Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives

Inspiring art and breath-taking scenery meet at Tate St Ives: perched above Porthmeor Beach with views across the Atlantic Ocean, the gallery showcases some of the best-loved British artworks of the 20th century alongside an ever-changing programme of exhibitions. Discover how a small fishing town became an art capital of the world, and encounter iconic artworks by celebrated figures such as Barbara Hepworth, Ben Nicholson and Naum Gabo.

Why not combine your visit with the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden?

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  • Tate St Ives Locals' Pass

    Get unlimited entry to Tate St Ives with this pass for Cornwall residents. Visit website for more details.

  • Tate Collectives

    Aged 16 - 25? If you'd like to get more involved with Tate St Ives with other young people visit Tate Collective at collectives.tate.org.uk

  • Tate Members

    Become a Tate St Ives Member and enjoy a special relationship with the gallery. Benefits include unlimited free entry to Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum, plus invitations to exclusive events and previews. To join please visit the Members' Desk or call 01736 796226

  • Tate St Ives Cafe

    With spectauclar views over the old town of St Ives and the Atlantic Ocean there is no better place to stop and unwind. We aim to source all ingredients from Cornish suppliers where possible. The Tate cafe is free to visit. To host a private function please call 01736 796226

  • Tate Shop

    Artists and the local landscape are the focus of the shop at Tate St Ives, with its wide range of books and postcards. We also stock jewellery, our own collectable St Ives mugs and a broad range of children's picture books. Browse online at shop.tate.org.uk

Admission & prices

Summer opening hours
From March to October Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden are open daily from 10.00 - 17.20, last admission 17.00

Winter opening hours
From November – February Tate St Ives and the Barbara Hepworth Museum & Sculpture Garden are closed on Mondays and open Tuesday to Sunday from 10.00 - 16.20, last admission 16.00

Entry to Tate St Ives is £10.50/£9.40 (without donation £9.50/£8.50).

Concessions apply to 60s and over, students over 18, visitors with disabilities, job seekers.

Discounted tickets for pre-paid groups of 10 or more (all groups must be pre-booked).

Free entry for Local Pass holders, Tate Members and 18s and under.

Find us

See Other Information for directions to the museum and gallery.


  • Toilets On-Site
  • Wheelchair access
  • Cafe on-site
  • Childrens activities
  • Gift Shop

Baby changing facilities, cloakroom, ramped access, adapted toilet, lift to all floors and hearing loop system.

Parking in St Ives is limited. Visitors travelling to the gallery by public transport will recieve £1 off admission with a valid ticket.

On foot: The gallery and museum are within walking distance of St Ives town centre and Porthmeor beach.

By train: A local train service operates from St Erth to St Ives.

By coach: There are daily National Express coach services to St Ives.

By local bus: There are regular local bus services to and from St Ives.

By car: St Ives is a 15-20 minute drive from the A30. On reaching the town, follow the brown signs to Tate St Ives. Please be aware that parking in St Ives is limited.

Shuttle bus service: A shuttle bus service runs throughout the year between the Trenwith Coach and Car Park and the town centre, which is a five minute walk from Tate St Ives.

Park and ride service: A train park and ride service operates from St Erth and Lelant Saltings stations between the end of May and the end of Septem

St Ives
TR26 1TG

T: (0)1736 796 226
E: tressa.lapham-green@tate.org.uk

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