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Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

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Address: Museum Street | Cultural Quarter, Warrington WA1 1JB, England
Phone Number: 01925 442399
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10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Located above Warrington Central Library, Warrington Museum is one of the...

Located above Warrington Central Library, Warrington Museum is one of the oldest municipal museums in the country. Much of the quintessential character of the building has been preserved and its original glass cabinets are crammed with treasures from all over the world. Work from acclaimed artists is also on display in the art gallery, and there is a lively program of events, activities and temporary exhibitions. Admission is free!

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Really enjoyed the mr smiths exhibition it was great , lovely musuem lovely staff , easy to find . .

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really enjoyed the mr smiths exhibition it was great , lovely musuem lovely staff , easy to find . .

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an old fashioned municipal museum. It has items that some may find inappropriate in our PC days but they are explained respectfully. You could spend at least an hour looking at all the objects in the first two galleries alone. It has stuff for all the family and it covers Warrington life very well too. The Mr Smths... More 

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Cheshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The museum is a great place to visit and the staff make you feel very welcome. They are on hand to deal with any questions and have good knowledge about the local area as well as the museum. I enjoyed Mr Smith's exhibition and it was fun to have my memory jogged about good times spent there. The shrunken head... More 

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Thank luvfoodantravel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I nipped in to avoid the rain and it was the first time in years that I have been there and was pleasantly surprised how it's changed. I planned to go round for a short while but ended up spending over three hours exploring the building. It's well worth a visit if you have not been before or a while... More 

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do you have a spare hour... Then this is a must visit. The museum is split over two floor in a delightful building. It's only small but full of interesting artefacts. Something for everyone. It was good to see a history of Warrington on display and some of the industries which are sadly lost. I recommend this little museum and... More 

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Dolgellau - Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another great find in the middle of Warrington, with items of interest for all ages. Staff very friendly and the exhibits were really good and far more than I expected from the entrance. Lots of activities for the younger visitor to do, find and explore. An ecletic mix but great fun.

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Thank BigG573
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Warrington Museum and found the exhibits interesting my son enjoyed them as well We found it quite easily with the local Street signs The building is disabled friendly

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Thank Dani S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into Warrington Museum And Gallery by chance and we was pleasantly Surprised by how much was fitted into its two floors. It was nice to see there was things plenty for kids of various ages among the exhibits, from games hidden in drawers and a dressing up corner to touch and feel exhibits and activities to do as... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Living in Warrington, it is worth a visit. This place has enough to engage children and to some extent even grown ups. - Ankit.

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wigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Been to at lot of the museums throughout the northwest and beyond and this little place is good. Loved the Warrington Heritage such as old wire factories, the old winwick hospital history and the history behind the current hospital. Plus loads of other exhibits. Fully enjoyed the trip.

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