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Lady Lever Art Gallery

Port Sunlight Village Lower Road, Birkenhead CH62 5EQ, England
+44 151 478 4136
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Wonderful Collection

Visited Port Sunlight , what a brilliant experience . Having lived in and near... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Solihull, United Kingdom
Never fails to impress

Lovely collection beautifully presented and a compact venue. Highly recommended and it is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mold, United Kingdom
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The Lady Lever Art Gallery is a real treasure, housing a stunning collection of paintings as well as exquisite furniture, Chinese collections, tapestries, sculpture, Wedgwood and classical antiquities in a beautiful building.There are several rooms, centred around the main hall. The paintings on display include pieces by Reynolds, Gainsborough, Stubbs, Turner, Millais, Rossetti, Holman Hunt and Waterhouse, to name but a few. The gallery also includes a dining room and shop. Admission is free.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Port Sunlight Village Lower Road, Birkenhead CH62 5EQ, England
+44 151 478 4136
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited Port Sunlight , what a brilliant experience . Having lived in and near Bournville,Birmingham I never thought I would see anything to better or even equal it. Lord Lever certainly did and bettered the Cadbury family. The art Gallery and Museum is fantastic. I...More

Thank ejfraser
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely collection beautifully presented and a compact venue. Highly recommended and it is free. The cafe downstairs was disappointing.

Thank KMN04
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful building situated in a really prominent position at the head of the memorial gardens which houses beautiful pieces of art from the eighteenth and nineteenth century.

Thank Rover5960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The finest collection of Pre-raphaelite art is here at this wonderful venue. If you love the pre-raphaelites, then give it a try. Of course, there are lots of other exhibitions to see, but they are always my personal favourite. Also a really cosy cafe with...More

1  Thank Lorna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is local to us but supprisingly we had never been.Port Sunlight was all way a place of work steeped in history created by Lors Leverhulm and his wife.The art gallery has some of the finest china collections both from abroad and closer to home...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Admission is free. This gallery is AMAZING. Too much to see in one visit if you want to appreciate all the exhibits. The Wedgwood Collection is said to be the largest in the world. We will return for a further visit...

Thank grannieswholunch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gallery is a Memorial to his wife and it is stuffed with his collection on Napoleon, and Wedgewood and Pre-Raphaelites. There was also an exhibition on Japanese prints from Edo (Tokyo). Situated in Port Sunlight, the tranquil and leafy village he built for his...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I do not think I would have been so impressed if I had not taken the free tour. The guide Cliff really brought the exhibits alive and added so much more to the history of the Lever family. The nearby museum completes the picture.

Thank walterWales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great free place to bring the children to explore and learn about art and history. Also some great rooms downstairs dedicated to children who can role play and do lots of drawing and brass transfers.

Thank bitemybottom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit, lots to see and do, at weekends they have music in the main hall the last visit it was classical guitar, there is also a nice restaurant/cafe selling home made food and good tea and coffee, free entry and free parking.

Thank Alan_W186337
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19 April 2017|
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Response from NtlMuseumsLiverpool | Property representative |
Hello, we are just across the road from Port Sunlight Museum - only a minute or two away.
31 July 2016|
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Response from NtlMuseumsLiverpool | Property representative |
We allow service dogs in the Gallery.
22 March 2016|
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Response from NtlMuseumsLiverpool | Property representative |
Yes definitely! We have Activity Rooms with colouring, story books and dressing up clothes as well as regular events for preschoolers. We are reopening newly restored galleries on Friday this week where the collections have... More