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Lady Lever Art Gallery

Port Sunlight Village
Lower Road
CH62 5EQ

The Lady Lever Gallery is the jewel in the crown of the garden village of Port Sunlight, housing the magnificent personal collection of the first Lord Leverhulme.

Built by the soap magnate and philanthropist in 1922, the gallery includes Pre-Raphaelite masterpieces, paintings by Turner and Constable, 18th century furniture, ceramics, Wedgwood, sculpture, tapestries and Napoleonic memorabilia.

With its intimate atmosphere, this is a great place to introduce younger family members to art, with new activity rooms opened in 2010.

Home to the extensive personal collection of founder William Hesketh Lever, this stunning gallery contains amazing treasures around every corner.

General Information:
There is a lift between the basement and the ground floor where the vast majority of the galleries can be found. However, given the nature of the building there is no lift access to the smaller mezzanine level.

  • Toilets & Baby changing facilities
  • Cafe / Restaurant - please pre-book for large groups
  • Car & coach parking
  • Audio tour headsets available to borrow plus hearing aid attachments and transcripts.

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  • Directions

    From Liverpool:
    Go through the Birkenhead (Queensway) Tunnel (£1.40 toll for cars, £4.20 for coaches). Once you leave the tunnel follow signs for Port Sunlight, driving along A41(New Chester Road) - the gallery is sign posted all the way from the tunnel. At the roundabout take the third exit (Bolton Road). Take the right hand turn after the Bridge Inn. Continue along Church Drive passing the church and then the school on your right. Turn left into Windy Bank where you will see the gallery in front of you.

    From elsewhere:
    Leave the M53 at junction 4, follow the B5137 and take the second left onto the B5136 towards Port Sunlight. Follow the brown and white road signs for Port Sunlight Village. Once you are in the village follow the signs for Lady Lever Art Gallery.

    By Train:
    The nearest train station is Bebington although Port Sunlight is also within walking distance. They are both on the Chester and Ellesmere Port Merseyrail lines.

    By Bus:
    Take number 464 to Bebington Road bus stop (starts at Sir Thomas Street in Liverpool city centre) or number 38 to Bebington rail station bus stop (runs between Clatterbridge Hospital and West Kirby station).

    Lady Lever Art Gallery Postcode for SatNav: CH62 5EQ


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