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  1. United Kingdom
  2. South East England
  3. London

Tate Modern Guided Museum Tour

Product ID: 135938
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Modern art lover or not, no traveler’s trip to London is complete without a visit to the iconic Tate Modern. Here you’ll learn all about the world-famous modern art and performances housed in this refurbished 19th-century power plant.
About this activity
Duration 2 - 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the history of famous artists
  • Learn about the movements who influenced modern art
  • See some of the world's most famous pieces of art
Full description
Experience the best artwork of the 19th and 20th centuries as you walk with your guide through the Tate Modern’s many galleries. Discuss Mondrian’s groundbreaking lines and squares that baffled other artists with their simplicity and exactitude. Revisit old favorites like the Spanish-born Picasso and Dali, who created several masterpieces during the Spanish Civil War.

Be introduced to the Impressionists through Claude Monet and fast-forward to the abstract-expressionists like Mark Rothko. Spot celebrities like Marilyn Monroe while learning about Andy Warhol’s innovative pop art. Scratch your head while standing around Duchamp’s Fountain and debate the merits of art. Be prepared to question everything you thought you knew about art while discovering the marvels of the Tate Modern.
Includes
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Private and semi-private options
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Temporary exhibits

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please bring valid photo ID
• A small amount of walking is involved.
• This tour is offered as either a private tour or a semi-private tour (8 guests maximum).
• For semi-private tours, a minimum of 2 guests is required for it to run (an alternative date or full refund will be offered if minimum numbers are not met).
• Tate modern and other attractions or museums in London may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, an appropriate alternative will be provided if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1 hour from the tour starting time. In these cases, a refund is not able to be offered. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security.
• Wheelchair-friendly tours are available upon request only
Organized by

Babylon Tours London

Product ID: 135938