Room guide

Sculpture gallery

 First floor

The first floor contains our major paintings and special exhibitions.We have changing exhibitions in our special exhibition galleries so visit our exhibitions pages to see what's on

    • Room 1 and Room 2 - Medieval and Renaissance including Cranach, Holbein and Simone Martini
    • Room 3 and Room 4 - 17th Century including Poussin, Rembrandt, Rubens and Ruysdael
    • Room 518th Century including Gainsborough, Reynolds, Stubbs, Wilson and Wedgwood
    • Room 6, 7, 8 -19th century including Rossetti, Yeames, Turner, Millais, Liverpool Pre-Raphaelites.
    • Room 9 - Changing displays
    • Room 10Impressionists and Post-Impressionists including Monet, Cézanne, Degas, Seurat, Sickert, Rodin and Matisse
    • Room 11British Art, 1880 – 1950 including Spencer, Knight, Freud, Bomberg and Lowry
    • Rooms 12, 13, 14 & 15 - Modern and Contemporary art including John Moores Painting Prize past prize winners and changing exhibitions 

Ground floor

The ground floor has a craft and design gallery, sculpture gallery and children's gallery. 


  • Craft and Design gallery - fashion, furniture, ceramics, glass and metalwork, 1700 to now

    The Craft & Design Gallery on the ground floor of the museum will be closed from 21 - 1 February 2019 for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

  • Sculpture gallery - 18th and 19th century marble and bronze statues
  • Big Art for Little Artists - children's gallery

Paintings off display

Room displays can change due to loans, conservation work and display renewal. If you intend to visit the Walker Art Gallery to see a particular artwork, please telephone 0151 478 4199 beforehand to check the artwork is on display.