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Walker Art Gallery

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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...more
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William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EL, England
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All reviews pre raphaelite john moores the ground floor well worth a visit on display special exhibition great collection beautiful building couple of hours free entry few hours visiting liverpool sculptures rembrandt painters rossetti medieval
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Was really impressed. My favourite exhibits were the marble sculptures and the paintings. There’s also a great earthenware sculpture of a peacock. Would like to return to see more of the gallery.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lookinto_81
Reviewed 2 days ago

We wanted to visit the Liverpool World Museum and had been to Lime Street before hand, we crossed the road and entered the first large building which we discovered was the Walker Art Gallery. oops! But, we had a wander round and were amazed at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Caldough
Reviewed 3 days ago

Again in the Cultural area in the centre of Liverpool is the Walker art gallery right next to the Library building. First stop is the Statue room, after being warmly greeted by a staff member. Plenty of interesting exhibits and a large children's area. Free,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great city gallery with lots of the old and lots of exciting new stuff too. Well worth a cultured walk around. Have visited twice now and always find something interesting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, My surname's Walker - but we're NOT related.I brought my wife, who is not such an art fan, and SHE enjoyed it as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ronald_C_Walker
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

A visit to the Walker is a must for anyone who likes intense painting. A wondrous display awaits. Additionally the gallery has an exemplary collection of sculptures in the best Greek tradition.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Vic W
Reviewed 2 December 2018

I love this gallery. It's pretty big and completely free. It has paintings, drawings, modern art, sculptures and a mixture of other objects. Sure, I don't love every bit in there, but they have so many different things that I think everyone will find at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ThisNamesBeenTaken
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

I really liked looking around the Walker Art Gallery (even though it was a quick visit). The statues are truly magnificent and I found it amazing to see such ancient relics. I would recommend visiting this gallery if you are an art fan or if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Townymia
Reviewed 1 December 2018

The gallery covers a wide range of dates from old to new so you are likely to find a period of painting that interests you. It also houses some well known pictures that are always interesting to see in the flesh rather than in books.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Annie M
Reviewed 21 November 2018

I stumbled across this spot whilst just wandering, and I am so glad I did. It really is a remarkable collection of art and well worth some time. I only had an hour before closing, so I focussed mostly on the mediaeval and Renaissance art,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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
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