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The Atkinson

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Brilliant.

This gallery right in the centre of Southport is amazing .lots to see and interesting exhibitions... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Christine M
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Southport, United Kingdom
Art shows.

Went to see the art show it was fabulous it even had the handset so you could get a description of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Martin C
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Love theatre, film, music, comedy and exhibitions? Then you'll love The Atkinson. The museum Between Land and Sea: 10,000 years of Sefton's Coast with the permanent exhibition Discover Ancient Egypt featuring The Goodison Collection means Sefton...more
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Cambridge Hall Lord Street, Southport PR8 1DB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This gallery right in the centre of Southport is amazing .lots to see and interesting exhibitions . A lot of " hands on " stuff and dressing up , fun and educational for kids and adults. It's all free and the gallery staff are very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Christine M
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to see the art show it was fabulous it even had the handset so you could get a description of the work

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Martin C
The_Atkinson, Public Relations Manager at The Atkinson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review, I hope we can welcome you again soon

Reviewed 3 days ago

My granddaughter from America thoroughly enjoyed the exhibits here, it’s spotless and has a good variety of artists on display.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Blonde98
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a fab time. Tons of great stuff to see and bring back memories. Time to be a kid again. So much bigger inside than expected. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Elaine C
The_Atkinson, Public Relations Manager at The Atkinson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review and lovely photos, we hope to welcome you back again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Step inside and you can instantly see that you’re in for a treat. A lovely cafe awaits with a good selection of food and great coffee. The gift shop has some unique pieces of jewellery and other gifts. There’s also a library, but upstairs you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ann W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting Southport and booked in for the Simply Tina tribute show. It was amazing. Great musicians and fantastic singers. However, given that i am disabled i am always concerned prior to visiting anywhere about access. I need not have worried the staff were...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank wharriers
The_Atkinson, Public Relations Manager at The Atkinson, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your review. We hope to welcome you back soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found myself in Southport will a couple of hours to fill and, as the weather was a bit on the stormy side I elected to look for somewhere interesting to pass the time. This is the first time I have visited The Atkinson and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Graham L
The_Atkinson, Public Relations Manager at The Atkinson, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for your review, we look forward to welcoming you back again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently I went to the Atkinson and was pleasantly surprised by the variety of exhibitions for art and the vast collection in the museum. At the time I went they had on photographer Robert Mapplethorpe and Frank Hampson- the work is presented beautifully and it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jillscott33
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family, The Atkinson is situated in the town centre next to the Town hall, a very impressive building hosting shows exhibitions etc cafe and shops on site.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MickT145
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great facility. Lots of great exhibits to interest curious minds. A lovely cafe to rest for a while and a great shop selling cards and gifts.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tillyeck
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SusanEH50
26 April 2018|
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Response from The_Atkinson | Property representative |
We have partnered with NCP Southport Train Station Car Park to exclusively offer visitors to The Atkinson 4 hours of parking for £2. (3-4 hours £7.00 full price) The Atkinson is a short walk from NCP Southport Train Station... More
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Anne G
28 June 2017|
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Response from The_Atkinson | Property representative |
Yes. The front door automatically open, we have disabled toilets and a lift to all floors. A full access statement is on our website.
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rummycub
2 January 2017|
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Response from The_Atkinson | Property representative |
HI Yes the exhibition is on from 10am - 4pm ( last entry 3.30pm)
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