We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Afternoon of Art....”

Manchester Art Gallery
Ranked #18 of 196 things to do in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: From our historical collections to international contemporary art, we aim to bring fresh perspectives, encourage conversation and spark debate. Explore our collections of fine art, spanning six centuries and including many major modern and contemporary pieces. We are famous for 19th century British paintings, particularly our outstanding collection of Pre-Raphaelite works. Our decorative arts collections showcase the artistry, tastes and techniques of every era and culture, from ancient civilizations to today’s designer makers. Our collections of ceramics, silver, glass, furniture and costume are especially fine. We constantly renew and update our collections displays so you should discover something new every time you visit. And, we're free to visit!
Reviewed 23 August 2014

Beautiful art work - some pieces are so stunning. Well worth a visit n literally on the doorstep of Piccadilly Gardens though some people are totally unaware of this stunning building. A must visit.

Thank Cheryl R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (1,749)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"pre raphaelite"
in 40 reviews
"grayson perry"
in 21 reviews
"wonderful collection"
in 16 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 88 reviews
"on display"
in 65 reviews
"changing exhibitions"
in 22 reviews
"special exhibition"
in 16 reviews
"lovely cafe"
in 21 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 51 reviews
"free entry"
in 45 reviews
"lovely building"
in 26 reviews
"few hours"
in 39 reviews
"the ground floor"
in 24 reviews
"rainy day"
in 20 reviews
"city centre"
in 37 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 18 reviews
"vogue"
in 52 reviews
Filter

1,167 - 1,171 of 1,749 reviews

Reviewed 20 August 2014

Had a go today with my wife. Good art collection by British artistes across the centuries. The galleries were also well laid out. There were also plenty of chairs for the visitors to sit and enjoy the paintings. We had a nice time there overall.

Thank paeds88
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 20 August 2014

The best part of the collection is the pre-raphaelites, but it has a bit of impresionist art and victorian. Definitely worth visiting.

Thank Rocio_C_P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

Had a quick pop in on a recent day in Manchester. It is free and is worth a wander as they have some great modern and ancient art. Nice coffee shop and book shop.

Thank Jpcowell
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Central, nice cafe and most exhibitions are free. well worth a visit if you are in Manchester and can drag yourself away from the shops.

Thank LeCoultre1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Manchester Art Gallery also viewed

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Manchester, Greater Manchester
 
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Manchester, Greater Manchester
 

Been to Manchester Art Gallery? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing