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Museums to Visit: Tate, 4 Galleries in England

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Tate is a museum in London that is considered one of the most visited in the world. These museums have an impressive collection of British art from 1900 to 2014 and some international collections.

The actual director of the Tate Modern is Chris Dercon and is located in BanksideLondon. If you ever decide to visit London, check these impressive museums with several galleries to visit.

Sir Henry Tate is who inspired the creation of the first of four galleries that compose this museum. That’s right, four galleries to visit with so much history on it that you are not going to leave quick.

The four galleries are:

Tate Britain

Previously known as the National Gallery of British Art, was established in 1987. In 1932, the gallery changed its name to “Tate Gallery” and in 2000 was finally names “Tate Britain”. This one is located in MillbankLondon.

Tate Liverpool

It is the second established in 1988. This one is located in Albert DockLiverpoolEngland and the director Is Francesco Maraconda.

Tate St Ives

It is located in a small Cornish town on the southwest coast. This one was established in 1993 and the illumination characteristics make this museum a must visit place.

Tate Modern

It is the more recent. This one was established in 2000 and is a modern art gallery located in BanksideLondon.

Luis Velázquez Tate Modern

Tate Modern

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