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The Lowry

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Friendly staff and good displays. A must visit on any itinerary. The Lowry collection is well... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Judith R
Lancashire, United Kingdom
Bar food has gone terrible

Been to the Lowry dozens of times and it's a fabulous place with very friendly, helpful staff... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Situated on the waterside at the heart of The Quays, The Lowry is a stunning, award winning building housing two vibrant theatres, a studio space, relaxing art galleries, cafés, bars, a restaurant, souvenir gift shop and Salford’s Tourist...more
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Pier 8 The Quays | Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Friendly staff and good displays. A must visit on any itinerary. The Lowry collection is well worth seeing.

Thank Judith R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Been to the Lowry dozens of times and it's a fabulous place with very friendly, helpful staff (apart from one lady on the desk!). It's a fabulous theatre in a great setting and it's lovely to sit having a drink overlooking the water. We used...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We first booked our wedding here in March for a ceremony in November. Lucy the Senior Events coordinator was fantastic - making sure that all our questions were answered (and answering some we didn’t realise we needed to ask!). The event managers on the day...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Theatres are often stuffy and uncomfortable but the Lowry is different. The seats are a little wider and more comfortable than many of the older theatres. Easy parking is available at the nearby shopping centre multi storeys car park but PRE-pay your parking ticket to...More

Thank Nigtay62
Reviewed 1 week ago

An exhibition of about Lowry and his life and paintings - it's in the theatre building which is itself pretty impressive architecturally. It's free to enter, though you are gently nudged to give a donation. The information about his life is fascinating and the paintings...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended a wedding here and must say it was very good . The wedding was very well organised . It was the compass room we had reception in and it was lovely with lights all over the ceiling which looked good when it got dark...More

Thank martha1first
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a morning at Salford quays - this exhibition is fantastic for anyone interested in Lowry. I have to mention the fabulous staff at the cafe - we watched as a waitress assisted a blind couple next to us - she was so helpful and...More

Thank 121Aimee121
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a relatively new facility and is well maintained and staffed. We had booked a show at one of the theatres. The seating is spacious and comfortable. We sat in the stalls where there was ample leg room and a good view of the...More

Thank R1chardN
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in as part of our stop-off on the Hop On Hop Off Bus Tour, with no preconceptions, and were delighted with the quality and the extent of this exhibition. Informative and interesting, with plenty of explanatory material alongside a wide range of works...More

Thank Alison N
Reviewed 1 week ago

For anyone with an interest in Lowry the artist, this exhibition gave a brilliant insight into his life as well as his vast collection of paintings. The video in particular gave a very frank portrayal of his upbringing and how he was influenced by the...More

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15 August 2018|
Response from nocera1 | Reviewed this property |
There is a theatre in there but it is separate to the upstairs gallery where there are plenty of Lowry's paintings on show. Well worth seeing if you like his work.