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Ferens Art Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Interesting and free admission

We visited with friends who were staying from the northwest of the country and had never been to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nicola D
Hessle, United Kingdom
Day out in Hull

On my visit to Hull I was so thrilled to come across this art gallery .so much wonderful art... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Barbara G
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Ferens Art Gallery re-opened to the public on Friday 13 January 2017 following its £5.1m refurbishment, celebrating the start of Hull's year as UK City of Culture. Opened in 1927, the award winning Ferens Art Gallery combines internationally...more
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| Queen Victoria Square, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 3RA, England
+44 1482 300300
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All reviews turner prize francis bacon ron mueck old masters on display royal collection well worth a visit free entry closed for refurbishment nice cafe uk city of culture city centre couple of hours visiting hull rembrandt spencer loan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with friends who were staying from the northwest of the country and had never been to Hull before. They were impressed by the recent upgrade and the quality of the art on display. There is something of interest for everyone here. It is...More

Thank Nicola D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On my visit to Hull I was so thrilled to come across this art gallery .so much wonderful art Especially the Spencer Tunick's Sea of Hull photographs which was commissioned by the gallery to mark Hull's 2017 UK City of Culture status.. defiantly going to...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in to see what sort of art was on display and there is definitely some beautiful pieces and definitely some unusual and strange. Definitely worth a look since it’s free entry would happily return to see what new exhibits were there to see. 8/10

Thank MarkMckie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This art gallery has twelve galleries, a cafe and bookshop and is in the centre of the city. It caters for most tastes with Dutch material hanging alongside, portraits, landscapes, modern art and even a few sculptures and photographs. A interesting little gallery and it's...More

1  Thank sabatinitennis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are 12 galleries in the Ferens though not all are open at one time. There is a leaflet you can pick up as you enter to show you the layout of the building. The first gallery is devoted to renaissance and baroque paintings. There’s...More

1  Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an hour or so looking around at the art. Not too big, cute little cafe and shop, very interesting art, well worth a visit.

Thank lindacwonderwoman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is very welcoming, with lovely staff. It is also free to enter. There is a good, but not large, permanent collection, as well as temporary exhibitions. There are currently two. The first is the work of Kathe Kollwitz - I would not recommend...More

1  Thank Roland D
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

An absolute perfect place to visit in Hull. Fabulous paintings in the heart of this maritime city. We visited with locals who had not explored its joy! Give it a go and enjoy!

Thank theharrogatelady
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Recently refurbished, the gallery has permanent displays to suit all tastes ranging from Old Masters to modern and contemporary art. Also has a variety of temporary installations by various artists and visiting collections.

Thank mjratcliffe386
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Ferens Art Gallery holds a masterful collection of classic and contemporary British Art. It is also one of the friendliest designed galleries, with abundant comfortable seating in each room of the gallery for visitors to take a break while viewing the galleries spectacular collection.

1  Thank Warhol1
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5 June 2018|
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Response from daftbiker | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if they have restrictions but it’s a big open space so should be ok
17 March 2018|
Response from Cameron H | Reviewed this property |
With the Ferens Gallery being run by the local council very little input is being made about information for such a great places. You can only get the basic facts such as opening times and a very brief statement about... More
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22 April 2017|
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Response from Claire L | Property representative |
The Ferens Art Gallery is Open: 10am - 5pm Monday to Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. On Thursdays 10am - 7.30pm Sunday 10am - 4.30pm Thank you