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Warrington Museum & Art Gallery

Warrington Library Museum Street | Cultural Quarter, Warrington WA1 1JB, England
+44 1925 442399
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Small hidden gem

Even my friends from this area had never been. Free to enter museum with lots of interesting things... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
paulRuncorn
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runcorn
The grandchildren love it.

I enjoyed this place when I was a youngster, my children after them, and now my grandchildren love... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TelegramJan
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Warrington
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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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Warrington Library Museum Street | Cultural Quarter, Warrington WA1 1JB, England
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+44 1925 442399
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"local history"
in 21 reviews
"lots of interesting things"
in 6 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
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"rainy day"
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"glass cases"
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"egyptian mummy"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
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"visiting warrington"
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"all ages"
in 16 reviews
"couple of hours"
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"spend an afternoon"
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"great place to visit"
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"warrington town centre"
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"few hours"
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"free entry"
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"great afternoon"
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"school holidays"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even my friends from this area had never been. Free to enter museum with lots of interesting things to see. Mock up of 50's ? family life.A few activities for children to enhance their visit. Very nice and helpful staff on hand to advise. Whole...More

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Roger J, Exhibitions officer at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and complimenting our staff. We appreciate you taking the time to share your opinion and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed this place when I was a youngster, my children after them, and now my grandchildren love it too. It has spanned the generations and long may it continue.

Thank TelegramJan
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Roger J, Exhibition officer at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review - depending on the age of your grandchildren they may enjoy our free craft activities, see our website for dates

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surprised how big the exhibition is. Stafff knowledgeable . Something for everyone. Good education for children

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Roger J, Exhibitions officer at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review and complimenting our staff. We appreciate you taking the time to share your opinion and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

excellent little museum. exactly what a museum should be. lots of artifacts and things of interest. particularly like the nhs display

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Roger J, Exhibitions officer at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review and sharing your opinion about our latest NHS exhibition. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Here for the Sci-fi event. Did some crafting with my 5year old and had our picture taken with starwars characters and also looked round the museum

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Roger J, Exhibitions officer at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for reviewing our special event Sci-Fi Sunday! Brilliant photos, we can see that you thoroughly enjoyed yourself. Hopefully see you and the little one soon!

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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

A lovely little museum. Some really interesting collections from both far and wind coupled with some local history. Worth popping in if you’re passing. Really friendly staff too.

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Roger J, Exhibitions officer at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and complimenting our staff! We hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Like all museums in a digital age, Warrington museum has had t decide who it is that it is trying to appeal to. There is very obviously, and rightly, a big nod towards the younger generation who presumably come in school groups to learn about...More

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Roger J, Exhibitions officer at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comprehensive view of the museum! We are glad that you can see we are trying to cater for both groups as much as possible and we are also glad that you enjoyed your time visiting us

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Warrington Museum is an amazing place to visit, the staff are very friendly and professional the curiosities are out of this world and the art work is sublime, I have loved visiting the museum since my child hood and still find it a fastenating place...More

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Roger J, Exhibitions officer at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the Strawberry Girl and thank you for complimenting our staff :)

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Having lived in the North Wst all my life I was amazed that Warrington had an art gallery! I was very impressed some interesting works that I liked but of course subjective. The museum was really good but very old school so much behind standard...More

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Roger J, Exhibitions officer at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review and complimenting our staff! We hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

Today I went to sketch some of the model fish, in preparation for an art project. I had plenty of choice and each item was clearly labelled. The museum has a lot for children, with fact sheets and games to keep them interested. As well...More

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Roger J, Exhibitions officer at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing your sketch of the turbot, we hope to see you again soon!

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Localartist2015
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Opening times are Weekdays 10am-4:30pm, Saturday 10am-4pm. Closed Sundays and Bank holidays For what's on, please see our website
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Opening times are Weekdays 10am-4:30pm, Saturday 10am-4pm. Closed Sundays and Bank holidays
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