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Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Warrington Library Museum Street | Cultural Quarter, Warrington WA1 1JB, England
+44 1925 442399
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Having lived in the North Wst all my life I was amazed that Warrington had an art gallery! I was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Howard-Liverpool
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
A great place to spend a morning

Today I went to sketch some of the model fish, in preparation for an art project. I had plenty of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
935he
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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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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Warrington Library Museum Street | Cultural Quarter, Warrington WA1 1JB, England
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"local history"
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"on display"
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"lots of interesting things"
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"rainy day"
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"egyptian mummy"
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"craft activities"
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"worth a visit"
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"couple of hours"
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"all ages"
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"great place to visit"
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"spend an afternoon"
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"town centre"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Having lived in the North Wst all my life I was amazed that Warrington had an art gallery! I was very impressed some interesting works that I liked but of course subjective. The museum was really good but very old school so much behind standard...More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Today I went to sketch some of the model fish, in preparation for an art project. I had plenty of choice and each item was clearly labelled. The museum has a lot for children, with fact sheets and games to keep them interested. As well...More

Thank 935he
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a good couple of hours yesterday with my family. My 7 year old step daughter loved the museum. She especially liked being able to handle the fossils. She also enjoyed the zoology section. It was quite busy but I was pleased to see this...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm sick to death of museums where most of the collections have been hidden away and replaced by boards interpreting the carefully chosen selection that the public is permitted to see. Today I discovered Warrington Museum and fell in love with it, Faced with the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fabulous little gem in Warrington town centre and in with the Library. Easy to get to from Golden Square bus station or Warrington Bank Quay train station - 5 minutes maximum from both. We took a chance and parked at Go Outdoors...More

Thank Angie K
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were visiting Warrington and went to Warrington Museum because we wanted a wet weather tourist option. We enjoyed our visit and spent several hours looking at interesting exhibits. We thought it a traditional style of museum, which was a good thing. Warrington has an...More

Thank Tony W
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

if you are in warrington spare an hour or so to visit the museum it has manny interesting artefacts and is a wealth of information on the history of this town would recommend

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely couples of hours walking around, staff very helpful. The only problems was that some of the exhibits weren't light enough so could not read the explanation cards .

Thank victor s
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

I highly recommend that you start your Warrington experience from the Museum and Libary on Museum Street were you can pick up a FREE copy of the heritage trail giving you the route to follow and see places that are long gone in the massive...More

Thank Brian Thomas P
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

a bit dated compared to some museums, but plenty of varied displays. provides great activity sessions for children during school holidays. Nice eating area. quite often has guest displays so check website for details, Lift accessible for prams and wheelchairs. staff usually very helpful and...More

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Localartist2015
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Opening times are Weekdays 10am-4:30pm, Saturday 10am-4pm. Closed Sundays and Bank holidays For what's on, please see our website
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Localartist2015
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Opening times are Weekdays 10am-4:30pm, Saturday 10am-4pm. Closed Sundays and Bank holidays
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