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Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden

Barnoon Hill, St Ives TR26 1AD, England
+44 1736 796226
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Brilliant, pea full!

In the middle of busy St. Ives an oasis of tranquility! You can loose yourself among the... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2015
Liza J
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Bideford, United Kingdom
A peaceful haven in the middle of a bustling town

This was a good way to spend an hour. Some works in the house/museum and the rest laid out in the... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2015
Jacki R
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

In the middle of busy St. Ives an oasis of tranquility! You can loose yourself among the magnificent sculptures of BarbRa Hepworth.

Thank Liza J
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This was a good way to spend an hour. Some works in the house/museum and the rest laid out in the lovely, wild garden

Thank Jacki R
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We had put this on our to do list following a weekend break earlier in the year. The Tate modern was closed but recommended a visit also. The museum is quite small and has a basic biography of the artist but for non arty people...More

Thank Furryflaps
TateStIves, Visitor Experience Manager at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback following your recent visit and I'm sorry you found the museum lacking in background text. We do have a guided tour at 13.00 each day which is covered in the day ticket entry price. The tours receive positive reviews and...More

Reviewed 13 October 2015

Stunning! I had read and heard much on Barbara Hepworth and seen a lot of her sculptures but to see them in this wonderful location was magical. The staff on hand were exceptionally willing to share their knowledge and although the gallery was busy (University...More

Thank LynneMay
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Dripping with atmosphere, this is one of our favourite "galleries". A real oasis of calm in the middle of bustling St Ives.

Thank modrob1
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Not being a really a big modern sculpture fan I wasnt expecting to enjoy the garden but I was pleasantly surprised.The abandoned workshop with tools lying about and the little shed complete with a single bed were very haunting.The exhibition telling the story of her...More

Thank thomas_hopper
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Admittedly we were very lucky with the weather - when the garden looked at its best, atmospheric with light and shade interspersed with the incredible sculptures.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 29 September 2015

A really interesting experience. Just walking around the lovely enclosed garden gave you a real sense of what drove Barbara Hepworth. After strolling around on our own for a while, we joined the guided tour, which was totally absorbing! What the wonderful lady guide didn't...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 27 September 2015

A very interesting museum at the former home of one of our foremost artists. A wonderful exhibition of her work both inside the property and in the garden and well worth a visit for an eminently affordable price of around £6.00 My only criticism would...More

Thank Ian J
TateStIves, Visitor Experience Manager at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback following your visit to the museum. I'm sorry to hear the member of staff on reception came across as unhelpful and assure you I will investigate the matter further. Customer care is important to us and we have a strong...More

Reviewed 26 September 2015

Fascinating museum in Barbara Hepworths house with a garden full of her amazing sculptures, I was particularly interested to see her workshop with several works in progress.

Thank Jane A
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EastSussexBeebee
Price of entry
16 February 2017|
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Response from TateStIves | Property representative |
Adult entry - £6.00 Concessions - £5.00 18's and under are free. Many thanks for your question.
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Southportsands
Is the garden open in November?
18 July 2016|
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Response from TateStIves | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. The Museum and Garden are open 7 days a week from 10.00-16.20 this November. Our normal winter opening hours are 1st November - 28th February - Tuesday to Sunday 10.00-16.20 but as the Tate is... More
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Fffffion
Can you take a dog with you into the garden?
16 June 2015|
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Response from TateStIves | Property representative |
Hello Unfortunately, due to the nature of the garden and museum, we only allow registered service animals to accompany visitors.
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