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The Lowry

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Address: | Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3AZ , England
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+44 843 208 6000
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
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Situated on the waterside at the heart of The Quays, The Lowry is a...

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 Information Centre. With a huge variety of performances, The Lowry's Lyric and Quays Theatres offer a wealth of fabulous entertainment, including West End musicals, the very best in drama, live bands, famous comedians, plus world class dance and opera.Gallery entry is free and you can enjoy the work of one of the nation's favourite artists, LS Lowry, in changing exhibitions of his work which we hope will offer some surprises. At the same time, experience work by artists of local, national and international renown to compliment our Lowry exhibitions. There's always something new and refreshing to see in our galleries.With family fun throughout the building, guided tours, the Meet Mr Lowry film, plus participatory activity for all ages, The Lowry is a great day out.

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We visited primarily to look around the Lowry exhibition and weren't disappointed - a great collection of his works and plenty too so you can spend a good hour, maybe more... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited primarily to look around the Lowry exhibition and weren't disappointed - a great collection of his works and plenty too so you can spend a good hour, maybe more, looking around. Definitely worth visiting!

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Salford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are very lucky because we live near this venue. Great productions arrive here and there really is a show for everyone at one time or another. Yes its expensive but theatre is but then so are many other leisure interests. Seats are good, there's always a warm welcome from the volunteer team who support by being hosts because the... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Lowry exhibition was outstanding as was the shop. Many staff around to provide support and advice. Only had to give a donation. Well worth a few hours. The surrounding area offered many other attractions and eating places. Impressive area.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Lowry Theater is an impressive place and contains multiple theaters. We went to see Horrible Christmas and this was a great production. Below is my experience of the day Ticket Collection - When I arrived to pick up my tickets there was only one person on the counter and in front of me was an individual who wanted prices... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fantastic show with a great cast. The theatre is lovely and the seats comfortable. We travelled by bus. Quick and easy. We paid £8.50 for a family ticket for 2 adults and 2 children on a Stagecoach bus. Went to the Harvester for lunch. The waitress there was so helpful and patient. Next time we'll make sure we have time... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great show my wife and I went with our daughter her husband and two of our grandchildren. It was expensive but well worth it. The actors and dancers as well as the music were great. However there is a big but it took at least 30 minutes in a queue to pay for the parking then another 50... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I got married in the compass room at the Lowry theatre on 29th December 2016 and it was an amazing day. From our first enquiry, our wedding coordinator Lucy has been exceptional - really friendly, helpful and always happy to answer any (and there were many!) queries and helped to plan and prepare our special day. We... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely place to see some of the best art from Lowry. Lovely location and the cafe and shop are nice too. Really enjoyed my visit.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved this centre it is different to Trafford it's mainly an outlet mall with Gap. MS. My favourite the Cadbury shop. Nice for a pop in visit.Bev Moore

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Preston Lancashire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to see the last evening performance of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. What an amazing show. Finding the Lowry and parking were easy. I am greatful that I pre purchased the car parking ticket. The queues for the payment meter were exceptionally long.

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