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

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    128
  • Very Good
    48
  • Average
    13
  • Poor
    4
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • Helen17112013
    Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Solo travel
    Small but striking
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th October 2018
    This has the appearance of an old hospital. The gallery and museum is not large but certainly worth wandering round. I had to leave early because of the fire alarm! They have a great collection of... Read full review
  • Robert L
    United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Beautiful building but contents a bit hit and miss!
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 26th September 2018
    The outside of this building is very lovely, with a clock tower and a corner turret an long windows making it a bit fairytale castle-like. Inside, the place is equally eyecatching, and in some ways... Read full review
  • Jessica I
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Vintage
    3 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd September 2018
    The building is very beautiful & captivating since the first time I got here, very classic & vintage, and so the interior. Unfortunately the place is not big enough for a museum & gallery, so they... 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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