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Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden

Open Now: 10:00 am - 4:15 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:15 pm
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As if she had just popped out

Henry Moore moved his studio and home to Hertfordshire in 1940; Barbara Hepworth bought her studio... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ian C
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London, United Kingdom
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Marvellous museum and garden inn The centre of St Ives

After visiting The Tate we took a short walk to this museum and garden which was included in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OxfordTim
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden contains the largest group of Hepworth's works, permanently on display where she lived and worked from 1949 until 1975.
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Barnoon Hill, St Ives TR26 1AD, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 January 2016

The Barbara Hepworth Museum was not that easy to find, it is tucked away in a back street. However, it was a privilege to visit the house where she lived, which was also her workplace. We had a very interesting guided tour and were able...More

59  Thank Sandygranny
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Yes and before you ask I do understand modernism (I drive a Fiat Doblo for heavens sake) Well due to the overpriced tate being closed without telling anyone we decided to get ripped off here instead. £6? really? for this? come off it. Ok I...More

3  Thank Ricky B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Henry Moore moved his studio and home to Hertfordshire in 1940; Barbara Hepworth bought her studio in St Ives in 1949 and worked there until her death in 1975. Today, the Tate Gallery cares for it and it is left as if she had just...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting The Tate we took a short walk to this museum and garden which was included in the ticket price. Several sculptures are housed inside the small house where Barbara lived and worked. There is also a small exhibition in the house detailing her...More

Thank OxfordTim
TateStIves, Guest Relations Manager at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave your comments and it's great to hear you had such an enjoyable visit. The Tate Gallery (which also manages the Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden) has a designated parking bay for visitors with mobility issues.The space...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t have long, but I’d bought myself a combined ticket from the Tate and the kids get in free, so I didn’t want to miss out. It’s smaller than I’d realised, so perfect for a short visit. If we’d had more time, we’d have...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The house and garden that formally Belonged to Barbara Hepworth is only a short but very steep walk from the Tate St Ives. The beautiful space in which to Slade you worked must’ve inspired a lot of her work. The garden is full of llarge...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having never heard of Barbara Hepworth before we went to St Ives (you won’t be the same when you leave) we spent an enjoyable afternoon in the museum and garden. One of the best smaller museums we have visited.

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love modern art and the work of Barbara Hepworth then you just have to visit the museum, which was actually her studio. I’ve been several times over the years and will visit it again many more times.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Knew little about Ms Hepworth and now I know a bit more. Visited as part of a combined ticket with The Tate. The house, once her home and studio are lovely and there are many of her pieces to be viewed close up. Outside I...More

Thank joereddy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very small scale museum - the entrance hall has photos and documents about BH, and the garden has a goodly number of her works and is a lovely peaceful spot. I'd be surprised if you spent more than 45 minutes there. Still,...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent if you are an art person or just have an interest in Barbara Hepworth. Worth the visit. Loved the house which is now a museum; the garden is lovely. Smaller than I expected, but plenty to see. Take your time and enjoy the beauty.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A delightful museum that entertains for all ages and provides food for the soul. Our third visit and we will definitely be returning.

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_belindapalmer
28 August 2018|
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Response from TateStIves | Property representative |
Hello We certainly are. The only changes to our opening times - 1st November - 28th February we're closed on Monday and open 10.00-16.20 (last entry 16.00).
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15 September 2017|
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Response from TateStIves | Property representative |
Hello The Museum and Garden is open each day from 10.00 - 17.20 until 30th October.
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zoewillson
18 August 2017|
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Hello Unfortunately, due to the nature of the garden and museum, we only allow registered service animals to accompany visitors.
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