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Walker Art Gallery

William Brown St, Liverpool L3 8EL, UK

Art Galleries

About Walker Art Gallery

The Walker Art Gallery is part of National Museums Liverpool and contains the best collection of historic art outside of London. The Walker Art Gallery holds a stunning collection of paintings, sculpture and decorative arts spanning over six hundred years. Home to outstanding works by Rubens, Rembrandt, Poussin and Gainsborough, the Walker is also one of the finest art galleries in Europe.



Attractions near Walker Art Gallery

Central Library0.05km from Walker Art Gallery

The Liverpool Central Library is situated in the Victorian grandeur of William Brown Street. Inside is Liverpool's collection of over one million books, forming one of Britain's biggest and oldest public libraries. The Liverpool Record Office is one of the country's largest and most significant County Record offices.

World Museum0.11km from Walker Art Gallery

World Museum is a large museum in Liverpool, England which has extensive collections covering archaeology, ethnology and the natural and physical sciences. Special attractions include the Natural History Centre and a planetarium. Entry to the museum is free. The museum is part of National Museums Liverpool.

St George's Hall Liverpool0.16km from Walker Art Gallery

St George's Hall is on Lime Street in the center of Liverpool, opposite Lime Street railway station. Opened in 1854, it is a Neoclassical building that contains concert halls and law courts, and is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building.

St Johns Beacon0.45km from Walker Art Gallery

This is a majestic radio station in Liverpool, England, constructed in 1969, 138 metres (452 ft) tall, and including its 10m antenna, makes it the tallest structure in Liverpool and opened by Queen Elizabeth II. It offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Wirral, North Wales, Lancashire and as far as Snowdonia and Blackpool on clearer days.

The Drumlin's SuperLambanana0.58km from Walker Art Gallery

Superlambanana is a bright yellow sculpture in Liverpool, England. Weighing almost 8 tonnes and standing at 5.2 metres tall, it is intended to be a cross between a banana and a lamb and was designed by New York City-based Japanese artist Taro Chiezo. It currently stands in Tithebarn Street, outside the LJMU Avril Robarts Library/Learning Resource Centre, having previously been located on Wapping near the Albert Dock.

Cavern Club0.69km from Walker Art Gallery

The Cavern Club nightclub birth place of the Beatles is a nightclub at 10 Mathew Street, in Liverpool, England.The club became closely associated with Merseybeat and regularly played host to the Beatles in their early years. Over the years The Cavern Club has seen its ups and downs but it will always be seen in Liverpool as a holy land, the place that helped turn Liverpool into the music city we know it as today. Have a look over The Cavern Club’s history to see how it has gained its world famou

Where is Walker Art Gallery

Discover more attractions in Merseyside, where Walker Art Gallery is located

Merseyside66 attractions

Merseyside is a metropolitan and ceremonial county in North West England. Visit the home of British glass at the World of Glass museum in St Helens, a fascinating town also known for its rugby league heritage. See wild animals up close and personal at Knowsley Safari Park, take in Anthony Gormley’s unique art installation on Crosby Beach and visit Formby Point to see one of England’s last strongholds for red squirrels – go see before they disappear for good.