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Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Warrington Library Museum Street | Cultural Quarter, Warrington WA1 1JB, England
+44 1925 442399
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Sci-fi

Here for the Sci-fi event. Did some crafting with my 5year old and had our picture taken with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
TheAbductee
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Leigh
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Lovely museum

A lovely little museum. Some really interesting collections from both far and wind coupled with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DGooderd
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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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Warrington Library Museum Street | Cultural Quarter, Warrington WA1 1JB, England
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"local history"
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"lots of interesting things"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"rainy day"
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"glass cases"
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"egyptian mummy"
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"worth a visit"
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"all ages"
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"visiting warrington"
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"couple of hours"
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"great place to visit"
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"warrington town centre"
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"spend an afternoon"
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"few hours"
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"school holidays"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Here for the Sci-fi event. Did some crafting with my 5year old and had our picture taken with starwars characters and also looked round the museum

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely little museum. Some really interesting collections from both far and wind coupled with some local history. Worth popping in if you’re passing. Really friendly staff too.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Like all museums in a digital age, Warrington museum has had t decide who it is that it is trying to appeal to. There is very obviously, and rightly, a big nod towards the younger generation who presumably come in school groups to learn about...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Warrington Museum is an amazing place to visit, the staff are very friendly and professional the curiosities are out of this world and the art work is sublime, I have loved visiting the museum since my child hood and still find it a fastenating place...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Having lived in the North Wst all my life I was amazed that Warrington had an art gallery! I was very impressed some interesting works that I liked but of course subjective. The museum was really good but very old school so much behind standard...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Today I went to sketch some of the model fish, in preparation for an art project. I had plenty of choice and each item was clearly labelled. The museum has a lot for children, with fact sheets and games to keep them interested. As well...More

Thank 935he
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Spent a good couple of hours yesterday with my family. My 7 year old step daughter loved the museum. She especially liked being able to handle the fossils. She also enjoyed the zoology section. It was quite busy but I was pleased to see this...More

Thank saralbuckley
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

I'm sick to death of museums where most of the collections have been hidden away and replaced by boards interpreting the carefully chosen selection that the public is permitted to see. Today I discovered Warrington Museum and fell in love with it, Faced with the...More

Thank frigate
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is a fabulous little gem in Warrington town centre and in with the Library. Easy to get to from Golden Square bus station or Warrington Bank Quay train station - 5 minutes maximum from both. We took a chance and parked at Go Outdoors...More

Thank Angie K
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

We were visiting Warrington and went to Warrington Museum because we wanted a wet weather tourist option. We enjoyed our visit and spent several hours looking at interesting exhibits. We thought it a traditional style of museum, which was a good thing. Warrington has an...More

Thank Tony W
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Opening times are Weekdays 10am-4:30pm, Saturday 10am-4pm. Closed Sundays and Bank holidays For what's on, please see our website
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Opening times are Weekdays 10am-4:30pm, Saturday 10am-4pm. Closed Sundays and Bank holidays
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