Mon-Fri: 10:00am – 4:30pm
Saturdays: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Closed Sundays (except selected dates, see below*) and Bank Holidays
*Warrington Museum & Art Gallery is opening its doors one Sunday a month, until November 2018 – all on the same day as the Makers’ Market in Queen’s Gardens. The Makers’ Market showcases over 100 unique stalls covering local artisan food and drink, art and crafts and top vintage finds, while the museum will host a range of special activities.
Museum open on selected Sundays, 11am-3pm: 9 September, 14 October, 11 November
Travel through time and around the world at Warrington Museum & Art Gallery, one of the oldest museums in the country. Built in 1857, the building’s historic features have been carefully preserved, with treasures from all around the world cramming its original glass cabinets.
Warrington Museum & Art Gallery is home to thousands of fascinating exhibits, from beautiful works of art, an Ancient Egyptian mummy – and even our very own dinosaur!
In addition to the permanent displays, the museum also provides an award-winning programme of events and temporary exhibitions, in addition to free family-friendly craft activities.
For more information about our events and exhibitions, see our What’s on page.
Warrington Museum & Art Gallery also provides an exciting schools’ programme on many themes, including Egyptians, Toys from the Past, and special early years’ sessions. Click to find out more!
How to find us
Warrington Museum & Art Gallery
Services come into Warrington Bus Station, which is a 7 minute walk away.
Warrington Bank Quay Station is a 5 minute walk away. Warrington Central Station is a 7 minute walk away.
There are cycle racks outside the Library entrance on Museum Street.
Drive to the town centre and follow the brown signs to the Cultural Quarter.
Parking on Museum Street is available for disabled badge holders. There is limited free parking in the Pyramid car park (on Museum Street) for visitors to Culture Warrington venues (Warrington Museum & Art Gallery; Pyramid & Parr Hall) – please ask for a pass from Pyramid’s Box Office. Time restrictions apply.
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