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Tate Liverpool presents displays of work from the Tate collection alongside special exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. The special exhibition programme, presented on the Gallery's fourth floor, brings together works from national and international collections, both public and private.

Since the gallery opened in 1988, Tate Liverpool has presented over 150 different exhibitions and collection displays of work by hundreds of different artists, some seen for the first time in the UK at Tate Liverpool. Major exhibitions in the past five years include Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era (2005), Jake and Dinos Chapman: Bad Art for Bad People (2006-7), Peter Blake: A Retrospective (2007) and The Real Thing: Contemporary Art from China (2007), Turner Prize (2007) and Gustav Klimt: Painting, Design and Modern Life in Vienna 1900 (2008). Tate Liverpool continues to play an active role in the Liverpool Biennial.


Tate Liverpool has an established reputation for working with, and touring exhibitions to international institutions as far afield as France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, United States, Canada, Ireland, Korea, Austria, Italy and Japan, as well as other institutions within the UK.

Tate Liverpool Cafe with views of the historic Albert Dock  is open during gallery hours for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea. Enjoy our delicious, homemade hot and cold meals or simply drop in for a coffee with friends.

Getting here:
To get to Tate Liverpool, follow the brown signs to the Albert Dock. The following car parks are near Tate Liverpool:
A multi-storey car park at Kings Dock
Q-Park Strand Street, with 2000 underground spaces

The nearest train station to Tate Liverpool is James Street Station (720 metres approx.).
Mainline rail tickets to Liverpool Lime Street Station are valid for travel to James Street Station.
Liverpool ONE Bus Station on Canning Street is directly opposite the Albert Dock, approximately 365 metres from Tate Liverpool. Route C4 also stops at the Albert Dock.

Contact Details:

Albert Dock

L3 4BB
Telephone: 0151 702 7400