Welcome to The Lowry

The Lowry is a modern, popular arts centre based on the Salford Quays, Manchester. Named after the influential 20th century painter L.S Lowry, the institute was opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000, and since then has played host to many significant musical and visual arts exhibitions, including the 2011 Royal Variety Performance.

Curious about The Quays?

The Lowry is just one of the many interesting features scattered along the Manchester Quays. Just quarter of an hour from Manchester’s city centre, visitors will find a great range of entertainment, cultural, and shopping facilities including the Imperial War Museum. If you’re new to the city, this is the perfect place to get your first taste of Manchester.

Soak in the beauty of ages at the Manchester Art Gallery

Once you’ve had your fill of the Lowry, why not head over to the Manchester Art Gallery for something a little more classical? This museum boasts a wonderful collection of European Masters and significant British works, including 37 Turner watercolours and one of the UK’s largest collections of pre-Raphaelite art. A short drive from The Quays, this will make the perfect follow-up to a trip for any art buff.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near The Lowry? Travelodge Manchester Salford Quays Hotel is a 15-minute walk away along the Central Bay, and Travelodge Manchester Central Hotel can be reached within quarter of an hour by car.