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Mercer Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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We always visit !

Two seniors, who visit the delightful town of Harrogate several times a year, always visit the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Peter F
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Grantham, United Kingdom
One of Many Gems in This Great Town

Around the time of Christmas 2018, thankfully, The Mercer Gallery was open ... if quiet. Some of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
950anguse
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Kirriemuir, United Kingdom
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“local artists”(11 reviews)
“free entry”(16 reviews)
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31 Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Two seniors, who visit the delightful town of Harrogate several times a year, always visit the 'Mercer' gallery. This year was no exception and the gallery is as well stocked with quality offerings as it always is. The staff are delightful, and this small Gallery...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Peter F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Around the time of Christmas 2018, thankfully, The Mercer Gallery was open ... if quiet. Some of Harrogate's own treasures were on display. A nice couple of Grimshaws and many other notable artworks, some of which I've had previous sight of. But what made this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

Several good exhibits. Small shop with good, but expensive, gifts. Pleasant. Free entry with donation box for non skinflints. A bit hard to find - not enough signposting. If you can see the public toilets across from the tourist information shop, then that's the rear...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank whatdidicomefor
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A nice way to pass half and hour to an hour. Some very nice landscapes. Plus a photo exhibition when we were there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maria T
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Certainly worth a quick visit - 30 minutes should suffice. Interesting English artists. But a nice chance to take a break from the cafes and shops.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RWupp64
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We regularly visit the gallery. They have a good selection of exhibitions throughout the year. It’s not a huge gallery but It is definitely worth a visit and of course it’s free,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Shaun D
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This used to be the town hall but has been converted into an art gallery. Friendly staff and some great pictures (we saw the 'From today, painting is dead' exhibition. I particularly liked the two paintings by John Atkinson Grimshaw.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ZestyLondon
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We were lucky enough to catch the Devine Art of Photography exhibition while we visited Mercer Gallery. The exhibition showed some very old photos. The paintings displayed while we were there were a mix of old and modern. Best of all this is a free...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank christinegibs0n
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Nice building, immaculate as you'd expect, great selection of paintings which complimented each other. In fact a couple of the paintings were stunning. There was an interesting photography exhibition also. It's free and there is a toilet which is a bonus. So, why 4/5 and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Aldridge P
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Do check before you go that it is fully open. We visited between temporary exhibitions. Most of the museum was closed leaving one tiny room to explore. Obviously not the museum's fault and this looked from a distance a very tidy museum. Will need to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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