Tate Modern London: Semi-Private Guided Tour of Iconic Modern Art Museum
23 Ratings
Greater London
Discover the world-famous modern art and performances housed in the iconic Tate Modern in London. Join our 2-hour semi-private guided tour and fall in love with everything this refurbished power plant has to offer.
Duration: 2 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Tate Modern - An experienced guide will navigate you through the extensive collections and spaces of the museum, showcasing some of the most renowned artworks from the 19th and 20th centuries. Discover the iconic color-block compositions of Mondrian. Delve into the lives and masterpieces of Spanish artists Picasso and Dali, particularly during the tumultuous times of the Spanish Civil War. Gain insights into the Impressionists with Monet and the abstract-expressionists with Mark Rothko. Revisit the 1960s with Andy Warhol’s pop art, featuring the likenesses of Marilyn Monroe and other famous figures. Contemplate Duchamp’s provocative \
What's Included
  • Semi-Private Museum Tour
  • 2-hour duration
  • Professional tour guide
  • ‘Semi-Private’ ensures a small group experience with no more than 8 guests
What's Not Included
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
  • Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Temporary exhibitions NOT included
Additional Information

Whether you’re a fan of contemporary art or simply a tourist, your London journey wouldn’t be fulfilled without stepping into the renowned Tate Modern. In this semi-private guided tour of the museum, designed for a maximum of 8 people and lasting 2 hours, you will discover the globally recognized modern artworks and performances displayed in this repurposed 19th-century power station. You don’t have to be an art connoisseur to appreciate the fascinating exhibits in Tate Modern - we’ll interpret it for you.

  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
  • Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 2 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Notes: 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, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. 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. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with ‘Skip the Line’ or ‘No Wait’ access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
Tate Modern
Meet at Tate Modern. between the two front doors on the river side, which is the base of the chimney.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
(23 Ratings)
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Feb 7, 2024
A fascinating insight that left me wanting more... - Matilda was a fantastic guide; knowledgeable, enthusiastic, funny, and clearly had a real passion for her subject. I had been to The Tate Modern several times before but being guided through the art with Matilda brought the place to life. I left with a totally different perspective on the subjects and was encouraged to think about art in a different way. Highly recommend the tour, highly recommend Matilda!
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Oct 21, 2023
Excellent! - We enjoyed the tour very much! Our guide, Ellie, was lovely. She told us a lot about periods and selected pieces of art of special significance. She included us in a very good way, asking questions, and was interested in our reactions to various artworks. We also had inspiring discussions. Very recommended
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Sep 28, 2023
Becky made abstract art come alive! - I love all types of art but my husband is not a fan of modern art. Becky changed everything! She made our 2 hour trip interesting & interactive. Conversations were thought provoking & helped us look at the abstract & modern art from different perspectives. Now if we go to an art museum we will always hire a guide to give us educated & different perspectives!!
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Aug 15, 2023
Best docent ever! - Becky was amazing! Having a tour with an art history buff was great. She made it very interactive for us and did a nice job of providing context for the art we were viewing without interpreting it for us. Would highly recommend!
Review provided by Viator
Jul 3, 2023
Becky was an amazing tour... - Becky was an amazing tour guide. We had limited knowledge and appreciation of modern art, and she really helped us see things in a new light. Totally absolutely recommend.
Review provided by Viator
May 29, 2023
Fun afternoon at the Tate Modern - We had a fantastic and enjoyable tour of the Tate Modern with Matilda. She was very knowledgeable of art in general, and in particular, the art objects in the Tate Modern. Matilda explained the art in the museum in easy to understand language and asked our impressions and interpretations. She was also very helpful in giving us assistance with getting back to our hotel.
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May 28, 2023
Don't debate. Just take this tour. - This was a most fabulous day at the Tate Modern. Our guide Sacha was excellent. He showed exceptional knowledge of art and conveyed it in the most pleasant way. We learned so much from all that he shared. No one can see everything in an art museum and understand its place in history by reading wall panels. You need a guide that can put the art and its meaning in context. Sacha did that. But he also made it interactive by asking our thoughts when we looked at the art. The Tate often changes exhibits and I was impressed that Sacha stopped in the Tate prior to meeting our tour. That way he was prepared to see and describe the most current exhibits. If you are debating a guided tour at any museum, don't. It's money so well spent.
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May 27, 2023
Wonderful 2 and a have hours. - Our guide was very knowledgeable , friendly and engaging. Her knowledge of art is impressive and passionate. We walked out of the Tate more knowledgeable and talked over dinner of our experience.
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Apr 29, 2023
Great tour of the Tate Modern - Becky was a superior guide! Friendly, engaging and knowledgeable. She made he galleries come alive. Wonderful experience!
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Apr 23, 2023
Great experience. - Matilda was great. So knowledgeable. Presented interesting views on the art works. She was humorous and fun. Totally enjoyable experience. Thankyou Matilda.
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up to 8 guests
1 Adult
April 2024