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Manchester Art Gallery

Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL, England
+44 161 235 8888
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.Well worth a visit

I loved my visit to this gallery, it is well planned and the exhibitions are interesting. I would... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
stephenlawrence29
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London, United Kingdom
Great Gallery

Loved the layout, the collection, the building itself, and the it is free makes it a must see. Even... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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From our historical collections to international contemporary art, we aim to bring fresh perspectives, encourage conversation and spark debate. Explore our collections of fine art, spanning six centuries and including many major modern and contemporary pieces. We are famous for 19th century British paintings, particularly our outstanding collection of Pre-Raphaelite works. Our decorative arts collections showcase the artistry, tastes and techniques of every era and culture, from ancient civilizations to today’s designer makers. Our collections of ceramics, silver, glass, furniture and costume are especially fine. We constantly renew and update our collections displays so you should discover something new every time you visit. And, we're free to visit!
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  • Average6%
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL, England
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+44 161 235 8888
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I loved my visit to this gallery, it is well planned and the exhibitions are interesting. I would definitely recommend it.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved the layout, the collection, the building itself, and the it is free makes it a must see. Even if you had to pay its a must see actually.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great art gallery with some lovely pieces. Engaged staff were friendly. A very good size to take the kids round

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely loved the place spent hours there will be back for sure, the family loved the day out which was a major plus

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Reviewed 4 days ago

As one would expect this gallery caters mainly for notable local artists although there are a few very well known artists work also on display mainly small works by some fantastic dutch masters. Its surprisingly well stocked for a provincial gallery and well worth a...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just visited Manchester Art Gallery on spec and absolutely loved it. Fabulous building housing a truly comprehensive collection of paintings. Cool, tranquil rooms with well curated collections. Not too overwhelming unlike some of the larger London galleries. I spent a couple of hours here and...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a gorgeous art gallery, so modern, well laid out, peaceful and with classic styles. Will be travelling back for a second time today, as there is so much to absorb.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in for an hour or so. Visited the themed exhibition with interesting contemporary exhibits. There was a small selection of Lowreys, a gallery of pre-Raphaelite works and a larger selection of Dutch paintings with the odd surprise thrown in such as a Banksy...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always like to try and visit the art when we visit a city. This one was pretty good. The best part was the tour by Richard McClean. Richard was really interesting and engaging and it was great to learn more about some of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great gallery , a good selection of traditional work permanently on display, pre Raphaelite, Dutch landscape etc and some interesting London school as well Hockney, Freud, Auerbach. There is also a Banksy and a vase by Grayson Perry. Very nice cafe also...More

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Bernard J
February 10, 2018|
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Response from mikkjel_dag | Reviewed this property |
Walk if the weather's nice - 15 minutes top. But the tram is a wet-weather option.
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Not on site.
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Response from Eileen B | Reviewed this property |
No there is no fee for visiting but if you buy or donate in the box you help the gallery but it is purely voluntary hope it helps enjoy
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