2 people are stood on a brightly coloured striped floor. They are looking at a series of artworks hung and framed on the wall.
Free Entry Tate Liverpool Collection route

All Free Displays Summer

Until 6 September 2021

© Rikard Österlund

Discover new work, make connections between artists, and explore optical art on this route through Tate Liverpool

You can visit all or some of the galleries on this route, as long as you follow the one-way system designed to keep all visitors safe. There will also be access to toilets, and our shop and café.

What you can see

This route starts on the ground floor where you can see a brand new audio-visual installation by Mikhail Karikis. 

The first floor galleries are closed until 14 November 2020 as we are installing brand new works from the Tate collection for visitors to enjoy. Ideas Depot will reopen on 14 November.

Head up to our second floor where you will find Constellations. Here you can enjoy works by Henri Matisse, Nicholas Hlobo and Lynda Benglis. Also on this floor you can visit Op Art in Focus. This much loved display explores optical art from the 1960s to today and features the well-known colourful floor installation, Zobop by Jim Lambie. 


Chris Ofili, 'No Woman, No Cry' 1998
Chris Ofili
No Woman, No Cry 1998
© Chris Ofili, courtesy Victoria Miro, London
Lynda Benglis, 'Quartered Meteor' 1969, cast 1975
Lynda Benglis
Quartered Meteor 1969, cast 1975
© Lynda Benglis
Joan Miró, 'Women and Bird in the Moonlight' 1949
Joan Miró
Women and Bird in the Moonlight 1949
© Succession Miro/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London 2020
Lorna Simpson, 'Five Day Forecast' 1991
Lorna Simpson
Five Day Forecast 1991
© Lorna Simpson, courtesy Salon 94, New York
Henri Matisse, 'Draped Nude' 1936
Henri Matisse
Draped Nude 1936
© Succession Henri Matisse/DACS 2020
Bridget Riley, 'Cantus Firmus' 1972–3
Bridget Riley
Cantus Firmus 1972–3
© Bridget Riley 2020. All rights reserved.

At Tate Liverpool

Tate Liverpool Exhibition

Ideas Depot

Until 30 Nov 2021

A dynamic display of artworks chosen for primary school children to be enjoyed by everyone

Tate Liverpool Exhibition

Op Art in Focus

Until 17 Jan 2021

A dazzling display from pioneering artists of the 1960s to today

Tate Liverpool Exhibition

Don McCullin

See more than 200 photographs of Liverpool, the north and international conflict, captured over the last 60 years


Enter via the main entrance

Tate Liverpool
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool
L3 4BB
Plan your visit


29 July 2020 – 6 September 2021

From 27 July

Currently booking until 13 November


FREE with ticket

  • Timed tickets must be booked online before visiting
  • All visitors, including Members, need to book a ticket

See Booking and Ticketing FAQs


  • Carefully managed visitor numbers
  • A one-way route
  • Increased cleaning regimes in toilets and high use areas
  • Protective screens on desks and counters
  • Hand sanitiser dispensers throughout the gallery
  • The cloakroom is closed so avoid bringing bulky coats or bags


  • Only visit with people from your household or support bubble (maximum group size six)
  • Please follow all the safety instructions onsite
  • Keep your distance and act on any guidance our staff give you
  • Wear a face covering, unless you are exempt
  • Pay by card or contactless
  • Use the hand sanitiser provided and wash your hands regularly
  • If you are not feeling well, help keep everyone safe by staying at home

For more information take a look through our frequently asked questions.

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