Victorian Dreamers

Please note: we are closed from Friday 23 December – Monday 2 January 2017 re-opening on Tuesday 3 January 2017 at 10am.

Much of Victorian art was escapist, offering a respite from the world of work and everyday concerns. Although it presented an idealised view of the world we can still often discern the underlying concerns of the age and its most deep-rooted anxieties. Drawn from our own  outstanding collection of Victorian art, this exhibition looks at the themes of travel, storytelling, the antique past and nature. Many works have been recently restored and are exhibited for the first time in several decades.

Exhibition Opening Times

Mon – Sat: 10am – 4pm

Sun: 11am – 4pm



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