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Address: Mossley Hill Road | Aigburth, Liverpool L18 8BX, England
Phone Number:
+44 151 478 4016
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

Sudley House has been described as a hidden gem. Tucked away in leafy...

Sudley House has been described as a hidden gem. Tucked away in leafy suburbs, Sudley is the only house of a Victorian merchant that still has its original pictures, including works by Millais, Turner and Rossetti, and with beautiful period furniture, carpets and wallpaper it doesn't feel like a regular gallery. There is also a childhood room, a small world room and a costume room, which often house temporary displays, and tearooms. Admission is free.

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sudley house and art gallery

a cheap way of filling in an hour or two, some great art work in the collection. along with a collection of cloths from the 30`s and 40`s i think the collection of clothes... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

a cheap way of filling in an hour or two, some great art work in the collection. along with a collection of cloths from the 30`s and 40`s i think the collection of clothes changes on a frequent basis also has a decent little cafe serving good coffee and a sellection of basic cakes and snacks. i was impressed at... More 

Thank tzrsteve
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very amiable and knowledgable free talks on artists and gallery plus cafe in old kitchen of house. Spacious and interesting grounds which often have outdoor theatre productions in the summer too.

Thank Sharon R
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

A real discovery tucked away in Aigburth. Part of Liverpool's Museums and well worth seeking out. Lovely Victorian house (a modest mansion really) of the Holt Family. Stacked to the rafters with incredible paintings .... each room is a gallery with Pre-Rafaelites and no less than three very rare large Turners ..... worth going for these alone. Also a very... More 

Thank Jake-from-Liverpool
Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

We enjoyed an hour at Sudley house. Modest sized but obviously the home of a well to do merchant. Paintings are great. Video in the rooms added a personal touch to the tour. Exhibit of 1920's and 1930,s ladies fashion was interesting. very pleasant time.

Thank cordyroy
Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

It deserves the effort to visit this house! The videos with the hosts welcome you and the collection with pictures is spendid...You feel like living in Victorian times while you are inside this home...

Thank Iliana_air
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

I havent been here since i was 7 years old, but we decided to pop in after a trip to sefton park. Located in Mossley Hill off the beaten track and a bit hidden, this 19th century shipping magnet and philanthralopists house is now run by Liverpool Uni. Free to enter and free to park, whats not to like. Set... More 

Thank adrian3694
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This was well worth the short trip out by train from the city centre. A lovely house with excellent interactive displays where you listen and see characters from the past talking of their life in the house. Sadly upstairs was not in situ as it was used in the war as a hospital . It would have been nice to... More 

Thank Gloucs
Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Very interesting museum in a Victorian house. Easy to reach by local train services - just a short walk from the station at Mossley.

Thank Maggie P
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Built in 1824 for Nicholas Robinson, a corn merchant who from 1828 to1829 was Lord Mayor of Liverpool, it is now a museum and art gallery containing the art collection of George Holt, a shipping magnate who moved there in 1883. It is located in a delightful setting on a hill which gives views of the River Mersey, Wirral and... More 

Thank scousemouse
Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

When you walk into the house, you think 'Wow'. The rooms, on the ground floor, have been decorated and furnished to reflect the period George Holt lived in the house. The curtains, flooring, fireplaces and paintings are all as you would expect in a wealthy merchant's home. Video installations, in each room, introduce you to George Holt, his daughter and... More 

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