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Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

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Address: Warrington Library Museum Street | Cultural Quarter, Warrington WA1 1JB, England
Phone Number:
+44 1925 442399
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10:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:30
Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Located above Warrington Central Library, Warrington Museum is one of the...

Located above Warrington Central Library, Warrington Museum is one of the oldest municipal museums in the country. Much of the quintessential character of the building has been preserved and its original glass cabinets are crammed with treasures from all over the world. Work from acclaimed artists is also on display in the art gallery, and there is a lively program of events, activities and temporary exhibitions. Admission is free!

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its always a pleasure to spend an hour or so looking around the museum and checking out the latest art exhibitions. Then downstairs to the library for a peaceful read... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

its always a pleasure to spend an hour or so looking around the museum and checking out the latest art exhibitions. Then downstairs to the library for a peaceful read, bliss. All the staff were very knowledgeable and wonderfully friendly

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Attended a group tour of the Archives with Archevist Phil. Was impressed by his knowledge and his no-nonsence approach to showing groups round. Could have spent another couple of hours in the place and will definitely return for further personal research

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Thank Paul S
Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been there few times good place to visit and some amazing history in there and I all ways end up going back there 😊

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To say that this is somewhat hidden away, this museum is good for what it is. I wouldn't go comparing this to the Manchester Museum, as this in a more of a afternoon place to visit rather than a full day thing. The exhibitions and art work are very good, there is 2 levels of fairly good pieces of history.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I take my children here regularly. Perfect free day out. Tonnes to see and lots of fun activities for the children to do.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really good traditional museum, but with a modern touch. Activities for children and families and lots to see and do.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Lovely museum especially for kids as there is so much for them to do. Brass rubbing, jigsaws and lots of sound attractions to fascinate. My grandson thoroughly enjoyed his visit as did I, we had a great afternoon

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Thank 981ruby2shoes
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We attend Warrington Museum regularly as our children love to go to the Sat afternoon craft class. Always welcoming staff with great creative craft ideas, engage with the children well and offer positive encouragement. We then explore the museum at leisure. A broad spectrum of topics on display, which often link to the children's education projects in school. A real... More 

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Thank Ruth G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I've been to the museum many times, they always have lots to see, the staff are informative and friendly - there's lots on for kids during term breaks and weekends and it's just huge. Allow yourself a few hours to wander about and take it all in.

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Thank Susieho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

As museums go it's interesting alsorts to see and lots of history relating to the area also has a snack area were you can have a drink lots to see.

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