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Mercer Gallery

Closed Now: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Worth a visit and it’s free

We regularly visit the gallery. They have a good selection of exhibitions throughout the year. It’s... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shaun D
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Small but worth a visit

This used to be the town hall but has been converted into an art gallery. Friendly staff and some... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
London, England
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“local artists”(11 reviews)
“free entry”(13 reviews)
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31 Swan Road, Harrogate HG1 2SA, England
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All reviews local artists free entry well worth a visit fine art permanent collection interesting pieces old town hall elderly visitors eye opening ground floor level coffee machine nice collection special exhibition donation box interesting visit worth the effort for sale
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We regularly visit the gallery. They have a good selection of exhibitions throughout the year. It’s not a huge gallery but It is definitely worth a visit and of course it’s free,

Thank Shaun D
Reviewed 6 days ago

This used to be the town hall but has been converted into an art gallery. Friendly staff and some great pictures (we saw the 'From today, painting is dead' exhibition. I particularly liked the two paintings by John Atkinson Grimshaw.

Thank ZestyLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to catch the Devine Art of Photography exhibition while we visited Mercer Gallery. The exhibition showed some very old photos. The paintings displayed while we were there were a mix of old and modern. Best of all this is a free...More

Thank christinegibs0n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice building, immaculate as you'd expect, great selection of paintings which complimented each other. In fact a couple of the paintings were stunning. There was an interesting photography exhibition also. It's free and there is a toilet which is a bonus. So, why 4/5 and...More

Thank Aldridge P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do check before you go that it is fully open. We visited between temporary exhibitions. Most of the museum was closed leaving one tiny room to explore. Obviously not the museum's fault and this looked from a distance a very tidy museum. Will need to...More

Thank Yorkshireman27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a little gem. Quite unpreposessing it has only a limited capacity but it is well laid out and well lit and the staff are helpful and charming. If you need to kill time in Harrogate this is the place.

Thank trevorpboys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful Art Gallery. Free entrance. I like the freedom and joy the children have around the art and craft table. Very welcoming staff (volunteers?). We love going. Thank you all for making our visits so pleasant.

Thank Marie D
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Easy to find just off the town centre, and very near to the 'Pump Rooms' is this unique small gallery, that regularly changes it's exhibits. From sculpture to modern and fine art this gallery is well worth a visit. Take you time, take sensible children...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Interesting selection of art by mainly local artists. Plenty of seats to sit and admire the paintings and photographs. Friendly staff and small gift shop. Free entry

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A free gallery with a donation box at the entrance. There is a main gallery (look up at the skylights!) sectioned into several smaller spaces and a side gallery currently showing an exhibition by cartoon artist Posy Simmonds. Some excellent works by John Atkinson Grimshaw...More

Thank Auds632
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I don't know, I didn't try. Sorry can't be more help.