Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre
Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre, The Old Stableyard, Smithdown Ln, Edge Hill, Liverpool L7 3EE, UK
About Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre
The Williamson Tunnels are a series of extensive subterranean excavations, of unknown purpose, in the Edge Hill area of Liverpool, England. It provides an insight into the fascinating underground world created by Joseph Williamson in the early 19th Century. Take a guided tour through a section of the network of tunnels and view exhibitions which depict the life and times of one of Liverpool's most eccentric characters.
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The Victoria Gallery & Museum is an art gallery and museum run by the University of Liverpool in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. It houses the University of Liverpool's art and museum collections, donated to and created by the university. The top floor comprises the Tate Hall Museum which contains exhibits on a variety of subjects, including zoology, medicine, dentistry, archaeology, engineering and oceanography.
Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Liverpool and the mother church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Liverpool, England. The Grade II* Metropolitan Cathedral is one of Liverpool's many listed buildings. The cathedral's architect, Frederick Gibberd, was the winner of a worldwide design competition. Construction began in 1962 and was completed in 1967. Earlier designs for a cathedral were proposed in 1933 and 1953, but none were completed.
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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.
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.
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