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Southampton City Art Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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The most relaxing afternoon

Went there with my mother who was visiting me and we were both looking for something to do in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Worth popping in monthly

Gallery is updating all the time. So frequently visiting during my lunch breaks and a good way to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton City Art Gallery is the most outstanding gallery in the South of England and is internationally renowned for its impressive collection and temporary exhibitions programme. The works on display, of both historic and contemporary art, show...more
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Commercial Road | Civic Centre, Southampton SO14 7LP, England
+44 23 8083 3007
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with my mother who was visiting me and we were both looking for something to do in the afternoon. The gallery itself is spotless and the staff are most helpful. Really enjoyed the artwork as well

Thank JaneSteven
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gallery is updating all the time. So frequently visiting during my lunch breaks and a good way to escape the hectic job.

Thank toselligabi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not a fan of old masters - of which Southampton Gallery has a good selection - but I do enjoy modern art. I really enjoyed the George Shaw exhibition: small and focused, and very contemporary. The video explaining him and the logic for his...More

Thank Sotontraveller
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I took a very active 5 year old and although she didn’t fully appreciate the exhibits, there were sufficient activities to help her interact. There was a box of accessories for dressing up and she enjoyed posing wearing a ruff by a painting of a...More

Thank Geranium31
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Great experience here. Very well set out gallery with lots of rooms and plenty of interesting art to see. Café and toilets all near by and free to get in - very nice place to potter about.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed July 21, 2018

Very impressive exhibition with some wonderful drawings, paintings in Humbrol paint and related art and video. Well worth seeing (my third visit). Shaw is a master.

Thank Julian T
Reviewed July 14, 2018

A tip in case people don't realise, when you go in the front door, before taking the stairs up to the gallery (which is worth a visit), in a small room to the right there is a memorial to those who died when the art...More

Thank Russell M
Reviewed July 14, 2018

I was very surprised by the quantity and quality of art work here (and I know much is in storage). There were changing exhibitions as well, and projects involving the community, The museum itself is in lovely airy building, attached to a good library too....More

Thank clickawick
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

This smallish Art Gallery has done a great job in a range of respects; firstly there is an impressive range of painting, sculpture and drawings, secondly there is a vibrant, active and visible involvement of children and young adults in the gallery itself and also,...More

Thank DiNoosaHeads
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this small art gallery. There is a very good selection of many varied types of art. It is a great gallery, not overwhelming or vast. Unfortunately there isn’t a coffee shop. The staff are very helpful, and the building...More

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