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Manchester Art Gallery

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Address: Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL, England
Phone Number: 0161 235 8888
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Manchester Art Gallery is one of the region’s most popular cultural...
Manchester Art Gallery is one of the region’s most popular cultural destinations. It recently underwent a £35million expansion and refurbishment that transformed the museum into a world-class gallery displaying many of the city’s most important fine and decorative art works. The collection covers more than six centuries of work, but the museum is best known for its 19th century British paintings.
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A colection that starts in the 18th century is well presented and documented in a nice building. The details I enjoyed the most were some unexpected pieces presented where they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A colection that starts in the 18th century is well presented and documented in a nice building. The details I enjoyed the most were some unexpected pieces presented where they did not belong. Pieces from different styles and times still relate to each other. I really liked my visit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I liked the Valette and the new version of the Valette a lot. But there was no exhibition on when I went so I picked the wrong time to go. Otherwise, it was a good experience and there were a few highlights. I think that children would enjoy the interactive room.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Situated in the city centre, always a soothing atmospher when you visit. Have fantastic displays at present you can sit outside in chairs sorrounded by plants while you eat your lunch and watch the rest of manchester hurry by in there daily routines. Well laid out and accessable with wheelchairs and trolleys staff very helpful and knowlwdgeable. When you visit... More 

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

Great for art lovers, not a huge amount of modern or contemporary work but plenty of beautiful pieces to view. Even if it is just to get out of the rain for a while, and it’s free.

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This lovely Classic Building has played a formative part of my life in the Arts. My first visit at age 16-17 was as an Art School student. Later when I studied at what was then the Regional College of Art, based in All Saints, it was an important, if slightly sorry extension to my knowledge. Then later, after I found... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Liked to see paintings from famous and less famous artists. We had a free guided tour, for the highlights, with a lot of information. The entry is free. There is a coffeeshop and a nice shop.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It's free and educational people- get your kids off their behinds and give them some knowledge :) There is so much going on and if they have a special day, its even better - keep an eye on the website

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I see to many Galleries and museums but I'm sure that this one it's one of the best one in the world. The artistic director it's a very good manager and with to many smart ideas.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Manchester Art Gallery is always good to visit as there are different displays on at different times. Some old art displayed like, Turner, a lot of modern. A nightmare to park though near the gallery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I've visited a few times now with both friends and family. Great activities for younger members of the family.

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Additional Information about Manchester Art Gallery

Address: Address: Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL, England
Phone Number: 0161 235 8888
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Manchester
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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