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The Lowry

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Address: Pier 8 | Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ , England
Phone Number: 0843 208 6000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Situated on the waterside at the heart of The Quays, The Lowry is a...
Situated on the waterside at the heart of The Quays, The Lowry is a stunning, award winning building housing two vibrant theatres, a studio space, relaxing art galleries, cafés, bars, a restaurant, souvenir gift shop and Salford’s Tourist Information Centre. With a huge variety of performances, The Lowry's Lyric and Quays Theatres offer a wealth of fabulous entertainment, including West End musicals, the very best in drama, live bands, famous comedians, plus world class dance and opera.Gallery entry is free and you can enjoy the work of one of the nation's favourite artists, LS Lowry, in changing exhibitions of his work which we hope will offer some surprises. At the same time, experience work by artists of local, national and international renown to compliment our Lowry exhibitions. There's always something new and refreshing to see in our galleries.With family fun throughout the building, guided tours, the Meet Mr Lowry film, plus participatory activity for all ages, The Lowry is a great day out.
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Went here to watch To kill a mocking bird. We sat in the upper circle, great layout for a theatre. We could see and hear everything. Fantastic performance.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Went here to watch To kill a mocking bird. We sat in the upper circle, great layout for a theatre. We could see and hear everything. Fantastic performance.

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Only able to pop in for an hour but able to see film on Lowry and the a whistle stop visit to the gallery, wish that I had more time before a visit to Coronation Street. Next to Quays Shopping Centre and also swimming event in the water. Could stay all day and see the War Museum. Must go back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

large building with 4 theatres there's eating place in side also bars and shop the drinks are not overpriced for a theatre didn't use the restaurant helpful staff

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Kingston Upon Hull
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

First visit to The Lowry. It's in a great location, shopping centre and Salford Quays outside which has bars and restaurants. Went to Chris De Burgh last friday night. Venue very accessible for all, drinks reasonably priced and theatres not too big but feel intimate. Great concert

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Abano Terme
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Salford Quays are undoubtedly something. You can breathe history while walking around and yet the new era has come to celebrate the old times. The buildings are absolutely fascinating thanks to their light, modern architecture... and all of a sudden there it stands: the Lowry. No need to call it "a Museum". One of the greatest surprises you can have... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The First time I went to the Lowry was 4 years ago, I was hurried inside to see my friends exhibit of Photographs and a few paintings he did,, But in 4 years the Lowry has expanded to a great complex since.. My wife and I went to see a broad way show last month,, ( dance til dawn )..... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

nice place to visit. good shops & plenty of places to eat. visit the war museum across the bridge & the artgallery.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A really enjoyable visit made even better by the information provided by one of the guides Angela McVeigh. Some great art and history backed up by the guides in depth knowledge and enthusiasm.

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bolton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Went to see lulu on Sunday night never really took much interest in her music but last night was absolutely fantastic,she may be 65 but she would have put people a lot younger than her to shame the way she went round that stage she was brilliant, just like to know how meny ibruprofin she needed after

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Just a wonderful opportunity to see Lowry's art and watch a 20 minute short film on his life. The gift shop offers many prints alongside the usual. Highly recommended

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