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Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

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Lucky to still have this!

Lucky to still have this art gallery. Many lovely works to see, and historic models of ships too... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DMW2013_81
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Bala, United Kingdom
A hidden gem in Birkenhead

Went here for one specific showing, however the rest of the gallery is worth a visit. Its not large... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Julien D
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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The Williamson Art Gallery and Museum houses several exhibition spaces showing exhibitions of local, national and international interest. The building also houses a museum which houses the largest collection of Della Robbia Pottery from Birkenhead...more
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Slatey Road, Birkenhead CH43 4UE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lucky to still have this art gallery. Many lovely works to see, and historic models of ships too. Recommended.

Thank DMW2013_81
Abscraft, Public Relations Manager at Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much....

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Went here for one specific showing, however the rest of the gallery is worth a visit. Its not large and will not take more than a couple of hours to see everything. The collection of local pottery was certainly an eye opener. The cafe is...More

Thank Julien D
Abscraft, Public Relations Manager at Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thank you very much for your review. Several exhibitions end tomorrow and there will be a new one when we reopen on Wednesday with further exhibitions starting every week throughout September. Our website will get a new look this week and the September newletter is...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

A hidden gem of a museum. Lovely exhibits including artwork. Different displays on so checkout dates. Nice cafe too. Little art shop worth a visit too.

Thank Chris S
Abscraft, Public Relations Manager at Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Went specifically to vie the Cammel Laird photo exhibition '93-'96 as had family links and was not disappointed . Very good local displays of pottery, art and miscellany from the Wirral - have lived here 60 years and this was first visit - shame on...More

Thank Keefdee
Abscraft, Public Relations Manager at Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Many thanks and so glad you came for the exhibition but found so much more. Come again as we change exhibits regularly.

Reviewed 18 July 2018

great gallery, child friendly check out the website for events.and exhibitions, has an art shop and bookshop within.

Thank Kelsang S
Abscraft, Public Relations Manager at Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Many thanks, Kelsang

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Having lived in Wirral all my life but never visited before thought it was time to see what was on offer. Whilst I am not a lover of art I felt what they had could have been displayed better and with more information. Loved the...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

What a lovely art gallery with pictures to suit all tastes, we loved walking up and down looking at landscapes, abstracts and portraits all sitting side by side on the walls. There was a room full of model ships and a room full of pottery....More

Thank Maria M
Abscraft, Public Relations Manager at Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

Many thanks for your review. Hope to see you again. All the workshops are listed on our website and more will be added next week.

Reviewed 18 February 2018

Small to medium sized gallery and museum. The Dela Robbia pottery is the gem of the place, the ship models are very interesting. But the real stand out is the exhibition titled "Sea Dragons" or Dragons of the Pool until 18th of March 2018. It...More

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Abscraft, Public Relations Manager at Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

An incredible exhibition and we are so proud to host it, from Edgehill University.

Reviewed 22 November 2017

For me it is a placeto visit it ticks all the boxes, it has something for every one. As a child I used to go round the gallery rather go to sunday school I leant a lot about art there which set me up for...More

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Abscraft, Public Relations Manager at Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Thank you so much, Kel - we try hard to make it somewhere for all.

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Amazing place. Lots to see and to do. I was fascinated watching a sculptor create a polar bear from a lump of clay and I tried my hand at throwing a pot, I wandered through the well loved galleries and frowned at the new but...More

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Abscraft, Public Relations Manager at Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

I am wondering when you were in... perhaps in early Summer when we had the Wirral Potters in doing a demonstration.

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Response from Abscraft | Property representative |
It is always free to come in except when we have an evening event or a workshop where there are costs involved. We pride oursleves on keeping as much free as possible, but donations always welcomed to the charity that... More
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