Detailed directions to Walker Art Gallery

From Lime Street Railway Station:

Level access route

  • From the platform exit turn right, go past the ticket office and information centre. You come out past the taxi rank on to a side street. You will be facing the side of the Empire Theatre.
  • Turn left and walk to the end of this street and you will see St George's Hall opposite.
  • Turn right and cross the road at the pedestrian lights.
  • Walker Art Gallery is the second building on the right behind the fountain.
  • The main entrance is up a flight of steps but there is a level access on the right of these via a ramp.

From Merseyrail Underground:

Level access route

  • Alight at Merseyrail's Lime Street station underground stop and take the lift from the platform up into Lime Street Railway Station.
  • Turn left and walk through Lime Street station passing the ticket office and information centre on your right. You come out past the taxi rank on to a side street. You will be facing the side of the Empire Theatre.
  • Turn left and walk to the end of this street and you will see St George's Hall opposite.
  • Turn right and cross the road at the pedestrian lights.
  • Walker Art Gallery is the second building on the right behind the fountain.
  • The main entrance is up a flight of steps but there is a level access on the right of these via a ramp.

If you can manage steps

  • Go up the underground escalator and turn right.
  • As you come out into the street, turn left and walk up the steps on your left. Continue straight ahead keeping St George's Hall on your left. You will see a fountain straight ahead of you. Walker Art Gallery is the second building on the right behind the fountain.

From Queen Square bus stops:

Level access route

  • Keep the Queen Square Centre and The Royal Court Theatre on your right and walk towards St George's Hall and the adjoining gardens.
  • Cross at the pedestrian lights turn left and walk through the gardens keeping the back of St George's Hall to your right.
  • As you leave the gardens you will see a fountain across to your right. The fountain is directly in front of the gallery.

From Paradise Street bus station:

Level access route

  • Make your way to Paradise Street and turn left towards McDonald's.
  • Go past McDonald's and keeping to the right hand side, pass the taxi rank, Queen Square bus stops and The Rat and Parrot pub on your right.
  • Go past the NCP car park and the big glass building.
  • Cross the busy traffic and, keeping the gardens on your right, continue walking up William Brown Street past World Museum and Central Library on your left. Walker Art Gallery is the building next to Central Library with the fountain in front.

Arriving by car:

  • Follow the brown and white road signs for central Liverpool attractions and Walker Art Gallery
  • Look out for signs for St John's or Queen Square car parks. These are between the main shopping area bus stops and St John's Gardens.
  • Walker Art Gallery is on the other side of St John's Gardens.

Please note: There are also a few pay and display parking bays on William Brown Street in front of World Museum. Some of these are allocated for blue badge holders.

Arriving by coach:

  • Follow the brown and white road signs for central Liverpool attractions and Walker Art Gallery
  • There is a dropping off point for coaches in front of Walker Art Gallery at the top end of William Brown Street itself (close to St George's Hall) or alternatively at the lower end of William Brown St in front of World Museum.
  • The nearest coach parking is at the Albert Dock.