Williamson Art Gallery and Museum

Birkenhead, United Kingdom


  • Williamson Art Gallery & Museum,
  • Slatey Road
  • Birkenhead
  • England
  • CH43 4UE
  • United Kingdom

Opening times

Wednesday – Sunday: 10am – 5pm


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One of Wirral’s hidden gems, the Williamson Art Gallery & Museum is minutes from the heart of Birkenhead, on the edge of the picturesque village of Oxton. It is centrally located and easily accessible by car and local transport, with free parking.

Funded through Birkenhead Borough Council by the philanthropists, John Williamson, a Director of the Cunard Steamship Company Ltd and his son Patrick Williamson, it opened to the public in 1928.

A truly splendid building, this elegant venue now provides space to display masterpieces, ceramics, and sculptures. Housing the largest public collection of Della Robbia pottery in the UK and home to some internationally important paintings, the gallery is a perfect venue for your event.

Educational and group visits
We welcome educational, party and group visits. We have a Learning Officer, Kathy Heywood and an artist in residence, Pamela Sullivan who can offer tailor made workshops to tie in with the curriculum for primary school and secondary schools.

Advance booking is required and can be made by contacting us on 0151 666 3537.

Lots of information now through the Learning section.

Exhibitions and events

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