Salford Museum and Art Gallery - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Salford Museum and Art Gallery
Salford Museum & Art Gallery holds one of the largest collections of art in the Manchester area. The collection is dominated by British Victorian art, much of which has been donated to the gallery by local philanthropists such as Oliver Heywood and Edward Langworthy. Particular highlights are the excellent collection of 19th-century paintings on display in the Victorian Gallery, and the tiles and pottery produced by the local Pilkington Company in the North Gallery.
Attractions Near Salford Museum and Art Gallery
People's History Museum
1.32km from Salford Museum and Art Gallery
People's History Museum is the national museum of democracy, telling the story of its development in Britain: past, present, and future. The museum provides opportunities for all people to learn about, be inspired by, and get involved in ideas worth fighting for; ideas such as equality, social justice, cooperation, and a fair world for all.
Science and Industry Museum
1.45km from Salford Museum and Art Gallery
The Science and Industry Museum in Manchester offers visitors the chance to explore the whole history of science and technology, including the effects on industry throughout human history. The museum is at the site of the first passenger railway station in the world, and parts of this station still stand as Grade I listed buildings.
John Rylands Library Research Institute and Library
1.62km from Salford Museum and Art Gallery
The John Rylands Library is a late-Victorian neo-Gothic building on Deansgate in Manchester, England. The library, which opened to the public in 1900, was founded by Enriqueta Augustina Rylands in memory of her husband, John Rylands. The John Rylands Library and the library of the University of Manchester merged in July 1972 to form the John Rylands University Library of Manchester, which today is part of the University of Manchester Library.
1.65km from Salford Museum and Art Gallery
Deansgate is the main road through Manchester City Centre, England. It runs roughly north-south in a near straight route through the western part of the city center and is the longest road in the city center at over one mile in length. One of the main busy shopping centers in this area and also here you will get what you need.
1.76km from Salford Museum and Art Gallery
The Quays is Greater Manchester's unique waterfront destination, situated just 15 minutes by tram from Manchester city centre and an ideal destination for a day out or weekend break. The Quays covers the three areas of Salford Quays, Trafford Wharf, and Old Trafford around the Manchester Ship Canal. These former docks have been completely redeveloped and will soon be home to a large portion of the BBC, creating one of the biggest media cities around.
1.79km from Salford Museum and Art Gallery
Ordsall Hall is a former manor house in a historic parish that dates back to the 15th century. Once belonging to the Radclyffe family, the hall has been used as a clergy school, a working men’s club and a radio station before becoming a period home and history museum. Today, it is a welcoming and friendly historic house telling the story of the Hall and some of the people who made it their home.
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For more information about Salford Museum and Art Gallery, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salford_Museum_and_Art_Gallery