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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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William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EL, England
Central Liverpool
+44 151 478 4199
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Walker is one the best galleries in Britain but sadly is not overly well known outside of the city. But is has some astonishing art works and is free of charge (unless you want to get in to a special limited exhibition). The Simone...More

Thank charlieclown
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to the Walker Art Gallery specifically for the Coming Out: sexuality, gender and identity exhibition and it was brilliant. A great selection of videos, images, information and activities for you to do. To make this even better I expected to pay on entrance and...More

Thank Gabby H
Reviewed 6 days ago

A must visit location for even a reluctant art lover. The attendants are extremely knowledgeable and incredibly apart from certain exhibitions it’s free

Thank JanSpe
Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting building in its own right. Good collection of Victorian marbles. If you want to see Special Exhibitions book on line because they are charged for.

Thank Annie L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mother used to take me to the Walker Art Gallery from when I was quite young. The memory of the paintings has stayed with me over the years. Whenever I am in Liverpool I have to visit to see my childhood favourites: Isabella, Faithful...More

Thank Grandadlen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a quick visit and an excellent coffee in the very clean Downstairs Cafe. Very attentive and helpful staff. My friend recommends their scones and strawberry jam.

Thank Bluebottle6
Reviewed 1 week ago

lost of important picture showing, big space, standby few hour to get lost in the abundant fine act.

Thank IOMSiang
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many impressive paintings here, some, such as "When did you last see your Father", quite well known. We particularly liked the nineteenth century pictures, not least the pre-Raphaelites. Everything is well-labelled and explained. After a morning's sight-seeing we didn't stay that long, but...More

Thank anglicano
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently visited the Walker specifically to see the Alphonse Mucha exhibition. It did not disappoint. Some reviews complain that it was all 'posters' etc - well, d'uh! That's kinda what he did for a living. And actually, there was plenty of information that gave context...More

Thank Francisdelux
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a pleasure to stroll through this grand building filled with wonderful art and have it practically to yourself! I hope they never modernize it - creaky floors and upholstered wallpaper and all. The entire area of the 3 museums is gorgeous and brings back...More

Thank Sareilly
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11 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