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Victoria Gallery & Museum

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Address: Ashton Street | University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3DR, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)151 794 2348
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The original red brick

I was amazed when I found this place - I've been a student in Liverpool for 4 years and only just discovered it. Really interesting exhibits about the university, beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Liverpool, United Kingdom

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I was amazed when I found this place - I've been a student in Liverpool for 4 years and only just discovered it. Really interesting exhibits about the university, beautiful architecture & the cafe's not bad. The uni really should promote this more, both to students and visitors, because at the minute it's really not promoted enough.

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VGMVisitorServices, Education Officer at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Positive reviews like yours help to promote us to a wider audience so we very much appreciate you taking the time to write it. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

What an architectural beauty. Possibly one of the world's most architecturally excellent areas, including the tunnel entrance. All this and yet the Beatles are just about the only thing this city seems to be proud of.

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VGMVisitorServices, Education Officer at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words about our building. We are rightly very proud of it too. Every year Heritage Open Days celebrates England's history, architecture and culture by opening up buildings and providing new experiences. On 10th, 11th and 12th September we will be offering free tours of our Waterhouse campus buildings, giving visitors the chance to... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

As far as I am concerned, this is the best museum in Liverpool. It can't compete with the others in terms of size, but in terms of content and interest it is well in the lead. I've visited this museum with my family a number of times and always been impressed with the layout, the exhibits and the staff. Apart... More 

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VGMVisitorServices, Education Officer at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this review

Thank you so much Craig for your glowing review. We are pleased to hear that you and your family enjoy our exhibitions and are made to feel welcome by our wonderful staff. Our Waterloo Lives exhibition, in collaboration with the National Army Museum, is on until 24th October 2015 and showcases some fantastic objects including one of only two of... More 

Liverpool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I do my best to tell as many people as I can as to this Museum. It's one of the most stunning buildings in the city both inside and out. Fascinating exhibitions both art and science. Staff are fabulous friendly courteous and knowledgable. Go and you won't be disappointed.

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VGMVisitorServices, Education Officer at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this review

Thank you Peter for your glowing review and thank you also for telling lots of people about us - please keep it up! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon and I will pass on your kind words to our staff. More 

Waterloo,Liverpool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Can't believe what a beautiful and unpublicised museum this is. Loved the history, exhibits, but mostly the building itself. As an added bonus, fabulous cafe with homecooked food! A joy!

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KirstyHWigan, Education Officer at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are pleased you enjoyed your visit. The building is indeed very special. The style is Victorian Arts and Crafts. Did you spot the hand carved fireplace in the sculpture gallery? A beautiful work of art full of animals and a resplendent peacock in the centre. We are pleased you enjoyed our popular café... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Beautiful building with lots of historic interest inside & very interesting museum displays & art projects of varying types. Always something new to see. Helpful , friendly staff , guided tours & family craft afternoons etc. Tasty food in the cafe , as well as now being a lovely wedding venue.

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KirstyHWigan, Education Officer at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. With new exhibitions about every 4 months, you are right there is always something new to see. This week we have three exhibitions opening: ‘Micrographia’ is now open and ‘I love you Daucus Carota’ and ‘Gypsy Portraits Fred Shaw (1867-1950)’ will open this Friday to celebrate Liverpool’s Light... More 

Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

A few years ago I was photographing this building and the courtyard with library, and discovered later that the imposing place was a gallery and museum. It was only last year that I had chance to visit the interior, when I was in the city and my OH had 4 hours to spare due to his passport being dealt with.... More 

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KirstyHWigan, Education Officer at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We are pleased you were able to see the inside of our building this time, as it really is as beautiful inside as out. Our website has a section about the history of the building including some information about its design, which you might be interested in. Our building was designed by the great... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Helpful staff, good interactive activities & quizzes, fascinating collections which are well displayed, all in a beautiful building and with delicious cake. Thanks for having us.

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KirstyHWigan, Education Officer at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit. Thank you also for posting some great photos - I particularly like the one of the X Ray interactive. On 27th June our family workshop will celebrate 120 years since the first patient X Ray was taken in Liverpool. You can even create your own X Rays... More 

nottingham, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A little distance from the city centre but very close to the catholic cathedral and not far from good bars and restaurants on hope street. The architecture is stunning and worth a look in for the building itself. Quite an eclectic mix in the galleries and museums, well displayed and interesting though and good light food (think soup and cakes)... More 

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KirstyHWigan, Education Officer at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write a review, thank you. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. As you mention, we are a little outside the city centre. We are about 10/15 minutes walk from Lime Street station or there are lots of buses that go up Brownlow Hill, which take a couple of minutes. Our cafe is... More 

Runcorn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Visited the museum and had a very informative and interesting talk from a lovely young lady I think her name was lorna. I highly recommend a visit. I have been going to liverpool for years and never knew this place existed.

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KirstyHWigan, Education Officer at Victoria Gallery & Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Lorna is a member of our Visitor Services Team and I will ensure she reads your kind words. Having opened for Liverpool's year as Capital of Culture in 2008, we are one of the newer museums and galleries in the city. Being a little distance from the city centre, we are somewhat of a hidden... More 

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Address: Address: Ashton Street | University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3DR, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)151 794 2348
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool

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