Barbara Hepworth Museum

Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden

We reopen on 27 July, timed tickets are required

Barnoon Hill, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1AD

Admission information

Entry details


Entry to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden is £7.70 or £6.60 for concessions, and £7 or £6 without a donation. 

Concessions apply to 60s and over, students over 18, visitors with disabilities and job seekers.

Combined tickets for Tate St Ives and Barbara Hepworth Museum Sculpture Garden are £14.50 or £13.50 for concessions, and £13 or £12 without donation. 
  • You will have a one day to visit each site over a seven day period 
  • Tickets must be booked in advance.
  • You may be required to wait for entry at either site if capacity is full when you arrive.

Entry is free for Tate Members, and visitors under 18.

Help Tate by including the voluntary donation to enable Gift Aid.

Getting here

Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden
Barnoon Hill
St Ives
TR26 1AD

By foot

The gallery and museum are within walking distance of St Ives town centre and Porthmeor beach.

By train

A frequent rail service operates between London Paddington and St Ives via Reading, Exeter, Plymouth, Bodmin, Truro, St Erth and Penzance. A local train service operates from St Erth to St Ives. For train times and booking see:

By coach

There are daily National Express coach services from Victoria Coach Station, London. These services travel via Heathrow, Plymouth, Liskeard, St Austell, Truro, Redruth, Camborne, St Ives and Penzance – stopping at most small towns en route.

By Bus

There are regular local bus services to and from St Ives.

By car

St Ives is a 15–20 minute drive from the A30. On reaching the town, follow the brown signs to Tate St Ives. Please be aware that parking in St Ives is limited.

By shuttle bus

A shuttle bus service runs throughout the year between the Trenwith Coach and Car Park and the town centre, which is a five minute walk from Tate St Ives. For details call St Ives Tourist Information on +44 (0)1736 796297.

By park and ride

A train park and ride service operates from St Erth and Lelant Saltings stations between the end of May and the end of September. Visitors using the service receive £1 off Tate St Ives admission.

By air

The nearest airport is in Newquay, the regional commercial airport for Cornwall.



There are steps and uneven surfaces that make access difficult. For this reason wheelchair access is by prior appointment only.

To book call +44 (0)173 679 6226 or +44 (0)173 679 1102

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Wheelchair provision

To book a wheelchair for your visit call +44 (0)173 679 6226 or +44 (0)173 679 1102

Bookings should be made at least 24 hours before visiting.

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Guide and hearing dogs

Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome.

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