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Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Slatey Rd, Oxton, Birkenhead, Prenton CH43 4UE, UK

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About Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum stands at the core of the Wirral Museums Service, offering fourteen gallery spaces that regularly host changing exhibitions of national and local significance.  It also houses one of the best art collections in the North West of England in its beautifully proportioned galleries. The gallery also hosts regular exhibitions that can include work by nationally and internationally renowned artists. There are regular musical concerts and the gallery is also a venue for



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Birkenhead Park1.06km from Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

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Wirral Transport Museum & Heritage Tramway1.88km from Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Wirral Transport Museum is a museum situated approximately 0.5 miles (800 m) from the Mersey Ferry service at Woodside, Birkenhead, England.  Admission into the museum is free with a broad selection of vintage and classic vehicles, including trams, buses, cars, motorcycles, mopeds, bikes, and a fire engine. It also includes views of ongoing projects in the museum's workshops, a 26 feet long model railway layout.

Birkenhead Priory1.96km from Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

Birkenhead Priory is the oldest standing building on Merseyside founded in 1150. The remains of the priory are recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building and it is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

U-boat Story2.33km from Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

View the amazing life on board a real German U-boat at this award-winning attraction, U-534, one of only four U-boats left in the world. Through the exhibition's interactive and audio-visual exhibits you will gain a unique insight into life on board the submarine during wartime, and learn more about the history of U-534 through the well preserved artefacts. You will see into the cross-sectioned submarine and discover its amazing story through a highly interactive and exciting exhibition.

Bidston Hill2.42km from Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

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Tate Liverpool3.53km from Williamson Art Gallery & Museum

The Tate Liverpool is an art museum, part of the Tate network, housed in a former warehouse located in the Albert Dock historical site on Liverpool's waterfront. It was created to display work from the Tate Collection which comprises the national collection of British art from the year 1500 to the present day, and international modern art. The gallery also has a programme of temporary exhibitions.

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Cheshire, a geographic and historic county and former administrative county of northwestern England. The county covers 905 square miles and has a population of around 1 million. It is mostly rural, with a number of small towns and villages supporting the agricultural and other industries which produce Cheshire cheese, salt, chemicals, and silk.