Barbara Hepworth Museum

Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden

Discover the work and outlook of Barbara Hepworth

Opening times

Monday to Sunday 10.00-17.20

Open today 10.00–17.20

Barnoon Hill, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 1AD

Admission information

Entry details

Due to reduced capacity we are currently only offering admission to Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden combined with Tate St Ives entry.

Combined tickets are £14.50 or £13.50 for concessions, and £13 or £12 without donation. Admission from 14.30 onwards is only available to book in person

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

  • Combined tickets are valid for one day only
  • Tickets are limited and must be booked in advance
  • The timeslot you book is for Barbara Hepworth Museum with entry to Tate St Ives later the same day
  • 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. All visitors need a timed ticket.

Opening times

Monday to Sunday 10.00–17.20

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 Bus

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

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 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

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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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