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Laing Art Gallery

New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AG, England
+44 191 232 7734
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The Laing is home to an impressive collection of art and sculpture and its exhibition programme is renowned for bringing the biggest names in historic, modern and contemporary art to the North East. The Gallery has a packed programme of free events including gallery talks, family activities and artists’ events. Free entry.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AG, England
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"alice in wonderland"
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"pre raphaelite"
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"holman hunt"
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"interesting paintings"
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"burne jones"
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"alma tadema"
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"on display"
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"special exhibition"
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"old favourites"
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"pleasant cafe"
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"free entry"
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"worth a visit"
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"gift shop"
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"city centre"
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"beautiful building"
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"scones"
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"great place to visit"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you happen to be in Newcastle it is probably worth popping in, but it won't take much time for the casual visitor. I am loathe to criticise any art gallery and the Laing collection is well presented and the atmosphere welcoming. However, you will...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I recently visited here thinking there could be somethink different going on but no seemed like everything was the same

Thank alanmawston1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small gallery with a good selection of art. Concise information on each piece . Friendly staff. Easy access. Warm and light

Thank Tony O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am glad that I happened upon this rather than planned to go here. Very limited collection on show. Biggest area appeared to be dedicated to the cafe. I appreciate that two galleries have seen an exhibition close and one being prepared, but I felt...More

Thank RhiGri
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is in a quiet end of the city of Newcastle.This is free to enter but has a special exhibit that you need to pay to get into on the upper floor.and also takes donations .This has lovely paintings throughout but their not much too...More

Thank tess c
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wide ranging collection of locally collected art featuring well known artists from 18th century onwards and special exhibitions travelling the country.Nice Cafe too.

Thank Paul T
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

This small art gallery is located opposite the Newcastle City Library. It doesn't have a lot of exhibition space but their collection is pretty good. There's a whole section of the ground floor dedicated to North East paintings, with some amazing ones of 18th and...More

Thank Alexandre C
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Have always enjoyed both the special exhibitions and the café - they complement each other! Café serves a good soup, or sandwiches, and very rich cakes. Special exhibitions and regular exhibitions are thoughtfully laid out with informative and gripping commentary. Lately it seems you need...More

Thank Hugo M
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Its worth popping into the gallery but not worth going out of your way to see it. There are a number of very interesting works and I especially liked some of the paintings of Newcastle back a few hundred years ago. HOWEVER.. I was shocked...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Loved this small art gallery very easy to follow round and look at some amazing paintings. Small rooms with artwork on the walls all notated and easy to read.

Thank maggie66789
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TyneandWearMuseums, Chief Curator of Art Galleries at Laing Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you so much for the five star review. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the artwork we have on display. We hope to welcome you again soon. Julie Milne, Chief Curator of Art Galleries

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