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Admission to Turner Contemporary is free.

For school visits click here

Group visits
We can offer you an inspiring experience at Turner Contemporary.

From tours and creative sessions to talks, catering, venue hire and a discount in our shop - we can tailor your group's visit to your needs.

Whether it's early morning, half a day or a full day/weekend, we will find the perfect package for you.

We can also tell you about the many attractions and activities in Margate and the surrounding area of Thanet and East Kent to enhance your visit.

To discuss your group's visit, call +44 (0) 1843 233000 or email

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Book your group visit
Please fill in and return the group booking form available to download at the bottom of this page to prior to your planned visit.

Coach parties

There is a drop off and turning point for coaches in front of the gallery. There is a nearby coach park in Cliftonville, along the seafront from Turner Contemporary, and also at Dreamland.

To request information about group visits or to book a visit, please email us at or call 01843 233000.

Enhance your visit
You may also like to combine your trip to Turner Contemporary with a visit to nearby attractions Hornby Visitor CentreQuex Park & Powell-Cotton Museum and Dreamland.

For any further information about the area, accommodation, a complete events listing for Thanet and itineraries, please go to or call the Thanet Visitor Information Centre on +44 (0) 1843 577577.

'This is just a note to thank you on behalf of my fellow NADFAS members for organising for us such a good visit to Turner Contemporary. Your colleagues were all friendly and helpful. And what a splendid gift shop! We were very happy with our visit. Thank you.'
Vanessa Shenton, Visits Secretary Beckenham Decorative and Fine Arts Society

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