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  The Lowry Centre
by Ben-UK

Primarily built to house the works of local artist L.S.Lowry, the futuristic Lowry Centre also has 2 theatres, The Lyric and The Quays.

There is a fascinating, continuous 20 minute film about Lowry's life showing his working environment and lots of commentary by the artist himself.

There is a cafe and restaurant in the centre and a shop which sells Lowry related products.

Open: Sun to Fri 11am -- Sat 10am.
Close: daily 5pm.
Admission is free.

Address: Pier 8, Salford Quays
Directions: 15 minutes by tram from Piccadilly - get off at Harbour City - follow signs for the Lowry.

By car, from the M60 take junction 12 for the M602. The Quays are a quarter of a mile from junction 3 of the M602. Follow signs for The Quays.

Phone: 0870 787 5780
Website: http://www.thelowry.com

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 9, 2005
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