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Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum

Worcester City Museum & Art Gallery Foregate Street, Worcester WR1 1DT, England
+44 1905 25371
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Free entrance into a small museum and art gallery. The art gallery has different exhibitions so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rachel H
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Three museums in one, all free!!

The Victoria Institute in Foregate Street houses three museums - the City Museum, the military... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sinclairselections
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum is housed in an elegant Victorian building in the heart of Worcester. The beautiful interior is a warm and friendly place, with something for all the family to enjoy. Immerse yourself in the special exhibitions, events and activities throughout the year. The museum gallery has lots of amazing things to see including dinosaur footprints, Worcestershire Sauce archive and many more interesting objects from a real Roman mosaic to a Native American totem pole. Whilst you are here visit the engaging and interactive galleries dedicated to telling the story of the Worcestershire Regiment and the Worcestershire Yeomanry Cavalry and not forgetting the recreated Victorian Chemist Shop.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“chemist shop” (3 reviews)
“balcony area” (2 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Worcester City Museum & Art Gallery Foregate Street, Worcester WR1 1DT, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Free entrance into a small museum and art gallery. The art gallery has different exhibitions so check before you visit. On the day I went it was a Victorian painter, not my favourite genre. But since the paintings were of local views it was actually...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Victoria Institute in Foregate Street houses three museums - the City Museum, the military museum of The Worcestershire Regiment and the Art Gallery AND the Balcony Cafe serves excellent buttery tea cakes. All are well worth visiting - not too much to take in...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Visiting Worcester with friends, we like to take in local points of interest. We had already visited the Priory/Cathedral, so decided that we would spend the afternoon at the local museum/art gallery. These can be dull places, full of Victorian collectables, dusty and poorly presented....More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

A well curated and enjoyable exhibition. There is always something worth seeing in the gallery as well as the city museum.

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Charlie F, Marketing Officer at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for leaving feedback about our regular programme of exhibitions including the recent 'Warhol to Walker', we are always glad to hear from visitors who come back regularly.

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

We went to see the Warhol to Walker visit mainly I must say to see the Andy Warhol iconic Campbell's Green Pea Soup, the exhibition is on loan from The British Museum and is well worth a visit

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Charlie F, Marketing Officer at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Warhol's iconic Green Pea Soup print was indeed a very exciting piece to display at Worcester City Art Gallery - thank you for leaving us a review of your visit, and we hope that it tempts you to return for one of our future exhibitions.

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

This is a lovely small museum with enough exhibits for you to be really interested by something every time you visit. The balcony coffee shop is a delight - and they do a good deal on bacon rolls! Stunning bronze statue on the balcony!

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Charlie F, Marketing Officer at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you very much for the delightful review, the statue of Sabrina (goddess of the River Severn) is one of our favourite pieces!

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

If art is your bag than visit, otherwise maybe give it a miss. Not that detailed or interesting. Tea bar.More

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Charlie F, Marketing Officer at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Thank you for your feedback, it is very useful for us and we are sorry you didn't enjoy your visit. We have a varied programme of exhibitions over the course of the year in the art gallery, to suit the many different audiences that visit...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

A lovely gallery with a great tea room cleverly located around the broad balcony area at the top of the building. Fully accessible by lift from the ground to the top. Like many small museums and galleries, the permanent collection may not be to everyone's...More

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Charlie F, Marketing Officer at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

What a lovely review - thank you very much for leaving so much informative information here for potential visitors. We put as much as we can on display in the museum and regularly add special pieces to the displays. The Steward's Chemist Shop is a...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

As a regular traveller around the UK and beyond my wife and I are always keen to visit local museums everywhere we go. Worcester was another place we wanted to tick off our list, but I have to say the museum and gallery was disappointing....More

1  Thank MattyLion
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Charlie F, Marketing Officer at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for leaving us your feedback, we appreciate your honest and in-depth review given your experience visiting galleries and museums and we're sorry to hear that you visited at a point of our programme that was less interesting to you than other times might...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

This museum is closed on Sunday and opens at 10:30am from Monday to Saturday. It's housed in a grand historic building and is not very large. There are exhibitions with a good mix of Worcester town history, geology and its people. There is also a...More

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Charlie F, Marketing Officer at Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for your informative review.

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