Visiting Tate Britain

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Tate Britain

London SW1P 4RG
Email: visiting.britain@tate.org.uk


020 7887 8888 - Menu number 4 (international +44 20 7887 8888)
(Monday – Friday 9.00–17.50)

Ticket office and Membership services

020 7887 8888 – Menu number 1 (daily 9.45–18.00)

Education Group Bookings

020 7887 8888 – Menu number 1 (Monday to Friday 9.45–17.00)

Recorded information

020 7887 8008 (international +44 20 7887 8008)

Minicom Minicom

020 7887 8687

clockOpening Hours

Daily, 10.00–17.50
Exhibitions open 10.00–17.40 (last admission 17.00)

Please note: We are closed 24, 25, 26 December (open as normal on 1 January)

Late at Tate Britain

On the first Friday of each month, the gallery is open 18.00–22.00
(last entry to exhibitions 21.00, exhibitions close 21.40)
Collection Display rooms are open until 21.40


Admission to Tate Britain is free.

See individual visiting information pages for ticket prices for special exhibitions.

Tate Members

Become a Tate Member and see exhibitions for free.

arrowGetting Here

Map of Tate Britain location enlarge

Tate Britain is located on the north bank of the River Thames at Millbank, south west of the city centre and not far from the Houses of Parliament.

By boat

Tate Boat runs every forty minutes along the Thames between Tate Modern, the London Eye and Tate Britain.
Find out more about the Tate Boat and book tickets

By Underground

Pimlico (Victoria Line, 600 metres approx.), Vauxhall (Victoria line, 850 metres approx.), Westminster (Jubilee, District and Circle Lines).

By bus

A number of buses service the area, including the 2, 3, C10, 36, 87 (formerly 77A), 88, 159, 185, 436 and 507.

By train

Vauxhall (850 metres approx.) and Victoria.

Journey Planner

Transport for London Journey Planner For the quickest route to Tate Britain, go to Transport for London's Journey planner whether you're walking, cycling or using public transport. You can also access Journey planner on a WAP-enabled mobile by texting 'TfL' to 60835. Text is charged at standard rate.

By taxi

A taxi drop off/pick up point is situated on Millbank, just outside the Millbank entrance.

By car

There is a limited amount of pay and display parking in the streets surrounding Tate Britain (free at the weekends and after 18.30). Free parking at other times is only available to SEN groups booked into sessions.


Drop-off point on Millbank

By bike

There are bike racks outside the gallery to the left of the Manton entrance (at the end of Atterbury Street on the corner with John Islip Street) and also on Millbank near the entrance to the Clore gallery.


There is level access at the Clore Gallery entrance for school groups using educational facilities with a lift to the galleries. There is also level access via the Manton Entrance on Atterbury Street, with a lift to the galleries (please do not use the Manton if you require an education booked service or educational facilities). To reserve a parking space or wheelchair please telephone 020 7887 3959.

Getting between Tate Britain and Tate Modern

Map: getting between Tate Britain and Tate Modern