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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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Not the Louvre, not the National History Museum

If you like your museums old school, with rooms of Victorian glass cases then this place is for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
danglemoongroup
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leeds
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Exploring the Neighbourhood

We live just over the road from the museum and I was wondering what it was all about so I took my... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JaimeLeigh1
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:30
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Warrington Library Museum Street | Cultural Quarter, Warrington WA1 1JB, England
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+44 1925 442399
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you like your museums old school, with rooms of Victorian glass cases then this place is for you. Every glass case is rammed full of artefacts and interesting things from different eras of thpe town's past. If you like a more new school approach...More

Thank danglemoongroup
Reviewed 4 days ago

We live just over the road from the museum and I was wondering what it was all about so I took my little brother as like a little learning experience as I want him to understand how life was before he was born, it a...More

2  Thank JaimeLeigh1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good place to take the kids very interesting departments from eygtians ti prehistoric plus its free sowont cost an arm and leg to get in

Thank 290560elaine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited several times as it is my local museum. It sits in a lovely Victorian building attached to the library. There is a great Warrington history section on the mezzanine level but my favourite area is the comprehensive collection of rocks and minerals....More

1  Thank Mari F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located close to both railway stations & town centre this fine building houses an excellent library with reference section plus 3 floors of museum & art galleries .In one gallery there are changing exhibitions often featuring local artists ( this one forms a balcony circling...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I have visited this small museum many times over the years; alone, with my wife, with my children and now with my grandchildren. Every visit has revealed something new and also demonstrated that any age group can have an exciting and informative time here. This...More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Great place to go on a rainy day and looking for something FREE to do. Learn about great history and see Great art work.

1  Thank beccamary2017
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I took my 3 year old granddaughter to the Museum in the summer holidays as I had seen they do craft with the kids throughout summer which is free. When we went in we were greeted by a young man who gave us a map...More

1  Thank lynne m
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Two grandparents and 10 year old granddaughter had a great afternoon here. Lots to see with many 'touchy-feely' things to keep young ones amused. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Jacksons22
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We come to the museum every time we are in Warrington. no matter how many time's I've been here i always find something new to see

1  Thank tunnicliffe16
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Localartist2015
8 July 2017|
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Response from Roger J | Property representative |
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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Localartist2015
8 July 2017|
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Response from Roger J | Property representative |
Opening times are Weekdays 10am-4:30pm, Saturday 10am-4pm. Closed Sundays and Bank holidays
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