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Southampton City Art Gallery

Commercial Road | Civic Centre, Southampton SO14 7LP, England
+44 23 8083 3007
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Eclectic modest collection, worth a visit

This is worthy of a visit. Some interesting pieces in this eclectic collection. It's a modest... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nairobi, Kenya
Proud local resident

I live locally, so I often pop in for a wander. As an Antony Gormley fan, I often stop take a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Pats H
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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 the breadth and quality of the City’s art treasures. The Gallery attracts a wide audience and through the exciting education programme it provides and promote opportunities for greater access, involvement and understanding of visual art in Southampton.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Commercial Road | Civic Centre, Southampton SO14 7LP, England
+44 23 8083 3007
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is worthy of a visit. Some interesting pieces in this eclectic collection. It's a modest sized gallery so isn't a long visit for most. The building is bright and airy, so a nice walk around. Free entry but donations welcome or there is a...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I live locally, so I often pop in for a wander. As an Antony Gormley fan, I often stop take a moment there. The gallery is beautifully arranged, and airy and light - just a lovely calm place to be. On a more local level,...More

Thank Pats H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the gallery was closed due to the installation of a new exhibition but the range of work on display is impressive and well curated.

Thank Lusy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went today and first of all, there's free entry which is great! The Art Gallery was absolutely beautiful and contained captivating paintings, all of which had really deep messages and meanings behind them. The exhibits are all diverse in culture and are shown diversely...More

Thank Sejal K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took our kids (2,10 and 10) and the older kids loved the varied art. Our 2 year old loved it too. Calm, lovely building. Great exhibits. Mixture of modern, old, abstract,sculptures and we'll be coming again. Free too - great value. Thank you. 😊

Thank Calum M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very relaxing place to visit. Free admission. Shame that some of the rooms were closed due to exhibition being set up. Still some nice art to browse. Would like to have seen more. Would recommend.

Thank Pixie4444
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely place to visit solo Or in a group. Every time I go here I instantly feel relaxed. A good gallery for anyone whether you are new or old to the art world. Interesting work on show and staff are always friendly and...More

Thank Roisin B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went to Southampton Art Gallery in March 2017, with a friend as part of our 'day trip' in our home town. I've aways loved visiting the gallery, and feel quite lucky that we have some beautiful artwork in our city, that is free to...More

Thank sharoncarterwray
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

A free art museum well worth a visit! There are many interesting collections to wander through, the modern art gallery area is particularly thought provoking too!

Thank Georgina D
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I didn't even know Southampton had an art gallery until a few weeks ago when I was researching the SeaCity Museum! Based in a purpose built building alongside the library, this is an amazing space for displaying art. A very unusual collection of works on...More

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