Tate Modern


"Tate is an institution that houses, in a network of four art galleries, the United Kingdom's national collection of British art, and international modern and contemporary art. It is not a government institution, but its main sponsor is the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport."
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Access Card Notes

Access Cards with '+1' symbol accepted as proof for a free essential companion ticket.

Contact details

Tate Modern Bankside, London, London, SE1 9TG
Phone: (0)20 7887 8888

Standing and Queueing

Visitors may need to queue at various points in the building to ensure social distance can be maintained. If you are unable to queue, please speak to a member of the team.

There are seats and benches throughout the gallery. Folding seats are available – just ask a member of staff or pick up a stool from the racks located on the concourses on levels 2, 3 and 4. Please clean the stool before and after use using the cleaning station provided.

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair access
Two RADAR Key operated lifts link the South Entrance on Level 1 and the Ticket desks in the Turbine Hall. RADAR keys are available from staff at the South Entrance on Level 1 and ticket desks on Level 0. If you have booked a mobility scooter or wheelchair, these can also be collected from the South Entrance. To borrow a mobility scooter please book at least 24 hours in advance of visiting. Reservation is free but you must have driven a mobility scooter before.

All one-way routes have step-free access and entry is via the Turbine Hall ramp and exit via Level 1.

Short Distances

Short distance
There are twelve parking spaces for disabled visitors, accessed via Park Street. Please book these spaces at least 24 hours in advance.

Access To Toilets

Access To Toilets
Fully accessible toilets are located on every floor on the concourses.

A Changing Places toilet is available on Level 0 Natalie Bell Building. You can access the toilet using a RADAR key. RADAR keys are available from the ticket desks on Level 0, and from staff at the South Entrance on Level 1. For more information, please visit our website.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance Dogs
We welcome guide dogs, hearing dogs and assistance dogs in the gallery. Drinking bowls are available at the Turbine Hall entrance – just ask a member of staff.

Accessing Visual Information

Accessing Visual Information
Large print guides are available for all exhibitions. You can access printed versions in the gallery. You can access PDF versions on our website. For more information, please visit our website. Magnifiers and coloured overlays are from all exhibition entrances. An enhanced cleaning regime is in place. Please ask a member of the team for more information.

Accessing Audible Information

Accessing Audible Information
The ticket desk are fitted with a hearing loop.

Other Notes

Other Notes
Loud noises, flashing lights, smoke effects and strobe lighting feature in some artworks. For more information before your visit, please contact us.

To help plan your visit to Tate Modern, have a look at our visual story. This provides a step-by-step visual guide of what you can expect from a visit to the gallery.

When you get to the gallery, ear defenders can be borrowed from the Ticket desks. An enhanced cleaning regime is in place.

A quiet room is available to use in the Natalie Bell Building on Level 4. Ask a member of staff for more information.

For more information, please visit our website.
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