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Victoria Gallery & Museum

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A great Victorian building

The highlight is the building with beautiful tiling inside. The contents while limited in range are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colin B
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Great visit

Amazing place we really enjoyed it and we like everything we'll done Liverpool amazing city we will... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jdcdnorthwales
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Victoria Gallery & Museum is housed in the stunning architecture of the University of Liverpool's famous flagship 'redbrick' building. Please note: The Tate Hall is currently closed for an exhibition changeover and will open on the 12th July with...more
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Victoria Gallery & Museum Ashton Street | University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3DR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The building is very beautiful & captivating since the first time I got here, very classic & vintage, and so the interior. Unfortunately the place is not big enough for a museum & gallery, so they dont provide much

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The highlight is the building with beautiful tiling inside. The contents while limited in range are very interesting and add considerably to the experience. A nice restaurant.

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing place we really enjoyed it and we like everything we'll done Liverpool amazing city we will be back

Thank jdcdnorthwales
Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello jdcnorthwales Thanks for taking the time to give us a little review on TripAdvisor! We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Vicky

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A marvellous gallery: wonderful building , fascinating exhibits (I visited on Saturday 1st September 2018) great cafe and friendly and enthusiastic staff. My friends and I loved our visit here. It will become a regular stopping off point on my way into Liverpool. If you...More

Thank elizabethmL5466LZ
Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello elizabethmL5466LZ You are correct, we do enthuse about our wonderful building, marvellous gallery and its fascinating exhibits. Thank you for noticing, visiting and reviewing! We look forward to becoming your regular stop-off point for many Liverpool visits to come! The cake changes frequently, so...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having lived in Liverpool for many years, I never got round to visiting the Victoria Gallery, until a few days ago and what a treat it was! The building is beautiful, every detail is an inspiration for an artist. The exhibitions were very interesting, particularly...More

Thank Ildiko S
Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Ildiko S What a lovely review, we are so very grateful that you finally made the pilgrimage up the hill to come and see us. We like to say it's quite a way, but it's worth it and your review reflects that perfectly. We...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

If it's open and you're in the Uni of Liv campus region, definitely worth checking out. It's our official red brick building and has a really nice cafe and gift shop inside. The museum itself has a fair bit to it. However, in the past...More

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Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello VictoriaSampson Thank you for taking the time to post a review of the University's art gallery & museum. This building is open to the public between 10am - 5pm Tuesday - Saturday and these times are strictly adhered to. The only restrictions you might...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

The exhibits in the galleries are good, the building itself is amazing! Nearly every surface is decorated in glazed ceramic tiles and it has to be seen to be believed. The original 'red brick' university.More

Thank Greta B
Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Greta B You are indeed correct that the phrase 'red brick University' was coined here about this very building. The tiles are very typical Alfred Waterhouse and many people say that they are an exhibit in themselves! Glad to know you enjoyed your time...More

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Located on University of Liverpool campus, this art gallery and museum houses paintings, sculpture, ceramics and has great special exhibits. Currently, get an up close and personal look at Meroe’s Head of Augustus sculpture ( on loan from the British Museum and returning there soon),...More

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Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello DEP3 Sounds like you had a great time in Liverpool seeing all of the local sights. Glad you enjoyed our weird and wonderful range of exhibits and that you managed to squeeze in a visit to the Garstang too! Thank you for visiting, do...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Take the opportunity to visit before June 30th if you also want to see the famous Head of Augustus as well as the rest of this lovely museum and gallery. Only 2 stops up the hill from the Adelphi, or a brisk 5-10 minute walk....More

Thank athyoz
Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello athyoz Thanks for not only visiting our good selves, but our sister site, the Garstang Museum of Archaeology. It is another of our little hidden gems here at the University. Glad you managed to see Augustus himself before he went back to the British...More

Reviewed 14 June 2018

. . . because despite its size the exhibitions are so wide-ranging and fascinating, and because the staff are so helpful and informative. I only had a couple of hours, but by the time I'd looked at the Audubon room, the Book of the Dead...More

Thank Philip R
Vicky_VST, Visitor Services Team at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Philip How nice of you to say such lovely things about our humble establishment! I do hope you can get back soon and see the rest of the place. It really is worth it! Kind regards Vicky

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Phillip S
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Hello all! I am sorry we seem to have missed this question. As many of you have said, the galleries and museum are open from 10am - 5pm Tuesday - Saturday. If you are in town early, please feel free to visit us for... More
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