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Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden

Barnoon Hill, St Ives TR26 1AD, England
+44 1736 796226
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Truly incredible

We visited because we love her work, it’s so tactile and being able to walk around and touch the... read more

Reviewed today
Tallgingerguy
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Beautiful garden and beautiful sculptures

Due to the fact that we visited the Tate st ives art gallery we got free entrance to the Barbara... read more

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Tiri2017
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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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Reviewed today via mobile

We visited because we love her work, it’s so tactile and being able to walk around and touch the sculpture is amazing. We recognised one of the sculptures from Bilbao Park in San Diego and a member of staff told us that the garden was...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Due to the fact that we visited the Tate st ives art gallery we got free entrance to the Barbara Hepworth museum. It was well worth the visit! All the sculptures were creative and magnificent and the garden was beautiful and well kept. Would definitely...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved the BH sculpture gallery and the temporary light show, which was a real experience!! The café has amazing food. Worth a visit just for that!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very special place to be, you can feel Barbara everywhere.. the sculptures are gorgeous and the garden is an oasis of calm.. would definitely recommend a visit

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

Many thanks for your feedback and it's great to hear you enjoyed your visit. The garden is looking particularly spectacular this year. We've been counting the days to reopening and the team are delighted to be back at the museum.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

One of those rare museums that truly evokes the spirit of the person it celebrates. A beautiful tribute to Barabara Hepworth enhanced by the many sculptures that are arranged around the small garden overlooking the church, town and beaches.

Thank Swetrat
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A quiet garden in the centre of St. Ives. Excellent museum devoted to Barbara Hepworth. Visit at any time of year to soak up the atmosphere of an artists studio.

Thank SurreyDiana
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this place. Can't quite put it into words, but it was full of the ghosts of Hepworth. A tranquil, spiritual place.

Thank Newberryfruits
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit coincided with an animated and informative gallery tour (at 1200) which really brought the atmospheric site to life. Highly recommended.

Thank Jonathan N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing feeling in Barbara Hepworth's home in St Ives. Full of her art works and sculptures, showing her mathmatical genius at work. One is aware of her presence still and can appreciate how St Ives inspired her craft.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the museum and were really impressed with what we saw. Lots to see in a small area and staff were really friendly. Special mention to the chap who encouraged us to go up the steps near her workshop to see unfinished work. Sorry,...More

Thank tracey1982
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d m
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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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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EastSussexBeebee
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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