Tate Britain is the national gallery of British art. The Collection comprises the national collection of British art from the year 1500 to the present day, and international modern art. Highlights include portraits of Queen Elizabeth I, the works of William Hogarth, eighteenth-century portraitists Gainsborough and Reynolds, the animal painter George Stubbs, and the twentieth century work of Stanley Spencer, Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth and Francis Bacon, amongst many others.
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.
The Robot recommends seeing:
- Rain, Steam and Speed – the Great Western Railway
Put your detective hat on and go on a hunt for Tate Britain’s secret spaces, uncovering patterns and searching for answers through a trail of activities. Create your own mosaic, draw a work of art, design architectural features, make your very own exhibition and find the architect hidden somewhere in the gallery…
Free, no bookings taken
Available daily (from the Information Desks)
For 5 years and over
Visit and discover imaginative and weird and wonderful materials. You can build a sculpture, draw something that catches your eye or even create a pretty collage. Pose for a picture with your art work and then check out Tate’s website to see if your work has been published online.
Free, no bookings taken – every Weekend 11.00 – 17.00 (from the Rotunda)
For all ages
Pimlico (Victoria Line, 600 metres approx.), Vauxhall (Victoria line, 850 metres approx.), Westminster (Jubilee, District and Circle Lines).
Millbank, London SW1P 4RG (MAP)
Entry is free except for major exhibitions
Also, visit Tate Modern. Take the Tate Boat which runs every forty minutes along the Thames between Tate Modern, the London Eye and Tate Britain.
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