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Walker Art Gallery

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Neighbourhood: Central Liverpool
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Address: William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EL, England
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+44 151 478 4199
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Walker Art Gallery is a beautiful building housing a stunning collection of...

Walker Art Gallery is a beautiful building housing a stunning collection of art. The galleries hold paintings from the 13th century to the present day: you can see work by Rembrandt, Hockney, Holbein, Turner, Lowry, Rossetti, Millais and Freud to name but a few.We also have a sculpture gallery, a craft and design gallery, and Big Art for Little Artists - a gallery specially designed for children up to 8 years of age.

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So much to see

Amazing range of Art and other displays.Free to visit but suggested donation of £4.Cafe.Lift available.Excellent activity for all ages.

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing range of Art and other displays.Free to visit but suggested donation of £4.Cafe.Lift available.Excellent activity for all ages.

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to see the Pre-Raphelite exhibition. Quite a lot of lesser known paintings and artists but worth seeing. Enjoyed the KAPUT exhibition very thought - provoking piece of Modern Art. The curator Leo was very helpful in providing me with some insightful descriptions of aspects of the display.

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Colne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Gallery is laid-out well and easy to get around (with lifts for disabled access if required.) The Staff were friendly and helpful. Guided Tours could be booked for a small charge. The museum is free entry, but relies on donations to maintain the property etc. There is a fantastic range of art on display. The only minor gripe is... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a enjoyable afternoon perusing through the wide ranging pieces of art. The museum is much bigger than I expected. The layout is a tad confusing though.

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a museum in the old school wooden floorboards and imposing Victorian style. The art is good and accessible to all, certainly not the kind of uplifting thing you can see in more modern galleries. All quite large and dramatic. We spent an enjoyable hour here, no serious art critics among us so not an experts view. A great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved this gallery. Did not realise how much " old masters " art was housed there, something for everyone to appreciate.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited the gallery for the exhibition, and found there was so much more to see and experience. Loved the building, and it was very close to our hotel- another plus.

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Coventry
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Walker Art Gallery has an impressive selection of paintings, Including Augustus John and LS Lowry alongside a range of Victorian Art.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Art was well organized and the place - easy to navigate. Lots of interesting stuff to see including an original Rembrandt. Worth a visit.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

An unexpected gallery in the centre of Liverpool with a wide variety of art, great for children to learn about many forms of art.

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