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Tate St. Ives, St Ives

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Visit the famous British art institution at its seaside location. Tate St. Ives features temporary exhibits of modern art and offers daily gallery tours to help interpret the pieces on display. Through the museum, you can arrange a walking tour to see how St. Ives influenced the work of renowned 20th-century British abstract artist Ben Nicholson. Make sure you also check out the adjacent Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden. Here you'll see the bronze, stone, and wood sculptures in the museum and garden that Hepworth willed to the Tate. Finish your visit in the cafe, where you can enjoy refreshments and views over the Celtic Sea. Make your St Ives itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • I was here on a rainy Sunday with my GirlFriend. The facade of the building is beautiful and the clean white lines inside simply drag you in. We just walked round in awe of the talent on display...  more »
  • Very surprised to see this so low on St Ives things to do on this site: it’s wonderful! The building itself is delightful and the Gabo exhibition an unexpectedly thrilling collection. Spent a very...  more »
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  • One of my favourite buildings in the world. Clever architecture brings Porthmeor beach inside to supplement the wonderful art works. Cafe at the top has fabulous beach views (although food a bit limited). Love it.
  • Great art as long as you like modern works. Good semi permanent collection and a featured artist, often contemporary. Cafe often very busy. And one of the best views of Porthmeor Beach.
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