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Lovely Art Gallery - Worth a Visit

We came to see the Pre-Raphaelite Collection, which is Wonderful. The Annie Swynnerton exhibition... read more

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furness64
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Dalton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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Always a pleasure

Even on the wettest day possible, it is always a joy to come here. With the new extension it has... read more

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came to see the Pre-Raphaelite Collection, which is Wonderful. The Annie Swynnerton exhibition, which is on in to January next year is full of beautiful luminous paintings - including an excellent portrait of William Gaskell. There are some lovely Ford Maddox Brown works. Staff are helpful and the cafe is nice with beautiful home baked cakes. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Even on the wettest day possible, it is always a joy to come here. With the new extension it has the opportunity to show new works from its amazing collection if pre raphaelite paintings.the cafe could do with an upgrade. And replace the grumpy manager.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Couldn’t ask for anything better. Shows very great art and materials. Would recommend to go as a family. As it’s a great day out.

Thank acflinty1997
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We called in on spec with no expectations, and were pleasantly surprised at the extensive collection of works, with the displays arranged in an easy to navigate layout. The additional information provided alongside made an interesting visit both informative and entertaining.

Thank Alison N
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A beautiful old building right in the centre of Manchester with stunning art work. A fantastic range of pre-Raphaelite and other masters. All well displayed and thoughtfully laid out. Contemporary work and installations as well as performance are. A must for visit to the City

Thank DaveThomasLeicester
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice art museum. Not too big but good for a 1-2 hour visit. Free entry and free lockers to place your bag as you walk in. Some interesting art work including some Lowry paintings.

Thank Familyoffduty
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I would like to feel better I just go to this museum. To contemplate one painting or just see a contemporary exhibition. A great place when you can hear your own thoughts and admire the power of human creations.

Thank AleksandraM1302
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set aside a few hours to enjoy all the art works
Lots to see and enjoy
Well worth a visit, entrance is free and there is a cafe for fldrinks and something to eat

Lots of works have descriptive info cards so you can get an insight into the artists work

Thank carlocc71
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful layout and the art work in there is expetional.
Althought am not quite sure how a painting of 6 pillows is considered art

Thank Melissa B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Slipped into the gallery to kill a few minutes stayed for ages.
The art is displayed really well the permanent displays arranged logically and progressively. Did stay far longer than we shoul did not see it all will go back asap.

Thank Anthony Barnsle... S
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