Entry remains free for everyone, with a charge for exhibitions. All visitors, including Members, will need to book a timed ticket online before visiting. There are one-way routes around the gallery, guiding you through each of the rooms. Both routes offer access to toilets, a shop and an opportunity to buy food and drink.
Please only visit with people from your household or support bubble (maximum group size six). All visitors are required to wear face coverings in our galleries, apart from those who are exempt.
For more details on the changes we've made, and visiting guidance, see our FAQs.
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ExhibitionUntil 9 May 2021
See more than 200 photographs of Liverpool, the north and international conflict, captured over the last 60 yearsClosed
See portraits of Merseyside's NHS staff, art from around the world and explore optical art on this route through Tate …Closed
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Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool L3 4BB
Approaching from the Strand, turn onto the Salthouse Dock opposite the Hilton Hotel. Continue straight on passing the Pumphouse Inn on the right and the Maritime Museum on the left. The quickest route to us is across the Hartley Bridge. This bridge can sometimes be closed to pedestrians with very little notice to allow boats into the Albert Dock. These closures are generally only for a short time.
Bike racks are located in the Mermaid Courtyard, adjacent to Tate Liverpool.
Liverpool ONE Bus Station on Canning Street is directly opposite the Albert Dock, approximately 365 metres from Tate Liverpool. Route C4 also stops at the Albert Dock.
The nearest train station to Tate Liverpool is James Street station, Liverpool L27PQ (720 metres approx.). For travel within Merseyside plan your journey at merseyrail.org.
Mersey Ferries from Seacombe and Woodside on the Wirral call at the Pier Head (960 metres approx.). Access from the Pier Head to the gallery is via The Strand.
To get to Tate Liverpool, follow the brown signs to the Waterfront.
The following car park is near Tate Liverpool:
Q-Park Liverpool ONE, with 2,000 underground spaces: 35 Strand Street, Liverpool L1 8LT. Visitors to Tate Liverpool can park at Q Park and receive a 30% discount on parking for up to 24 hours. Ask for a voucher from a member of staff when visiting the gallery.
Coach parking is available at the Kings Dock Car and Coach Park, near to Tate Liverpool. More information for drivers.
Visitors may also like to make use of Liverpool’s Shopmobility service, on the third floor of the Liverpool ONE shopping centre. Equipment must be booked in advance and there is a charge. More information for drivers.
Entry is free for everyone, but timed tickets are currently required for all visitors, including Members, Patrons, Supporters and Corporate Partners.
Entry to the Don McCullin exhibition is paid and requires a timed ticket:
- Visitors with a disability pay a concessionary rate, and entrance for companions is free
- Members and Patrons have free entry to exhibitions but must book a timed ticket before visiting
- Visitors aged 16–25 can join Tate Collective to access £5 exhibition tickets
- Up to four children aged 12 and under go free per parent or guardian
- £5 family child tickets are available for children aged 12–18 years
Tate Liverpool is currently operating one-way routes to ensure the safety of all visitors, colleagues and volunteers.
Both the exhibition and collection routes have step-free access. There may be a need to queue at various points in the building to ensure social distance can be maintained. If you are unable to queue, please speak to a member of the team.
Bag size policy
Our lockers are currently closed, please avoid bringing bulky coats or bags to the gallery.
For reasons of safety and security the following are not permitted:
- bags larger than cabin bag size (55cm x 40cm x 20cm)
- sports or recreational equipment (musical instruments)
- large wheelie bags or boxes
- foldable bicycles, large skateboards and child or adult scooters
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