The Lowry

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The Lowery Theatre and Gallery in Salford Quays Manchester.
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The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, Salford, M50 3AZ – Visit Now

With two theatres, galleries and a studio space, The Lowry ably combines the performing and visual arts. It holds and displays works from the world’s largest collection of work by the Old Trafford born artist, L.S. Lowry, although its galleries also have a changing programme of contemporary exhibitions with a new focus on digital arts. In addition to award-winning theatre, The Lowry hosts touring popular acts, classical, dance and opera.

Sitting opposite Media City (and just a stone’s throw from the Media City tram stop, making it easily accessible from the city centre), The Lowry boasts a decent cafe (with good kids’ options), a rated restaurant and ‘terrace bar’, plus shop. For kids, there are activity backpacks and a small, dedicated activity area within the galleries.

  • Pier 8, Salford Quays
  • Salford
  • M50 3AZ
  • View map

Opening Hours

  • Mon: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Tue: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Wed: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Thu: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Fri: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sat: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sun: 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Always double check opening hours with the venue before making a special visit

Admission Charges

Free (prices to performances vary)

Services and Facilities

Exhibitions, theatre, live music, food and drink, shop, comedy


Fully accessible

Commercial and hire services

Venue available for hire

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