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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

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Children & Infants

  • Child Friendly

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 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    114
  • Very Good
    44
  • Average
    9
  • Poor
    4
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • curlytail55
    Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Impressive glazed interior
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 20th February 2018
    Art is personal but the displays did not appeal to us but will to others. Highly glazed brownish tiles and columns make it an impressive interior. Read full review
  • Brigantian1
    Appleby, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Business
    Value lunch in an historic building
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 5th February 2018
    Almost incongruously placed inside the Museum.. not the place to expect a cafeteria style student restaurant with great value food and table service. Ready for a quick lunch at best value... Read full review
  • Milán K
    Trip type:
    Solo travel
    Small, but spectacular!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 14th December 2017
    Spent a wonderful time in this cosy, well-maintained museum. Staff is amazing, polite to the end and very much helpful! Temporary exhibitions, especially Beyond Dredd and Watchmen! is a must for... 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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