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Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

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Address: Warrington Library Museum Street | Cultural Quarter, Warrington WA1 1JB, England
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+44 1925 442399
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10:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:30
Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Located above Warrington Central Library, Warrington Museum is one of the...

Located above Warrington Central Library, Warrington Museum is one of the oldest municipal museums in the country. Much of the quintessential character of the building has been preserved and its original glass cabinets are crammed with treasures from all over the world. Work from acclaimed artists is also on display in the art gallery, and there is a lively program of events, activities and temporary exhibitions. Admission is free!

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Little gem.

Had a lovely couple of hours wandering around. Good displays with lots of information. Lots for children to do and find. Nice mix of art work. Staff were very friendly and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely couple of hours wandering around. Good displays with lots of information. Lots for children to do and find. Nice mix of art work. Staff were very friendly and informative.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good collection of local and national / international items in the collection. Easy to spend an afternoon here.

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Thank ThomasDwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my boyfriend decided to getaway to warrington for the weekend , never been to Warrington so this museum was a great gem to stumbled on, great detail and very interested . Staff members are very friendly and the art and items in the museum are very intricate . Definitely worth the trip

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Thank kenneila q
Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well what can I say, here is a place that's got everything you need too know about warrington . For how the rugby team became known as the wires , to quirky things that make you think. This place is very interesting and well worth a visit

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Thank J0em50
Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

athe Archavist was able to locate the address and from his local knowledge He produced a period photograph, which enabled Me to visit the property and interview the current owner

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Thank 417smartcar
Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Warrington Museum is a small museum with lots of different exhibits. along with monthly changes. This stops it being a "been there done that" sort of place It is big enough to be a friendly welcoming sort of a place and along with my grandkids makes for interesting FINDS. If they don't find things of interest the need to point... More 

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Thank Mike F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for getting up to speed on the history of the area and a very quirky display of mounted fish! Lots for kids to do too with loads of exhibits in both the paleontology area and the local history sections.

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Selby
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warrington Museum is a small museum with lots of different sorts of exhibits. It is not big enough to be a major attraction but it has something for everyone including children. A real effort has been made to provide something for younger children (3 - 6) to do and my five year old really enjoyed it as well as learning... More 

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Thank CatherineSelby
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is fun to go to with children and there are a lot of things for them to do and see. It's good for all ages and I still continue to go every summer.

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Thank Neve R
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had an hour or so to kill when in Warrington so decided to give the museum a go. I knew where it was but actually getting in to it proved a bit of a challenge. Going through the doors marked museum led me into the library, walked around the library went through a door and was back in the... More 

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