Free Tate Modern Collection route

All Tate Modern Collections

a close up of two people looking a a wall of framed artworks

© Rikard Osterlund

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. This includes paintings, sculptures, installations and video works, made by artists from all over the world.

Please read our visiting guidelines below before you visit.

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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. 

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.

To help plan your visit to Tate Modern, have a look at our visual story. It includes photographs and information of what you can expect from a visit to the gallery.

For more information before your visit:

Check all Tate Modern accessibility information

Visitor numbers are being carefully managed. There are increased cleaning regimes in high use areas, protective screens on desks and counters and hand sanitiser dispensers throughout the gallery. ​

​When you visit:​

  • Keep your distance from others​
  • Please wear a face covering unless you are exempt

​Most importantly, if you or anyone you live with has COVID-19 symptoms please stay at home. ​

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

Tate Modern

Entrance via the Turbine Hall

Bankside
London SE1 9TG
Plan your visit

Dates

Ongoing

Pricing

Free with ticket

Tickets are required – advance booking is recommended but tickets are often available on the door.

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Art on display

Artwork highlights