London's Museums: the Tate Modern

London's Museums: the Tate Modern

It's probably the most famous museum in the world.

It's possibly the most interesting museum in London.

Inside Tate Modern

The numbers: 172 artists, 620 artworks, 6 floors.

The artists: Picasso, Dali, Matisse, Turner, Bacon, de Chirico, Monet, Miró, de Saint Phalle, Vézelay, Rothko. To name a few.

The art: impressionism meets video art, arte povera neighbours pop art, while surrealish shakes hands with cubism.

The visitor: you will be impressed, that's for sure, although some of the artworks may initiate thoughs like "OK, this may cost a fortune, but I'm not sure I would put it in my living room".

Tate Modern Facts

Admission is free, except for special exhibitions.

Tate Modern is open until 22:00 on Friday & Saturday (perfect for a date-night).

Have a cup of tea, grab a lunch or plan a romantic dinner at Tate Modern restaurant (it has great views over the river & St Paul's).

With three gift shops it's a bit hard to resist shopping. Favourite buys: the Tate Modern prints and kids' artsy gadgets & books.

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