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Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre

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Small museum but lots going on.

Lovely little Victoria Wood exhibition going on here at the moment. Well worth a look. Look out for... read more

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Jancrow4
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Very nice building

There are some lovely paintings on the wall as you walk up the stairs and in the gallery. There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
vivEngland
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Housed in a distinctive Edwardian building, Bury Art Museum offers a welcoming, warm and friendly setting for visitors to enjoy art, (old and new), and discover the rich history of Bury and the surrounding area. Highlights from the art collection...more
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Art Gallery Moss Street, Bury BL9 0DF, England
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Reviewed today

Lovely little Victoria Wood exhibition going on here at the moment. Well worth a look. Look out for special events and exhibitions. The permanent collection is a little lacklustre.

Thank Jancrow4
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are some lovely paintings on the wall as you walk up the stairs and in the gallery. There were some photos in a display called “Hidden Mothers” and a really nice exhibition about Virginia Wood with a lot of items that had belonged to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a wide range of art on display ranging from classical art to modern. This was refreshing. Many exhibits use multi-media and multi-materials so it is a little out of the ordinary. Well worth a visit especially in the less inclement weather.

Thank David B
Reviewed 10 August 2018

What used to be a wonderful library,the sculpture centre has taken over.I live in Bury and go to what is now a small one room library and have visited the Sculpture centre,and to be honest don’t understand what the displays are and wouldn’t go in...More

1  Thank Alan T
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Not been in this museum for 30 year . Walking around Bury with my wife we decided to call in . I had explained to my wife what amazing art and exhibitions they had on . Walked in And headed downstairs to what used to...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 8 July 2018

What a nice Museum, Really friendly staff, Excellent facilities downstairs to educate Children. A small Museum with a big punch. Art, Artifacts and a whole lot more. See the Macintosh inspired stained windows and enjoy your visit and a has nice little cafe for a...More

Thank Ivor T
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

In town for the day, I popped into this Museum which is housed in an impressive building close to the central bus station. Interesting displays relate to the history of the area and the upstairs art and sculpture galleries have some excellent items. The internal...More

1  Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised to find that Bury has a cultural quarter on a recent trip there and was able to squeeze in a visit to the museum. It's housed in a fine old building and while there are a few decent exhibits, I was...More

2  Thank The_Coach55
Reviewed 24 December 2017

We called in at the museum after a ride on the East Lancashire Railway. The art alone is worth seeing but of particular interest to me in the basement was the collection of war memorabilia including, for example, a ration book. It's all free and...More

2  Thank John R
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is a small but charming gallery. There are some beautiful paintings. The staff are friendly and welcoming.

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