Salford Museum and Art Gallery is a hidden gem. Situated close to the centre of Manchester it has been open as a museum since 1850, and continues to offer a varied programme of exhibitions and activites to this day. Many people remember visiting Lark Hill
Salford Museum and Art Gallery is a hidden gem. Situated close to the centre of Manchester it has been open as a museum since 1850, and continues to offer a varied programme of exhibitions and activites to this day. Many people remember visiting Lark Hill Place when they were growing up and 'The Street' is still in the museum now.
Salford Museum and Art Gallery has two permanent galleries, Lark Hill Place and The Victorian Gallery. The museum also has The Lifetimes Gallery which changes annually and three temporary exhibition spaces.
Lark Hill Place is a wonderful recreation of a typical northern street during Victorian times. You can visit the shops and houses which include a chemist, a toy shop, a grocer and a blacksmith.
The Local History Library has a wealth of information about Salford including photographs, maps and publciations. The library is open by appointment only 10am - 4.45pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday with Wednesday opening from 10am - 8pm
Our cafe has a great selection of cakes, sandwiches, hot, cold & alcoholic drinks.
No Petticoats Here
1st November 2018, 7:00 pm
1st November 2018, 9:00 pm
Award winning singer, songwriter and musician Louise Jordan shares the stories of inspirational women who challenged expectations through original song and storytelling.
Celebrating amazing tales from the woman who dressed as a soldier on the Western Front to the women football players banned by the FA, the ambulance drivers running the gauntlet of enemy fire in Flanders and the so-called 'surplus million' single women.
Doors open at 6.30pm. Event not suitable for young children.
"Heart-rending, enpowering, inspirational, uplifting" - Audience feedback, Palace Green Library
This event is part of our fourth season of our Salford Libraries Live programme.