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Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

Norwich Research Park Earlham Road, Norwich NR4 7TJ, England
+44 1603 593199
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Sinsbury Centre art gallery

The following are the views of the Assist Trust Trip Advisor group, who visited The Sainsbury... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Norwich, United Kingdom
Sainsbury Centre

Had an enjoyable afternoon here. Interesting objects on display, wide variety. There's a good cafe... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
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The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts is an inspirational public art museum where you can see outstanding art for free. The Centre, which opened in 1978 to house the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Collection, is a world-class building designed by Norman Foster, at the University of East Anglia, Norwich.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Norwich Research Park Earlham Road, Norwich NR4 7TJ, England
+44 1603 593199
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

The following are the views of the Assist Trust Trip Advisor group, who visited The Sainsbury Centre on 25/4/17; it was hard to tell if the toilet is free because it's a very small dot to look at to see if it's free or not....More

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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Had an enjoyable afternoon here. Interesting objects on display, wide variety. There's a good cafe there too, and a lake to walk around. Worth a visit.

Thank Louloulou999
Reviewed 11 May 2017

As my daughter is studying at the Uni and her course is based n the Sainsbury Centre, we are becoming quite the repeat visitors here. Which is great as alongside the permanent collection there is always something new to see in the visiting exhibitions.My only...More

Thank samjan2015
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The chocolate brownies here were delicious. So much diverse art to appreciate and enjoy. Fantastic atmosphere, could have spent many more hours here, want to go back to the Paul Nash exhibition which looked great but we ran out of time.

Thank maggieyaxleysmith
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Set on the campus of the University of East Anglia, in a superb Norman Foster purpose built building this is an absolute must if you find yourself anywhere close. Actually , nowhere is too far away ...... This was the personal collection of two serious...More

1  Thank Alex186370
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Set in the University grounds this building is packed full of wonderful artefacts & wonderful artworks. Such an electric collection, from Bacon to Edmund De Wit, Nigerian Bronze, to South American ancient figures. Many beautiful & rare things be astonished by. A great collection.

Thank charles_astley
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Can thoroughly recommend this. Large and varied. The Sainsbury Centre always something of interest on view and is a lovely, calm space in fhe grounds of our excellent university.

1  Thank Jill T
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Easy to get to easy parking set in the UEA campus which has great walks available around the lakes and woods a unique collection of art

Thank Marcos_Dundalk
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The place is full of very eclectic pieces. Very disjointed and poorly organised. Needs more structure. Most of it not my taste. Disappointed. The building is like a warehouse, with an oppressive atmosphere.

Thank RichSid
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Our plan was to take the bus to the Sainsbury centre but we stopped off first at the park and had lunch. We then walked to the University. The Art centre is easy to find.The permanent collection was on view and found to be varied....More

Thank nadders1
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