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Victoria Gallery & Museum

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A great Victorian building

The highlight is the building with beautiful tiling inside. The contents while limited in range are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Colin B
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Great visit

Amazing place we really enjoyed it and we like everything we'll done Liverpool amazing city we will... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
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Victoria Gallery & Museum is housed in the stunning architecture of the University of Liverpool's famous flagship 'redbrick' building. Please note: The Tate Hall is currently closed for an exhibition changeover and will open on the 12th July with...more
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Victoria Gallery & Museum Ashton Street | University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3DR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This has the appearance of an old hospital. The gallery and museum is not large but certainly worth wandering round. I had to leave early because of the fire alarm! They have a great collection of LPs and 78s.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The outside of this building is very lovely, with a clock tower and a corner turret an long windows making it a bit fairytale castle-like. Inside, the place is equally eyecatching, and in some ways reminiscent of an old railway station's decorated arches - much...More

Thank Robert L
Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Robert L Thanks for your detailed review, it is much appreciated. We're really glad you found the building as beautiful as we do. The Brendel models have certainly been a big hit with our visitors and it is great to see that reflected in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The building is very beautiful & captivating since the first time I got here, very classic & vintage, and so the interior. Unfortunately the place is not big enough for a museum & gallery, so they dont provide muchMore

Thank Jessica I
Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jessica I Thanks for taking the time to visit us and to write a review. You are correct in that we are quite small, but I do think we are perfectly formed, and the gallery spaces, museum and lecture theatre really are artworks in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The highlight is the building with beautiful tiling inside. The contents while limited in range are very interesting and add considerably to the experience. A nice restaurant.More

Thank Colin B
Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Colin B Many thanks for popping along to our little slice of Liverpool. We are quite small but perfectly formed and have a varied range of changing exhibitions alongside static displays from the University of Liverpool's 130 year old collections and archives. The restaurant...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Amazing place we really enjoyed it and we like everything we'll done Liverpool amazing city we will be back

Thank jdcdnorthwales
Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hello jdcnorthwales Thanks for taking the time to give us a little review on TripAdvisor! We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Vicky

Reviewed 1 September 2018

A marvellous gallery: wonderful building , fascinating exhibits (I visited on Saturday 1st September 2018) great cafe and friendly and enthusiastic staff. My friends and I loved our visit here. It will become a regular stopping off point on my way into Liverpool. If you...More

Thank elizabethmL5466LZ
Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hello elizabethmL5466LZ You are correct, we do enthuse about our wonderful building, marvellous gallery and its fascinating exhibits. Thank you for noticing, visiting and reviewing! We look forward to becoming your regular stop-off point for many Liverpool visits to come! The cake changes frequently, so...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018

Having lived in Liverpool for many years, I never got round to visiting the Victoria Gallery, until a few days ago and what a treat it was! The building is beautiful, every detail is an inspiration for an artist. The exhibitions were very interesting, particularly...More

Thank Ildiko S
Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hello Ildiko S What a lovely review, we are so very grateful that you finally made the pilgrimage up the hill to come and see us. We like to say it's quite a way, but it's worth it and your review reflects that perfectly. We...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

If it's open and you're in the Uni of Liv campus region, definitely worth checking out. It's our official red brick building and has a really nice cafe and gift shop inside. The museum itself has a fair bit to it. However, in the past...More

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Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Hello VictoriaSampson Thank you for taking the time to post a review of the University's art gallery & museum. This building is open to the public between 10am - 5pm Tuesday - Saturday and these times are strictly adhered to. The only restrictions you might...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

The exhibits in the galleries are good, the building itself is amazing! Nearly every surface is decorated in glazed ceramic tiles and it has to be seen to be believed. The original 'red brick' university.More

Thank Greta B
Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Hello Greta B You are indeed correct that the phrase 'red brick University' was coined here about this very building. The tiles are very typical Alfred Waterhouse and many people say that they are an exhibit in themselves! Glad to know you enjoyed your time...More

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Located on University of Liverpool campus, this art gallery and museum houses paintings, sculpture, ceramics and has great special exhibits. Currently, get an up close and personal look at Meroe’s Head of Augustus sculpture ( on loan from the British Museum and returning there soon),...More

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Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Hello DEP3 Sounds like you had a great time in Liverpool seeing all of the local sights. Glad you enjoyed our weird and wonderful range of exhibits and that you managed to squeeze in a visit to the Garstang too! Thank you for visiting, do...More

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Phillip S
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Hello all! I am sorry we seem to have missed this question. As many of you have said, the galleries and museum are open from 10am - 5pm Tuesday - Saturday. If you are in town early, please feel free to visit us for... More
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