Free Tate Modern Collection route

All Tate Modern Collections

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Explore modern and contemporary art from around the world on this route through Tate Modern

See over a hundred years of art, from the birth of modernism in the early 1900s, to the most exciting work being made today. The route includes paintings, sculptures, installations and video works, made by artists from all over the world.

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, a shop and an opportunity to buy food and drink.

Please read our safety guidelines below before you visit.

Your visit begins in Tate’s iconic Turbine Hall. In the Natalie Bell Building you can see how artists have created new ideas and how they have responded to the mass media and social change. Along the way you will see work by artists including Henri Matisse, Dia al-Azzawi and the Guerrilla Girls. There are also room-sized installations by artists including Yinka Shonibare CBE, Cildo Meireles and Sarah Sze.

In the Blavatnik Building you can explore the underground Tanks which are dedicated to performances, installations and video works. You can see the Performer and Participant display which looks at artists who broke down the barriers between art and real life, including Paul Neagu and Ana Lupas.

You can also see ARTIST ROOMS: Ed Ruscha, a multiple room display of work by the influential American artist, known for his bold slogans. 

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Tate Modern's entrance is via the Turbine Hall on Holland Street. There are automatic sliding doors and a ramp down to the entrance.

Access to Tate Modern and throughout the collection route is step-free. There are lifts to every floor of the Blavatnik and Nathalie Bell buildings. Alternatively you can take the stairs.

  • Fully accessible toilets are located on every floor on the concourses.
  • A quiet room is available to use in the Natalie Bell Building on Level 4.
  • Ear defenders can be borrowed from the Ticket desks.

For more information before your visit:

Check all Tate Modern accessibility information

Visitor numbers are being carefully managed to ensure that your visit is as safe and comfortable as possible. There are increased cleaning regimes in high use areas and protective screens on desks and counters. We are only accepting card or contactless payments and have installed hand sanitiser dispensers throughout the gallery.

When you visit:

  • Keep your distance from others
  • Follow the one-way route
  • Act on any guidance our team may give you
  • Limit your party to six people or two households only

All visitors are required to wear face coverings in our galleries, apart from those who are exempt. Not all exemptions are visible so please be understanding of others.

Most importantly if you are feeling unwell, help keep everyone safe by staying at home.

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

Tate Modern

Entrance via the Turbine Hall

London SE1 9TG
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Free with ticket

  • Timed tickets must be booked online before visiting
  • You can also access this route with any exhibition ticket
  • All visitors, including Members, need to book a ticket

See Booking and Ticketing FAQs

Displays on this route

Artwork highlights