Discover treasures from around the world including Egyptian mummies, Samurai armour, Anglo-Saxon treasure and casts of dinosaurs. Explore outer space in the planetarium and meet live creatures in the aquarium and bug house.
St George's Hall is widely regarded as one of the finest neo-classical buildings in the world and is a Grade I listed building. Throughout the year there are many free and paid for public events and exhibitions. There's also a cafe and Tourist Information and Heritage Centre.
One of the finest art galleries in Europe, the Walker Art Gallery is home to renaissance masterpieces, Tudor portraits and one of the best collections of Victorian and Pre-Raphaelite art in the country.
This memorial garden is part of the William Brown Street conservation area in the city centre, and lies adjacent to the magnificent St George’s Hall. It’s a beautiful place to relax or have a picnic, and escape the hustle and bustle of the city centre.
The multiple award-winning Central Library is a beautifully re-modelled building with a host of new services. There are 15,000 rare books in the Hornby Library, Oak Room and Picton Reading Room. There's Wifi access throughout the building, plus 150 computers and iPads.
Now located in the Central Library, the Tourist Information Centre is staffed by a friendly and knowledgeable team, who work hard to ensure that visitors and locals alike get the most out of a trip to this fantastic city.