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Salford Museum & Art Gallery

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Great museum and gallery

This is a great place to visit for a morning or afternoon. The museum incorporates a Victorian... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lynda G
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Lovely museum and gallery

I drive past often, and one day decided to go in. I love the old street, probably my favourite bit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MysticManc
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Salford Museum and Art Gallery was the UK’s ‘first free public library’, which opened in January 1850, followed in November by a museum and art gallery. The building was a mansion house known as Lark Hill, which had been built in the 1790s and has...more
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Crescent | Peel Park, Salford M5 4WU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit for a morning or afternoon. The museum incorporates a Victorian cobbled street carefully laid out to be as authentic as possible. Children would find this fascinating and educational and I believe that visits can incorporate dressing up in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I drive past often, and one day decided to go in. I love the old street, probably my favourite bit. But, they have lots of different exhibitions, which, I believe change pretty regularly. You can keep coming back. Like the cafe too, staff are very...More

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SMAG01, General Manager at Salford Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are delighted that you enjoyed the street, the galleries and the café! We do have a changing programme of exhibitions so do have a look on our website for future shows.

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It was a good trip with the kids. Lovely staff, we and the kids enjoyed to visit. No much activities on the day we visited but was fineMore

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SMAG01, General Manager at Salford Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are delighted you enjoyed your visit. We are sorry you didn't find many activities on on the day you visited - we list everything on the website so hopefully you will find some future activities to come along...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant place for kids and all ages, a real look into the past Salford. Easy access public transport, taxi etc and right next to Peel Park

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SMAG01, General Manager at Salford Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review, we are so please you had a great day. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 July 2018

I loved how simple, inviting, and fresh the museum is in it's approach. Not at all overwhelming like how some other museums can be, and a treat to walk around in. Though it's a small city, there are lots of quirky bits of history in...More

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SMAG01, Manager at Salford Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 12 July 2018

I was visiting the northwest for the weekend, unfamiliar with the area or parking arrangements and followed a friend rushing into the museum both of us parking in front of the museum on Sunday afternoon to see the Coronation Street Exhibition. I very much enjoyed...More

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SMAG01, Manager at Salford Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you for feeding back to us, and I am very pleased that you enjoyed the art on show in the galleries. We have just opened a new exhibition of Royal Acadamicians from our collection so we currently have a lot more our our art...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

An interesting art collection here, many RA artists, including Lowry, Hockney and Frink. Also an atmospheric Victorian street containing shops and genuine artefacts. It was free entry but £2.50 parking. Good shop and well informed staff.More

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SMAG01, Manager at Salford Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit, particularly the RA show, and will pass your comments back to the team. If you enjoyed the artwork we have a small satellite show of more of the RA's from our collection currently on display at...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018

The Salford Museum & Art Gallery is located in the University of Salford Crescent Campus area, an interesting complex of newly built and old red bricks buildings. There isn't really very much from the art point of view, but the collection of books of local...More

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SMAG01, Front Office Manager at Salford Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

Thank you for you review. We are so glad you enjoyed the Local History Library. We are sorry you didn't feel we had much art on display. You'll be glad to hear that we have an exhibition imminently due to open celebrating the 250th anniversary...More

Reviewed 20 June 2018

We visited to see this temporary exhibition and were not disappointed. The Lark Hill Place exhibit was also worth seeing too. Entrance is free too. Only worry was the car parking system. I failed to notice that I should have entered my car registration number...More

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SMAG01, Front Office Manager at Salford Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

Thank you for you lovely comments regarding the exhibitions we are so glad you were not disappointed. We have some exciting exhibitions and event coming up so we hope to see you at those in the future. We are sorry you had issues with he...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

I love the fact that the volunteers are so dedicated and the Museum is a great place to visit. My only criticism is that it is not so easy to park .

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Nevjan
21 February 2017|
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Response from SMAG01 | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we hope a four year old would enjoy it here. We have quizzes and fancy dress for children to enjoy on a daily basis. We also have half term activities running all week. Admission is free but some activities are... More
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marshakbrowne
5 February 2017|
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Hi, Please find the relevant information below. Opening times Monday: Closed Tuesday: 10:00 am - 4:45 pm Wednesday: 10:00 am - 4:45 pm Thursday: 10:00 am - 4:45 pm Friday: 10:00 am - 4:45 pm Saturday: 12:00 pm - 4:00... More
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Hi I couldn't answer sooner as it had been a while since I had been and I didn't want to give the wrong information, anyway I have been again today ( 23/08/2016) with whole family of 5, £36 for us all to have wraps/paninis... More
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