Plan Your Visit

Entry to exhibitions at Turner Contemporary is free. Turner Contemporary is a charity and you can support our work today by making a donation. Every donation makes a difference. 

Turner Contemporary is in Margate on the Kent Coast at Rendezvous, CT9 1HG.

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Opening Times

Our newest exhibition Ed Clark opens Saturday 25 May at 2pm. The Café will be open 10am – 9pm

From Sunday 26 May onwards, our opening hours will be:

Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm, plus bank holidays.

Last entry 4pm.


  • Our main lift is currently out of service however we do have an alternative lift for access to the first floor galleries. Please ask for assistance from a member of staff in the gallery.
  • Wheelchairs are available for visitors. Please contact us ahead of your visit if you would like to book one.
  • Portable stools are also available. Please ask a member of staff on arrival if you would like to use one.
  • Large print text, magnifying sheets and audio versions of exhibition texts are available. Ask a member of staff for more information.
  • We welcome guide dogs, hearing dogs and assistance dogs in the gallery.

For more accessibility information visit:

For access support please contact us ahead of your visit: | 01843 233 025 (operated daily 10am – 5pm)

Your Visit

What to expect on your visit

  • Our shop is open with contactless payments preferred. You can also browse our online shop here and place a ‘click and collect’ order for your visit.
  • Our public lockers are available for use.
  • Sanitiser points are still available throughout the gallery.
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Please remember that anyone with coronavirus symptoms should not come to the gallery.
Image of a large multi-coloured abstract painting in a large gallery space with white walls

Beatriz Milhazes: Maresias 2023 Installation View. © Courtesy Turner Contemporary. Photo by Thierry Bal


Our staff are present throughout the gallery to ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable visit.

If our staff think you may be causing offence to other visitors, or are endangering yourself, others, our building or artworks, they will ask you to stop.  Our staff have the authority to escort you from the gallery if necessary.

We will not tolerate abuse or violence towards any visitor, contractor or member of staff, or any form of harassment or discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, race, religion.

For general enquiries please email

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One of the most beautiful, naturally lit galleries in Britain

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