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Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester
(4.5/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web)
A publicly owned art gallery opened in 1824, Manchester Art Gallery fills three buildings with both domestic and international art. The collection includes works by French Impressionist Pierre Adolphe Valette, "The Picnic" by Wynford Dewhurst, and a Cezanne that depicts scenes from Manchester painted during his stay in the city. William Burges' reformist furniture design as well as a collection of silver and glassware also grace the gallery rooms. Admission to the gallery is free. To visit Manchester Art Gallery on your trip to Manchester, use our Manchester travel itinerary maker.
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  • Pica in the near run bursts. Special exhibitions and contemporary design of Japan, which was fine. The special exhibition is this OK, and some exhibits and permanent good out. it's just stable. As a whole, see also figure, quietly having a convenient Wi-Fi.
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  • This Manchester Artist was trained as a lawyer but went to Paris to learn art. He may not be a Monet but was very similar in style. 
  • Beautiful venue. Nice location, easy to get to, Metro on the door steps. Very good staff and service . However food not as i expected. It was bit cold and dry. Was waiting for Christmas pudding at the...  more »
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  • Matt Bancroft's talk on 60s fashion photography at the Vogue Exhibition was brilliant. I studied fashion at Salford Art College during the 60s and married a London fashion photographer. Matt's passion and knowledge of that period brought the exhibition to life. Thank you.
  • It is nice that it is free, you get to see a lot, read about the artists and enjoy several galleries. The one on the top is particularly interesting because we get to touch and play with the things that are around us. I was though disappointed by the vogue exhibition that they didn't warn girls not to act like those magazine pictures
  • A small donation provides a great morning out in the city centre. Normally pairing their great traditional exhibition with a contemporary show piece that switches every few months.
  • Absolutely worth a visit, especially because it's free! A pretty big gallery with some changing exhibits and some static ones. Three floors. My favorite collections are the Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite rooms, which are always there. Cafe is overpriced, but you're paying for the atmosphere.
  • I've never been to an art gallery before and I am not massively into art but went on a whim and thoroughly enjoyed myself.