Visiting Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives Access & Facilities

Visiting Information in BSL.

Parking and Wheelchair Provision

Pay and display parking spaces are available near the gallery. Three wheelchairs are available.

When visiting the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, please call the gallery on 01736 796226 or 01736 791102 to ensure that there is a wheelchair available for you.

Entrances to the Gallery

There is ramp and lift access suitable for wheelchair users to all floors at Tate St Ives. There is a specially adapted toilet for disabled visitors.

Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden

Steps and uneven surfaces at the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden make wheelchair access difficult. For this reason wheelchair access is by prior appointment only, please call 01736 796226 or 01736 791102.

Guide Dogs

Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden welcome guide dogs and hearing dogs.

Other facilities include café, shop, baby changing facilities, and parent and baby room.

Concessionary Tickets and Carers' Entry

Tate offers to all visitors with a disability a concessionary rate to enter the exhibitions at all four galleries. Carers' entrance is free. Concessionary rates vary and are listed on the individual exhibitions' ticketing pages.


Stools are available in the galleries. Please ask a member of staff or at the information desks.

Toilets and Cloakrooms

Accessible toilets are located to the right of the Exhibition Study Point on level 3.


The Café is waitress-service, and Café staff are very happy to help if you need assistance. Café areas are accessible for wheelchair users.

Baby Care Room

The Parent and Baby Room is situated between galleries 3 and 4 and can accommodate a pushchair or wheelchair.

Programmes and Services for Visitors with Disabilities

All programmes are free and do not require booking, unless stated otherwise.

Hearing Loops

A permanent hearing loop is situated at the front desk and a portable eharing loops is available for most gallery tours.