Art Galleries in the UK you NEED to Visit


Here in the UK, we are blessed with a culture rich in art & creativity. This is evident in the vast number of art galleries and museums around the UK, all unique in possessing their own notable work. The following blog will go through some of the top art galleries worth the visit.


Tate Modern

Starting off with the renowned Tate Modern London. This gallery is home to Tate’s collection of British and International modern and contemporary art from 1900 to the present day. Attracting 5.7 million visitors, it also happens to be one of the top 10 most visited art galleries in the UK. Luckily, Tate Modern is admission-free and there are 8 different areas that make up the main collection displays, all organised by theme rather than chronology.



The Walker Art Gallery, based in Liverpool

Next up is The Walker Art Gallery, which is based in Liverpool. One of the largest art collections in the UK (outside London), belongs to this art gallery. Their collection consists of Italian and Netherlandish paintings from 1300-1550, European art, 18th & 19th century British art; including a vast range of prints, drawings, watercolours and much more. This gallery is worth the visit. Located in Liverpool City Centre, the gallery is admission-free and worth the visit.


The vast number of art galleries and museums around the UK, all unique in possessing their own notable work.

Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester

Soon becoming one of the leading galleries in the UK, Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester is located in a park, boasting its picturesque green setting, all ready to explore. It is a part of the University of Manchester and received the Art Fund’s Museum of the Year prize in 2015 due to reaching 440,000 visitors in its first year of opening. Possessing work from a wide variety of artists, the gallery centres upon modern artists such as Henry Moore, Pablo Picasso, L.S. Lowry, and many more.


Ashmolean Museum in Oxford

Finishing off is the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. This belongs to the University of Oxford and includes world famous collections of Egyptian mummies, contemporary art, & many more. Ashmolean is one of the oldest galleries in the UK as it was founded in 1683. The work showcased in the museum can also be described as diverse as international art is also featured.


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