Lady Lever Art Gallery

Port Sunlight Village
Port Sunlight
CH62 5EQ

Tel: +44 (0)151 478 4136

Lady Lever Art Gallery outside with a view of the fountain

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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. 

Lady Lever often houses temporary exhibitions.  Currently on display is German Revolution: Expressionist Prints. This exhibition showcases powerful prints by some of the most influential artists of the 20th century. Including work by Munch, Schiele and Kokoschka, the exhibition explores how the social, political, sexual and moral struggles taking place during the turbulent period of the German Revolution (1918-1919) moved artists to produce such dramatic imagery. The exhibition features important prints that demonstrate how artists outside Germany contributed to the evolution of Expressionism, including Pablo Picasso’s 'The Frugal Meal'

The exhibition is drawn from the collection of The Hunterian, University of Glasgow.

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  • 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:

    • jeremy_hartigan
      Chester, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Magical Place
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 12th January 2023
      My second visit this week this time with my beautiful wife Evie , last time last Saturday with my darling daughter Shirley It was Shirleys first experience of Art and her Dads passion aged 19... Read full review
    • kunduku
      Wirral, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Boodles Exhibition
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 14th January 2023
      Regular visitors to Lady Lever, we booked to go to see the Boodles Exhibition. It was interesting, varied in the media used and informative but it did feel as if something was lacking. It is hard to... Read full review
    • 113judithw
      A beautiful collection of paintings and fine art with a nice cafe
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 25th January 2023
      The museum was built by the industrialist and philanthropist William Lever, 1st Viscount Leverhulme (who founded Sunlight Soap and Unilever) and opened in 1922. It is in an imposing building set in... Read full review

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