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Cartwright Hall

Lister Park, Bradford BD9 4NS, England
(01274) 751212
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Ranked #18 of 44 Attractions in Bradford
Type: Art Galleries, Historic Sites, Parks
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Great free art gallery upstairs and superb Julia Donaldson exhibition (pay £4 except on free Friday once a month) for the children which also had interesting letters from the publishers. A walk from the town situated but in a nice park. No café.

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Hull
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59 reviews 59 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Don't be put off by some of the reviews about the location of this gallery. It is set in wonderful parkland and on the day I visited, which was a lovely summer day, it was very tranquil. The venue is magnificent and it must have been wonderful to live in this grand house many decades ago. I went to visit... More

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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great Places for wedding and looking round good park and good access for disabled people to get in Perfect nice day out

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Visited a few months ago and felt safe despite being a single person - wasn't sure why other(s) felt Bradford to be unsafe but had an interesting hour or so looking around the very well organised displays - very informative and thoughtfully laid out exhibits - very educational and the museum is in the middle of Lister Park, which also... More

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I had never been before although I live near Haworth; I went specifically to see the exhibition of Rossetti's paintings of Jane Morris. These are beautiful, very well lit and displayed, although I wish there had been more of them! I find Bradford a very intimidating place; I went by bus and practically ran through the park to get inside,... More

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Bebington, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Cartwright has changed very much over the last couple of decades, but it is still extremely interesting, informative and diverse with both Western and Eastern cultures displayed alongside each other.

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Retford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Lovely little regional art gallery in Lister Park (see separate review). Some great pieces and well presented special exhibitions with stuff for kids to do. The gent's toilets are worth a visit if you like Victoriana

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Liversedge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

I went to Cartwright Hall to see the temporary exhibition 'Rossetti's Obsession - Images of Jane Morris'. I already knew where Lister Park is (in terms of where it is situated in Bradford), and this has somewhat put me off ever going there. It was a bit disappointing that there was a pretty nasty funfair in the park when we... More

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Slinfold
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14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Typical but in its way unique and worth a look. The history of Bradford from the Civil War when they were on the winning side but occupied through the very beneficial immigrations to the period when it was the World's centre of the wool trade and the heart of the industrial revolution to the present day where it is recovering.

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Leeds
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124 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

On a blustery and wet Sunday afternoon my partner and I decided to visit Cartwright Hall and arrived at 2.30pm so as the museum closes at 4pm on a Sunday we only had 1.5 hours. What an amazing place - we started by looking at an exhibition of art work from local nursery and school children - some budding artists... More

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