From 1st September, Williamson Art Gallery & Museum is open Wednesday-Friday, 10.30am-5pm and Saturdays 10.00am-4.30pm.

We are very sorry, but our cafe will be closed until further notice. You are very welcome, however, to bring your own refreshments or picnic and use the cafe area.

Booking is not required, but the team will be monitoring how many people are entering and leaving the building so residents may have to queue before entering at busy times.

For more information on our Covid protocols, visit our Reopening page.

The shop is open for you to support local craftspeople.


There is a free car park on site, accessible via Mather Road. Please note that this can get very busy during some events, please be considerate of our neighbours when parking.

By Public Transport:

Bus: There are bus stops on Slatey Road, Ball’s Road and Borough Road. From Liverpool, buses stop on Borough Road. Check the Merseytravel Journey Planner for you most convenient service.
Train: the nearest station in Birkenhead Central, approximately a 20-minute walk away. More on


There is a disabled access ramp up outdoor steps. All doors push/pull, double doors with a single door being wide enough for disabled access.

The entire gallery is single floor with no internal stairs or lifts required.

Toilets & baby change

We have an accessible toilet located in the foyer, opposite the assistance desk. Our accessible toilet is registered with Changing Places. Full facility details are listen on the Changing Places website (click here).

Toilets are located near the Cafe, towards the exit to the Green Gallery Garden. Please note that with Covid regulations we are limiting the number of toilets in use.

Baby change facilities are provided in the accessible toilet.

Exhibitions at the Williamson Art Gallery & Museum are always free.

Williamson Art Gallery & Museum
Slatey Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH43 4UE



Opening Hours
Wednesday – Friday 10.30am – 5pm, Saturdays 10am-4.30pm
Closed: Mondays, Tuesdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Tel: 0151 666 3537
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Williamson Art Gallery, Oxton, Birkenhead, Wirral