Victoria Gallery & Museum

Ashton Street
University of Liverpool
Liverpool
Merseyside
L69 3DR

Tel: 0151 794 2348

Victoria Gallery & Museum

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
AdmissionFree

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

About

Housed in the iconic red-brick Victoria building the Victoria Gallery & Museum is a piece of art in itself.

The beautifully renovated gothic building houses the University of Liverpool’s amazing collection of fine art, silver, furniture, sculpture, ceramics, fossils, scientific equipment, zoological specimens collected by and donated to the University throughout its history.

Spanning the 16th to 21st centuries, the art collection comprises more than 6,500 items of fine art, sculpture, furniture, ceramics, glass and silverware.

Some of the highlights of the Museum collection include X-rays from the very beginning of X-ray technology, an early 20th century dental surgery and dinosaur footprints from the North West!

Facilities

Other

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Cafe/Restaurant
  • Free Admission
  • Gift Shop
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Children & Infants

  • Child Friendly

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the M62: at the end of the motorway continue straight ahead on to Edge Lane (A5080 and A5047) and follow the signs for Liverpool city centre and the University.

Parking is avilable in th eUniveristy Visitor car parks.There is a charge for visitor parking. Rates are as displayed in the car parks.

Public Transport Directions

The VG&M is situated at the top of Brownlow Hill in the Victoria Building, with its distinctive red-brick and clock tower. It is a short walk from the city centre.

By rail- The nearest mainline station is Liverpool Lime Street. The nearest local station is Liverpool Central.

By bus - From the City Centre buses 14 and 79 go up Brownlow Hill approximately every 5 minutes. The buses leave from the side of the Adelphi Hotel at the bottom of Brownlow Hill and stop outside the Victoria Gallery & Museum at the top of Brownlow Hill.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    130
  • Very Good
    49
  • Average
    13
  • Poor
    5
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • kathtownsend
    Whitstable, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Wonderful views
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 28th October 2018
    Great to see these views of the city. Great staff, really helpful and good value for money. Really good lifts! Read full review
  • R W
    Belfast, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    Great collection and good coffee shop
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 25th November 2018
    Lovely building, lot of the internal wall are clad in glazed tiles. The exhibitions are great and you get to see some of the other rooms, again spectacular. The coffee shop serves good coffee and... Read full review
  • Howard-Liverpool
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    What A Place
    4 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 6th December 2018
    Lovely to go inside this museum / gallery. A hidden gem. Part of the old Liverpool University and the space has become a really nice small gallery & museum. Not crammed with loads of stuff but... Read full review

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
Tuesday10:0017:00*
Wednesday10:0017:00*
Thursday10:0017:00*
Friday10:0017:00*
Saturday10:0017:00*
SundayClosed*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Awards

  • Visit England Code of Practice 2013

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS
VAQAS VB Attraction VAQAS

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