Travelling by train to the Williamson Art Gallery & Museum is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the Williamson Art Gallery & Museum is Birkenhead Central, which is served by Merseyrail services throughout the day. It's 22 minutes to the Williamson Art Gallery & Museum on foot. Just head left out of the station along Borough Road, turn right at Balls Road East. Stay on Ball's Road and then turn right onto Slatey Road and you're there.

The Williamson Art Gallery and Museum is a family-friendly space, with changing contemporary exhibitions and collections reflecting local and national heritage and arts. The gallery hosts an active programme of workshops and activities for both adults and children - visit the Williamson Art Gallery & Museum website for the latest details. The gallery is also home to a delicious cafe (cash only) and shop stocking work by local artists and craftspeople. In addition, local independent businesses Artfix and Oxton Books have premises in the foyer. The Williamson Art Gallery & Museum is kindly supported by supporters' charity the Williamson and Priory Friends. Part of Wirral Council.


This attraction has free entry for all.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Saturday open from 05:32:00 until 00:07:00
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at all times.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Website
Shops noteNews agent
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
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Cold drinks vending machine Food vending machine
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
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This station has step free access to all platforms / the platform. Lifts can be used to access platforms
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces52
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
on Liverpool bound platform
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
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Birkenhead Central station has neither a taxi rank nor a cab office. Advance booking is essential. Consider using the following local operators:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

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