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Walker Art Gallery

William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EL, England
+44 151 478 4199
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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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  • Average3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EL, England
Central Liverpool
+44 151 478 4199
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Reviewed yesterday

September 2017: there's a special exhibition on Mucha, and the 3.00pm group taken round it by guide Simon had only five people in it. They were the lucky ones: Simon was knowledgeable, passionate, a good teacher who made us contribute observations, and all of them...More

Thank Alan_and_Marie3
Reviewed 3 days ago

I expected this to be full of Pre-Raphaelites and sentimental Victorian tableaux, but it's so much more than that. Wonderful renaissance paintings, an early Rembrandt self portrait, a great Lucien Freud, and..., and... I even got to like the Pre-Raphaelites a lot more than I...More

2  Thank RBM056
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice gallery! Definitely worth spending some of your time in. It's huge and everyone can find something for themselves.

1  Thank DJAGODA
Reviewed 6 days ago

The sculptures are wonderful,as is the Art,There is so much to see it really needs more than 1 day to do it justice. Fashion,Pottery so many exhibits to see.The cafe does an excellent tea and cake.Toilets are spotless.The Walker really does do Liverpool proud and...More

1  Thank ALEXANDRA47794
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a big collection very impressive, enjoyed 4 hours here with a stop for coffee in small but excellent cafe

1  Thank Claire C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I knew of this gallery's reputation, and the reality matched this. With separate rooms for the different eras and art movements, the gallery was very well organised and information was clearly displayed along with the many brilliant paintings,,including two by my favourite, J M W...More

1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved my visit to this gallery. Wide range of paintings and other exhibits from medieval to modern plus sculptures and a craft and design section. Liked the items displayed that encouraged you to experience texture. The highlight for me was the special exhibition of Alphonse...More

1  Thank SueSouth-49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best galleries I've visited, the recent recent Mucha exhibition was excellent, although I might be bias as he is one of my favourite artists. Spacious and airy feel to the gallery, although lighting needed to be low for Mucha exhibition because of...More

1  Thank Colin R
Reviewed 1 week ago

NB This is a review of Coming Out - not of the Walker as a whole. It is a sad reflection of modern art that so much space has been devoted to the utter garbage that is presented as 'Coming Out' I think there is...More

1  Thank David F
Reviewed 1 week ago

After parking for free in a disabled spot literally round the corner from the Walker we entered to a welcoming smile. Info desk right in front of you where audio guides can be rented for £2.50, map/guides are also available. There are permanent as well...More

1  Thank Jacqui13Blackpool
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10 July 2016|
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Response from NtlMuseumsLiverpool | Property representative |
Hello Sazliverpool12 You are very welcome to bring your pram through the galleries. Both floors are accessible via the lift. The only exception is when the Big Art for Little Artists gallery is particularly busy we ask... More