Manchester, Liverpool, and the Peak District Travel Guide

Manchester, Liverpool, and the Peak District Sights

Whitworth Art Gallery

  • Oxford Rd. Map It
  • University Quarter
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 08/20/2030

Fodor's Review

This University of Manchester–owned art museum is beautifully—and uniquely—integrated into the surrounding parkland through its art garden, sculpture terrace, orchard garden, and landscape gallery. Some of the free events and activities take you into the park itself, including children's outdoor art clubs. The renowned collections inside the gallery embrace British watercolors, Old Master drawings, postimpressionist works, wallpapers, and an outstanding textile gallery befitting a city built on textile manufacturing. There's also a learning studio for families and a "café in the trees" with floor-to-ceiling windows and a seasonal British menu.

Sight Information

Address:

University of Manchester, Oxford Rd., Manchester, Manchester, M15 6ER, England

Map It

Phone:

0161-275–7450

Sight Details:

  • Free

Published 08/20/2030

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