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  • Address: Bankside, London SE1 9TG, England
  • Hours: Open every day except December 24-26.
  • Admission: Entry is free except for major exhibitions.

The Tate Modern is one of London's best and most-loved art galleries. Located in an old power station on the south bank of the Thames, the huge turbine hall makes an imposing entrance and wonderful art space for innovative and playful artworks - kids especially love it. The other gallery spaces show a range of the world's most significant modern art in changing exhibitions around various themes.

Tate Modern has an excellent shop and its cafe, overlooking the Thames River and St Paul's Cathedral, is a great place to rest your feet and mind with one of the best views in London. The Tate Modern is one of four museums: Tate Britain (just down the river), Tate St Ives (Cornwall) and Tate Liverpool. Tate Modern and Tate Britain are connected by riverboat so it's easy to move from the modern art at the Tate Modern to the British art of the Tate Britain.

Practical Info

Located on the banks of the river Thames, opposite St Paul's, with the pedestrian Millennium Bridge leading to it and its high brown brick chimney, it's easy to find the Tate Modern. Wander along South Bank from Waterloo station or the closest tube station at Southwark. Blackfriars Station is just across the river, and London Bridge Station is also close.

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Private Tour: Tate Britain and Tate Modern, London, null
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Private Tour: Tate Britain and Tate Modern

4 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

Tate Britain, where your tour starts, contains the main collection of British Art from the 16c. to the present day. It is a splendid 19c. home for the British ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $92.24
London Full Day Tour, London, Private Sightseeing Tours
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London Full Day Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 9 Reviews

This tour will take you to the most iconic landmarks in London: Buckingham Palace, Changing of the Guard, Big Ben, St Paul's Cathedral the Tower of London and ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)

From USD $353.43
Private Tour of Harry Potter Locations in London, London, Walking Tours
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Private Tour of Harry Potter Locations in London

3 star rating: Worth doing 1 Review

Find out more facts about Harry Potter and see many secret locations used during the filming in London. You can see Ministry of Magic and the road where it was ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $192.78
Private Personalized Tour: London in a Day with a Local Insider Guide, London, Walking Tours
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Private Personalized Tour: London in a Day with a Local Insider Guide

Imagine getting to know a city through the eyes of a friend who lives there. A friend who knows what you love, and who knows where to go and what to do so ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Flexible

From USD $179.93
London Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour, London, Private Sightseeing Tours
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London Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Discover the joy of sightseeing with the London Pass, and enjoy free entry to 60 of its world-class sites like Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London. Save ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Flexible

From USD $71.97
The Original London Sightseeing Tour: Hop-on Hop-off, London, Sightseeing & City Passes
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The Original London Sightseeing Tour: Hop-on Hop-off

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2514 Reviews

Discover top London attractions at your leisure on this flexible open dated hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour of London. With three family-friendly routes and ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $33.42
Thames River Sightseeing Cruise and London Eye, London, Hop-on Hop-off Tours
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Thames River Sightseeing Cruise and London Eye

4.5 star rating: Recommended 350 Reviews

Roll up, roll up. Get your combined tickets to two of London's top attractions: a trip on the London Eye and a Thames River sightseeing cruise. You'll save ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 Day Pass

From USD $53.98
London Harry Potter Walking Tour, London, Day Cruises
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London Harry Potter Walking Tour

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Immerse yourself in the magical world of Harry Potter on this 2.5-hour walking tour around the muggle capital of London. Follow in the footsteps of one of the ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $25.70
London Eye River Cruise with Optional Standard London Eye Ticket, London, Walking Tours
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London Eye River Cruise with Optional Standard London Eye Ticket

4.5 star rating: Recommended 233 Reviews

Take an Coca-Cola London Eye River Cruise and see London from a different perspective. Highlights of the 40-minute circular cruise include Big Ben and the ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $16.90
Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition and Tour with Thames River Cruise, London, Day Cruises
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Shakespeare's Globe Exhibition and Tour with Thames River Cruise

4 star rating: Recommended 2 Reviews

Enjoy two of London’s great attractions with this flexible tour of the river Thames and entrance to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Exhibition and Tour. Hop-on and ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Flexible

From USD $43.05

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