to: William Orpen, Edna Clarke-Hall, David Jones, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Roger Fry, Eileen Mayo, Ithell Colquhoun, Keith Vaughan, Felicia Browne, Aubrey Williams, Lucian Freud, Isabel Rawsthorne, Michael Ayrton, and John Piper.

Online tours

Not enough time? Take a self-led 20-minute tour of Tate Britain or browse our tour which looks at women artists at Tate Britain.