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Walker Art Gallery

Walker Art Gallery

Home to a stunning collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts spanning over six hundred years.

Arts & Culture

Did you know that Liverpool has more museums and galleries than any other UK city outside of the capital? Many of these are also free to enter. The city region also boasts fifteen theatres and halls, ranging from the modern Liverpool Echo Arena to the Art Deco style Philharmonic Hall, home to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

The Liverpool Empire Theatre is the second largest theatre in the country and showcases the best in local, national and international talent, often hosting shows direct from London’s West End. Liverpool’s Royal Court Theatre always guarantees a great night of entertainment, hosting great comedies and musicals throughout the year, with largely local casts and crews. The Everyman and Playhouse theatres provide an eclectic mix of forward-thinking theatre in great settings, with the Everyman being awarded the RIBA Stirling Prize in 2014 for best new building of the year.

Just 5 minutes from Liverpool’s Lime Street Station is the beautiful William Brown Street, where you’ll find a delightful cluster of culture including the Walker Art Gallery (the national gallery of the North), World Museum, Liverpool Central Library and St John’s Gardens.

Down on the waterfront at Albert Dock is Tate Liverpool, the home of contemporary art in the North, staging major international exhibitions throughout the year.

Then there’s the Liverpool Biennial, the international festival dedicated to contemporary art from all over the world, taking place every two years and bringing a number of key pieces of public artwork to the city both during and outside of the festival.

Just a short train or ferry ride away in Wirral is the dainty village of Port Sunlight home of Sunlight Soap and the Lever Brothers. The Lady Lever Art Gallery houses Lord Leverhulme’s personal collection, featuring a wide range of fine and decorative arts.

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  1. Add Merseyside Maritime Museum to your Itinerary

    Merseyside Maritime Museum

    City

    Submerge yourself in Liverpool’s historic seafaring past at the Merseyside Maritime Museum.

    Price

    Free
  2. Add Liverpool Central Library & Record Office to your Itinerary

    Liverpool Central Library & Record Office

    Liverpool

    Liverpool Record Office, housed within the Central Library, collects, preserves, and makes available archives and printed material relating to all aspects of the history of Liverpool.

  3. Add World Museum to your Itinerary

    World Museum

    Liverpool

    From the sea to the stars, a visit to World Museum reveals millions of years of the Earth’s history through thousands of exhibits and hands-on activities.

    Price

    Free
  4. Add War Horse to your Itinerary

    War Horse

    Liverpool

    War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical event which takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France.

    Indicative Availability

    Book War Horse Online (opens in a new window)

  5. Add Liverpool Philharmonic Hall to your Itinerary

    Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

    Liverpool

    The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic is one the world’s oldest concert societies at the centre of which is the award-winning Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and its associated ensembles and concert series.

  6. Add St George's Hall to your Itinerary

    St George's Hall

    Liverpool

    Delve into the very heart of Liverpool’s UNESCO World Heritage St George’s Quarter and you’ll find one of the finest examples of neo-classical architecture in the world.

    Price

    Free
  7. Liverpool Irish Festival

    City

    Liverpool Irish Festival (LIF) - bringing Liverpool and Ireland closer together.

    Indicative Availability

    Book Liverpool Irish Festival Online (opens in a new window)

  8. Add Liverpool Everyman to your Itinerary

    Liverpool Everyman

    City

    The famous Liverpool Everyman brings radical ground-breaking theatre to the city, as well as offering a host of food and drink.

  9. Liverpool Biennial; Beautiful World Where are you?

    City

    Liverpool Biennial presents a free festival of newly commissioned contemporary art from around the world.

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