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Manchester Art Gallery

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Address: Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL, England
Phone Number: +44 161 235 8888
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10:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 17:00
Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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From our historical collections to international contemporary art, we aim...

From our historical collections to international contemporary art, we aim to bring fresh perspectives, encourage conversation and spark debate.

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This is a lovely traditional gallery, heavy on the L.S. Lowry and with a really eclectic collection of periods and themes, with some great ever-changing installations on the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a lovely traditional gallery, heavy on the L.S. Lowry and with a really eclectic collection of periods and themes, with some great ever-changing installations on the ground floor (each time I've been these have been photographic in the main). It's a gallery that can be satisfying in just a couple of hours if that's all you have/feel like;... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wentwith friends on there day trip from the midlands . Really nicely set out . Some great exibits but lowry has to be my favourite . Worth a visit on a wet rainy day .

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Niche gallery with a spectacular collection of paintings by the magnificent British Impressionist, L.S. Lowry.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had just a couple of hours to visit. We only saw five rooms but this gallery is amazing. We will be back again to see more. Highly recommend.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a few hours browsing through their collection, there are some truly wonderful and iconic Victorian paintings. Plus they have good exhibitions. The coffee bar/restaurant is good too.

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North Yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well laid out and curated art gallery, with a lovely cafe, delicious food and wine with excellent service.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I particularly enjoyed the pre-raphaelitte paintings and the 17th Century dutch seascapes. I recommend the tour which added greatly to our enjoyment

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent art museum. Really loved the variety of the exhibits especially the Pre-Raphaelites. Good costume display while we were in town. Also has a nice café with excellent cakes.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building itself is a work of art ,the ceilings were breathtaking .A wide variety of paintingsfor all over the world ,well laid out with plenty of seating to enable you to really take in all you were seeing .Well worth a visit .

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came looking for Lowry and discovered so much more. Modern artists unexpectedly interspersed with the old masters which was a nice touch. Staff were also really friendly and knowledgeable.

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