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Wolverhampton Art Gallery

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Address: Lichfield St., Wolverhampton WV1 1DU, England
Phone Number: 44-1902-552-055
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: With its family friendly displays and interactives, Wolverhampton Art...
With its family friendly displays and interactives, Wolverhampton Art Gallery can be enjoyed by visitors of all ages.See permanent displays dedicated to key periods in history alongside regularly changing exhibitions that embrace painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, multi-media, and more. From grand paintings by 18th century greats, to thought provoking contemporary pieces, there’s always something new to discover.Relax in the laid-back setting of the Art Gallery Cafe, with its delicious menu, ranges of speciality loose-leaf teas and fresh coffee, and discover a treasure trove of crafts, cards and jewellery in the gallery shop.
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You MUST visit this art gallery if you are ever in Wolverhampton! It's free!

Wow! I am lost for words - me and my friend absolutely loved it at the Wolverhampton art gallery, I am so glad we visited, as we originally just came to see a band at the civic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Lealea94
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Wow! I am lost for words - me and my friend absolutely loved it at the Wolverhampton art gallery, I am so glad we visited, as we originally just came to see a band at the civic hall but, glad we ended our stay in Wolves, here. We both travelled from different parts of the country and we would happily... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

really nice looking building with lots of beautiful artifacts,treasures and paintings to look at , it also has a shop, café and toilets,the staff are really helpful and its located near to the train station and bus station

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

What a pleasant way to spend a rainy afternoon. Whilst some of the exhibits might be a little strange for my taste, there was a wide range to choose from and there truly is something for everyone to appreciate. Nice tearoom/café too.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Being a Wulfrunan and travelled the length and breadth of England, I have to say we have a decent art gallery in Wolves. But for some reason unlike other cities we don't promote these things enough. The Wolf in Sheeps clothing is the mechanical statue that comes out of the first floor balcony at about five minutes past the hour.... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Love this gallery, beautiful building and the cafe is excellent too. Victorian room is still my favourite.

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WolvesAG, Front Office Manager at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It is lovely to welcome visitors back to our Gallery. Our Victorian room is very popular with both adults and children alike. I see that you visited the Cafe and i hope you managed to try a piece of cake from our brand new selection! Once again, thank you for your review and we look... More 

Sedgley, Dudley, West Midlands, UK
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There is nothing you can dislike. It is very decent, airy, WCs, and food never too far as this is in the Centre of Wolverhampton

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WolvesAG, Front Office Manager at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very proud of our Art Gallery and it is lovely to hear comments like yours. With it's family friendly displays, the Art Gallery welcomes visitors to explore 300 years of art, from Georgian paintings and Pop Art to thought provoking contemporary pieces. We change our exhibitions regularly and our new Pop Art exhibition... More 

wolverhampton
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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Been here a few times and took my son this time round who found it really interesting they have a dressing up area a sensory room and lots of interesting interactive things for the kids to do as well as usual displays and arts for adults to look at. Great for free has a cafe if you want to stay... More 

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WolvesAG, Front Office Manager at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Our Sensory room is the perfect place for young visitors to explore, listen, feel and see works of Art. Our Georgian Gallery is where young children can dress up in customes from the Georgian era and experience what life in Georgian times was like. Entry to... More 

Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We all came as a class from St Johns Bridgnorth, we extremely enjoyed this trip ! We loved all the paintings and art work from a mix of modern and old fashioned. The northern Ireland section touched our hearts and showed us what it was like to be living there at that time. We all especially loved Light and sound... More 

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WolvesAG, Front Office Manager at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure to welcome your group to our Gallery. WAVE venues are special places which serve our local schools and communities where everyone can enjoy learning and develop a range of skills. Our service level agreements are available nursery, reception, primary and secondary schools. SLA schools benefit from free workshops throughout the year... More 

Wolverhampton
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My sister is a local artist and has painted here many times with people milling around and watching! I have walked around here many times and been really proud - not just of my sister's work but of the diversity of choice here. Well bone the curators.

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WolvesAG, Front Office Manager at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you had a wonderful visit. It was interesting to learn about your sister's experiences of painting in the Gallery. These activities are always popular with visitors and we have arranged an 'Artist Performance By Daniel Jewesbury' in the Art Gallery on Tuesday 27th January 2015 between 1pm and 4pm. He will... More 

Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I take my youngest daughter a lot to look round and have a bite to eat food is made to order nice selection of cakes

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WolvesAG, Front Office Manager at Wolverhampton Art Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you and your daughter enjoyed your visit. We have a number of activities planned for children during the half term break, so if you are in the area please pop in and collect a copy of our quarterly magazine and the Raring 2 G brochure. Once again, thank you for review... More 

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