Tate Britain Tour

Archive Gallery tours

Tour guide showing the Tate Archives

Tour guide showing the Tate Archives © Tate 2015 (Oli Cowling)

Join us for a free 30-minute guided tour of our Archive Gallery spaces

Uncover amazing stories relating to the history of Tate Britain using Tate’s Library and Archive collections. Some tours include exploring archive material relating to John Banting, Nigel Henderson and Anne Estelle Rice. See the information desk for details.

I was persuaded to join a tour to learn about 'the archive' rooms … interesting, informative and introduced me to an area of the gallery that I didn’t know existed. I look forward also to try out the interactive screens
Tate visitor

Tate Archives holds over a million items relating to the history of British art, including papers created by Francis Bacon, Kenneth Clark, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Graham Sutherland and Walter Sickert.

The Archive Explorers are part of the innovative Archives & Access project generously supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

A hearing loop is available for this tour.

Tate Britain

Meet at top of the Manton Staircase Millbank
London SW1P 4RG
Plan your visit


Every Saturday–Sunday at 13.00–13.30 and 14.30–15.00

1 January 2018 – 31 December 2019

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