Visiting Tate Modern

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Tate Modern AddressAddress

Tate Modern

London SE1 9TG
E-mail: visiting.modern@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 – Friday 9.45–17.00)

Recorded information

020 7887 8008 (international +44 20 7887 8008)


020 7887 8687

Open TimesOpen Hours

Sunday – Thursday, 10.00–18.00
Friday and Saturday, 10.00–22.00
Last admission into exhibitions 17.15 (Friday and Saturday 21.15)

Closed 24, 25 and 26 December (open as normal on 1 January).

See individual visiting information pages for opening times for current exhibitions.


Admission to the gallery is free.

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

Tate Members

Become a Tate Member and see exhibitions for free.

Getting HereGetting Here

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Tate Modern is located on the south bank of the River Thames at Bankside, near Blackfriars Bridge, opposite St Paul's Cathedral and next to the Globe Theatre.

By boat

Tate boat runs every forty minutes along the Thames between Tate Britain, the London Eye and Tate Modern.
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A ferry service from Embankment or Festival Pier to Bankside.

By Underground

Southwark (Jubilee Line) and Blackfriars (District and Circle Lines) are the closest underground stations both of which are approximately ten minutes walk away.

By bus

A number of buses service the area, including:

RV1 / Runs between the Tower of London, Tate Modern and Covent Garden.

45 / Streatham Hill to King's Cross via Holborn Circus stopping on Blackfriars Bridge Road.

63 / Crystal Palace to King's Cross via Farringdon Road stopping on Blackfriars Bridge Road.

100 / Elephant and castle to Shadwell stopping on Blackfriars Bridge Road.

381 / Peckham to Waterloo stopping on Southwark Street.

344 / Clapham Junction to Liverpool Street Station stopping on Southwark Bridge Road.

By train

Thameslink links between Bedford and Brighton stop at Blackfriars and London Bridge stations. London Bridge also carries a service to South East London and Kent.

Journey Planner

For the quickest route to Tate Modern, 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 or Dial-a-Ride

If arriving by taxi or Dial-a-Ride please ask the driver to take you to the West Entrance on Holland Street.

By car

Public transport is the easiest way of reaching the gallery as parking at Tate Modern is severely restricted in the surrounding streets.

By coach

Coach drop off points are situated on Southwark Street, a short walk from the Main Entrance.

By bike

There is a bicycle shelter at the Main Entrance.

By foot

The Millennium Bridge now provides a new pedestrian route across to and from St Paul's Cathedral and the city and St Paul's London Underground station including Central line services. Approximate walking time from St Paul's Cathedral is about 10 minutes. For more information, visit www.arup.com/MillenniumBridge.