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Lady Lever Art Gallery

Port Sunlight Village Lower Road, Birkenhead CH62 5EQ, England
+44 151 478 4136
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My first visit for twenty years.

We called in to the Gallery while walking around the beautiful Port Sunlight village .I had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura B
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Something to do

Very short activity but it's worth doing if you're visiting the very beautiful port sunlight. Some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ashley L
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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The Lady Lever Art Gallery is a real treasure, housing a stunning collection of paintings as well as exquisite furniture, Chinese collections, tapestries, sculpture, Wedgwood and classical antiquities in a beautiful building.There are several rooms, centred around the main hall. The paintings on display include pieces by Reynolds, Gainsborough, Stubbs, Turner, Millais, Rossetti, Holman Hunt and Waterhouse, to name but a few. The gallery also includes a dining room and shop. Admission is free.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Port Sunlight Village Lower Road, Birkenhead CH62 5EQ, England
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+44 151 478 4136
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in to the Gallery while walking around the beautiful Port Sunlight village .I had forgotten just how gorgeous this building is and the artwork is fabulous . The historic room settings within the gallery are like walking into a time-warp , some in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very short activity but it's worth doing if you're visiting the very beautiful port sunlight. Some beautiful art work to see, and the grounds are quite breath taking on a lovely day.

Thank Ashley L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit if you are in Port Sunlight, great art displayed in a great building, café in basement area.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As I live here you take it for granted how beautiful Portsunlight is with it’s beautiful flowers and gardens, my friend loved Leverhulme art gallery it still amazes me and I have been there lots of times

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have to admit that I went here expecting to see a load of paintings. Yes - there are a good number of excellent paintings (including Turner, Millais, Constable, Burne Jones, Rossetti) But it is the rest of the collection that makes this a must see...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The art gallery is a must if you are visiting Port Sunlight. Lord Leverhulme was quite a collector of art and amongst the artists I had never heard of there were many I had. There was an exhibition of Whistlers etchings also which was very...More

Thank Andrea A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I first visited the museum with the Thornton Cleveleys Probus Club when I was living in Lancashire, as I am living on the Wirral Peninsula, I am able to visit more frequently. There are so many things to see it is hard to describe but...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This one one our our favourite places to visit when my son was growing up! And still 37 years later I still love it! Now my granddaughter is a little visitor too! It’s a great place to visit and for me it holds many personal...More

Thank Diane B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth an hour or two, very informative written info for each exhibit and there is a lot of it! All wealth generated from selling soap bars around the WORLD, anti Brexit campaigners please note! Looked after his workers well and money left over to...More

Thank Tim K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the Lady Lever Art Gallery on Friday, 15.JUne, and had a wonderful time. I agree that the man behind the counter in the cafe could have been more pleasant - he was a bit short with me, since I was not aware of...More

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diannecurran49
8 January 2018|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
Merseyrail, Lime Street, Central or James Street to Bebbington or Port Sunlight. It’s a 10 minute walk max from either.
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dickymintNottyAsh
26 December 2017|
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Response from Kaboozie | Reviewed this property |
Opening hours 10:00 to 17:00 Monday to Sunday however, bank holiday times will differ, look at the website or call on 0151 478 4136.
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janlucas16
19 April 2017|
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Response from NtlMuseumsLiverpool | Property representative |
Hello, we are just across the road from Port Sunlight Museum - only a minute or two away.
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