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Find out more about the gallery tours we offer

Highlights Tours
Tuesday to Sunday 2-2.45pm*
FREE, no need to book

Get an insight into our history, architecture, and park as well as a more detailed look at some of our current exhibitions and works on display. These tours are designed for people of all ages and are led by a member of our Visitor Team.

Please meet us at the gallery's Parkside entrance.

* Please note – there may be times when due to unforeseen circumstances, we are unable to run our daily Highlights tour. If you are intending to visit us purely for a tour, please call ahead on 0161 275 7450 on the day of your visit, to confirm if the tour is going ahead, or alternatively, visit our Twitter page @whitworthart, for any updates. 

Highlights Tours are not bookable and are limited to 20 people per tour.
To avoid disappointment, we encourage you to arrive a little bit before 2pm.

For any other group tour requests, either for more than 20 people or if you are requesting a tour at a different time, please contact our Collections and Exhibitions team email:

For any schools tour requests please contact our Schools Producer, Steven Roper email:

Whitworth Park Walks have been temporarily PAUSED from October 2022 onwards.
We hope to offer these walks again later this year, updates will be posted on this page.

Whitworth Park Walk
Future dates and times TBC
FREE, no need to book 

Escape to the outdoors where we share stories about the history, nature, and sculptures of Whitworth Park. These tours are designed for people of all ages and are led by a member of our Visitor Team. Please ensure you have dressed appropriately for the weather. ‚Ä®Please meet for the walk, at the gallery's Parkside entrance.

Please follow the gallery's social media channels below for updates.


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