Highlights Tour: Exploring our Collections



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Join us at the Walker Art Gallery for a tour of Liverpool's most outstanding art collection and discover the masterpieces hidden within the National Gallery of the North.

Discover the history of the gallery, from its opening in 1877, through its development into one of the most important galleries in the country.

Listen as our Tour Guides transport you to the past and lead you on an artistic journey from the 18th to 20th centuries. Uncover, with them, the secrets behind some of the world-renowned paintings in our collection; the dramatic history of Dante's Dream by Rossetti; the hidden symbolism in Millais' Isabella; and discover the British masters: Gainsborough, Hogarth, and Turner. 

Tour details 

Tours are available at 11.00am and 2.30pm on the dates listed above. Each tour lasts up to an hour. 

Safety measures 

We are continuing to encourage visitors to wear face coverings (unless exempt) to ensure the safety and comfort of others, and recommend that every individual aged 16 and over scan the NHS QR code with your NHS COVID-19 app to support Test and Trace when you visit.