Free entry Tate Liverpool Collection route

All Free Displays Winter

© Tate Liverpool (Roger Sinek)

Take a look at our two new displays, make connections between artists, and explore optical art on this route through Tate Liverpool

You can visit all or some of the galleries on this route, as long as you follow the one-way system designed to keep all visitors safe. There will also be access to toilets, and our shop and café.

What you can see

You have until 22 November to see Ferocious Love by Mikhail Karikis, an audio-visual installation inspired by environmental activism.

From 14 November you can see two new displays of the Tate collection. Democracies and Whose Tradition? bring more than 60 new artworks to our gallery. Ideas Depot, displaying works selected by Primary teachers in Liverpool will reopen on 14 November.

Head up to our second floor where you will find Constellations. Here you can enjoy works by Henri Matisse, Nicholas Hlobo and Lynda Benglis. Also on this floor you can visit Op Art in Focus. This much-loved display explores optical art from the 1960s to today and features the well-known colourful floor installation, Zobop by Jim Lambie. 


Nicholas Hlobo, ‘Ikhonkco’ 2010
Nicholas Hlobo
Ikhonkco 2010
© Nicholas Hlobo, courtesy Stevenson Gallery, Cape Town
Bridget Riley, ‘Untitled [Fragment 2/10]’ 1965
Bridget Riley
Untitled [Fragment 2/10] 1965
© Bridget Riley 2020. All rights reserved.
Xiao Lu Dialogue 1989

Xiao Lu Dialogue 1989, remade 2015

Adam Broomberg, Oliver Chanarin, ‘Political 1 sheet 19’ 2010
Adam Broomberg, Oliver Chanarin
Political 1 sheet 19 2010
© Adam Broomberg & Oliver Chanarin
Pacita Abad, ‘European Mask’ 1990
Pacita Abad
European Mask 1990
© Courtesy of John P. Garrity
Wifredo Lam, ‘Ibaye’ 1950
Wifredo Lam
Ibaye 1950
© Tate

Tate Liverpool

Enter via the main entrance

Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
Liverpool L3 4BB
Plan your visit


14 November 2020 – 17 January 2021

Currently booking from 14 November until 31 December 2020


Free with ticket

  • Timed tickets must be booked online before visiting
  • All visitors, including Members, need to book a ticket

See Booking and Ticketing FAQs


  • Carefully managed visitor numbers
  • A one-way route 
  • Increased cleaning regimes in toilets and high use areas
  • Protective screens on desks and counters
  • Hand sanitiser dispensers throughout the gallery
  • The cloakroom is closed so avoid bringing bulky coats or bags


  • Only visit with people from your household or support bubble (maximum group size six)
  • Please follow all the safety instructions onsite

  • Keep your distance and act on any guidance our staff give you

  • Wear a face covering, unless you are exempt

  • Pay by card or contactless

  • Use the hand sanitiser provided and wash your hands regularly

  • If you are not feeling well, help keep everyone safe by staying at home

For more information take a look through our frequently asked questions.

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At Tate Liverpool

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    Ideas Depot

    Until 30 Nov 2021

    A dynamic display of artworks chosen for primary school children to be enjoyed by everyone

    Free entry
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    Op Art in Focus

    Until 17 Jan 2021

    A dazzling display from pioneering artists of the 1960s to today

    Free entry
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    Don McCullin

    Until 9 May 2021

    See more than 200 photographs of Liverpool, the north and international conflict, captured over the last 60 years

    Now booking