Lady Lever Art Gallery

Port Sunlight Village
Port Sunlight
Merseyside
CH62 5EQ

Tel: 0151 478 4136

Lady Lever Art Gallery

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult TicketFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

About

The Lady Lever Art Gallery is regarded as one of the finest art galleries in Europe. It's located in model village, Port Sunlight in Wirral, a place rich in architectural charm. 

The gallery was founded by William Hesketh Lever (1851-1925) and is dedicated to his wife Elizabeth, Lady Lever. Lever wanted to share his collections with the public and the works on display at the gallery have been personally selected. 

Inside the gallery, visitors will find the best of Lever's personal art collection and the finest collection of Wedgwood jasperware anywhere in the world. The Pre-Raphaelite painting collection is internationally renowned and features works by Millais, Rossetti, Burne-Jones and Holman Hunt. 

For younger visitors, the activity rooms are an interactive space where they can get hands-on and have fun with crafts, dressing up and story telling. 

Lady Lever often houses temporary exhibitions and popular free events, be sure to check the website before visiting. 

Before leaving, browse the gift shop or enjoy a bite to eat in the Gallery Cafe.

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  • Lady Lever Art Gallery

Facilities

Other

  • Accept Credit/Debit Cards
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Car Parking
  • Free Admission
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Large Parties
  • Schools Accepted
  • Toilets

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Liverpool: Go through the Birkenhead (Queensway) Tunnel (£1.40 toll for cars, £4.20 for coaches). Once you leave the tunnel follow signs for Port Sunlight, driving along A41(New Chester Road) - the gallery is sign posted all the way from the tunnel and situated opposite Port Sunlight Museum. 

From elsewhere: Leave the M53 at junction 4, follow the B5137 and take the second left onto the B5136 towards Port Sunlight. Follow the brown and white road signs for Port Sunlight Village. Once you are in the village follow the signs for Lady Lever Art Gallery.

Public Transport Directions

By Train: The nearest station is Bebington although Port Sunlight is also within walking distance. They are both on the Chester and Ellesmere Port Merseyrail lines. Leave the station and come out onto Old Chester Road (use the ramp if you require level access). Turn left, cross at the traffic lights, then turn left again down Bebington Road, passing under the railway bridge. Turn next right down Greendale Road. Continue along the pavement on the same side as the cottages for approximately 400 yards until you see the Leverhulme memorial and the Lady Lever Art Gallery on your left. Take the pathway on your left leading into Windy Bank and towards the memorial and the gallery. The entrance to the gallery is to the right side of the building opposite the fountain. 

By bus:  Take number 464 to Bebington Road bus stop (starts at Sir Thomas Street in Liverpool city centre) or number 38 to Bebington rail station bus stop (runs between Clatterbridge Hospital and West Kirby station). Once you get off the bus refer to the above directions from Bebington railway station.

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Recent Reviews:

  • gillylevin
    Wirral, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Gilly
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 12th February 2019
    Fabulous. Such unusual artifax. Very different. Wonderful building Great atmosphere.Some of my favourite paintings x pieces i've ever seen. Always a viewing with my visitors. Enjoy. Read full review
  • james m
    Trip type:
    Solo travel
    amazing experience
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 13th February 2019
    well worth a visit,an amazing collection of art and antiques,please allow plenty of time to take them all in!!The cafe is quite good too. Read full review
  • 333amandah888
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    A lovely collection
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 21st February 2019
    Located in Port Sunlight, take the train to Bebington. The collection is varied with objects and paintings. My favourites were some of the pre-raphaelite paintings. Currently there is a Quentin... Read full review

Opening Times

2019 (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:00*
Tuesday10:0017:00*
Wednesday10:0017:00*
Thursday10:0017:00*
Friday10:0017:00*
Saturday10:0017:00*
Sunday10:0017:00*

* Winter Closure
24,25,26, 31 December and 1 January.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Awards

  • Regional AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2018 - Winner Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2018 - Winner 2018

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

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