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Lady Lever Art Gallery

Port Sunlight Village, Wirral, Cheshire, CH62 5EQ

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 726 reviews726 reviews

Tel: 0151 478 4136

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About Us

Situated in the picturesque village of Port Sunlight, Wirral, the Lady Lever Art Gallery is regarded as one of the finest art galleries in Europe.

The Gallery was founded by William Hesketh Lever (1851-1925) and is dedicated to the memory of his wife Elizabeth. Lever wanted to share his incredible collections with the public and personally selected works of art for the Gallery.The best of Lever’s personal art collection can still be seen in the Gallery today.

It has the best collection of Wedgwood jasperware anywhere in the world and its collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings is internationally renowned, featuring works by Millais, Rossetti, Burne-Jones and Holman Hunt.

Younger visitors will love the Activity Rooms, an interactive space to get hands-on and have fun with crafts, dressing up and story telling. Entry is free to all visitors and the rooms are open daily from 10am to 5pm.

Don’t forget to check the website before your visit for information on temporary exhibitions and for details on the Gallery’s popular free events programme.

Complete your visit with a browse in the gift shop before relaxing in the Gallery café, which offers a delicious selection of hot and cold food.

Open daily, 10am to 5pm. Free entry.

Directions

Road Directions

From the M53 leave the motorway at junction 4 and follow the brown & white road signs for Port Sunlight Village.
Once you are in the village follow the fingerpost signs for The Lady Lever Art Gallery.
Parking for cars and coaches is available in front of the gallery.

Blue badge parking spaces

There are three blue badge parking spaces immediately outside the gallery by the ramp entrance to basement level, for the shop and café (on the side by the fountain).

Another three blue badge parking spaces are about 20 yards main the main ramped entrance to the gallery.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train stations:

Bebington or Port Sunlight station (Wirral line - services to Chester or Ellesmere Port)

Nearest bus stops:

464 bus to Bebington Road (from Sir Thomas St in Liverpool).

38 bus to Bebington rail station (runs between Clatterbridge Hospital and West Kirby station).

Nearest coach station:

Norton Street (Liverpool city centre)

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Recent Reviews:

  • TheRelfster
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Fabulous gallery and collection
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 13th April 2018
    This was our first visit to Port Sunlight and I loved every minute. The highlight was this art gallery. The building has wonderful light in the big rooms and such a fantastic and varied collection... Read full review
  • Chip U
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Rude staff
    1 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 10th April 2018
    Very disappointed with staff attitude , they couldn’t explain why a teacake took more than 15minutes to come out from the kitchen. We will never visit this place Read full review
  • Linda N
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    A unique treasure
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 6th April 2018
    The art gallery is exquisite & beautiful - worthy of repeat visits. There's always something new to see or learn about. The Napoleon Room is my current favourite. The staff are very helpful & well... Read full review

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • All Weather Attraction

Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction
  • Marketing Cheshire Member
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Village Location

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Groups Accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Chinese printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Spanish printed material
  • Welsh printed material

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

All year, 2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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