Back to the top

Van Gogh Alive, MediaCity, Greater Manchester

MediaCityUKOctober 22 2021 – January 23 2022



Over 8 million visitors worldwide


Over 75 cities visited across five continents

Kensington Gardens London icon

Spectacular purpose-built venue in MediaCityUK


Powered by SENSORY4™ immersive technology


Entertaining, educational & family friendly

Find us on Instagram

“I find comfort in contemplating the sunflowers.” Vincent Van Gogh 🌻

Here at Van Gogh Alive you can step inside our immersive sunflower room to feel why Van Gogh loved these flowers so much.

Open now in @mediacityuk, book tickets at VanGoghAliveUK.com or click the link in our bio 🎟

#GrandeExperiences #ImmersiveExperience #DigitalArt #Sensory4 #Multisensory

Prepare to be blown away by the powerful immersive experience that awakens the senses and literally transports you inside Van Gogh’s greatest works 🌻

Book tickets at VanGoghAliveUK.com or click the link in our bio.

#GrandeExperiences #ImmersiveExperience #DigitalArt #Sensory4 #Multisensory


Don't miss your chance to experience the world's most visited multi-sensory exhibition Van Gogh Alive.

Tickets are selling fast! Book now at VanGoghAliveUK.com or click the link in our bio ✨ #GrandeExperiences #ImmersiveExperience #DigitalArt #Sensory4 #Multisensory


Due to popular demand, from Saturday 27th of November we’ve added extra time slots.

⏰ 9am & 9:30am on Saturdays
⏰ 9:30am on Sundays

Snap them up quick before they sell out!

Click the link in our bio or visit VanGoghAliveUK.com 🎟

#GrandeExperiences #ImmersiveExperience #DigitalArt #Sensory4 #Multisensory

#WednesdayWisdom "What is done in love, is done well."

Vincent van Gogh's fascinating life is on display in our immersive multi-sensory exhibition.

Step into his world at Van Gogh Alive.

Book tickets at VanGoghAliveUK.com or click the link in our bio.

#GrandeExperiences #ImmersiveExperience #DigitalArt #Sensory4 #Multisensory

"Ever wanted to walk straight into a Van Gogh painting? Here's the immersive show for you. Projectors plaster the great artist's painted worlds across the walls — inviting you to get truly lost in them. Walk through a mirrored room of sunflowers, and be dazzled under a starry canvas in this escapist, highly Instagrammable experience."LONDONIST

"It is at time mind-blowing, as you find yourself immersed in Van Gogh's art in its most amazing details and brushwork and gets particularly exhilarating when sunflowers bouquets and starry provencal nights inundate the space."CULTURE WHISPER

"Surrounded by vibrant symphonies of colours and sound, the interactive show makes for an enchanting experience that's ideal for a half-term family outing."GQ

"Van Gogh Alive completely breaks with the traditional museum concept and introduces us fully into the painter’s universe"CONDÉ NAST

"Venture into a sensory journey like no other of its kind"FORBES

"A stunning visual experience"ELLE

"The vibrant colours and vivid details of Van Gogh’s works are truly breath-taking"TATLER

"Van Gogh Alive lets you peek into the heart of the painter and connect with him both deeply and subtly"CNN

"Making the magic of art come alive for all ages"Time Out


The most visited immersive multi-sensory experience in the world.

Having dazzled over 8 million visitors across 75 cities worldwide, the most visited immersive, multi-sensory experience in the world is making its hotly anticipated debut at MediaCity this autumn for an exclusive three month run.

Hosted within a stunning, purpose-built venue at MediaCity piazza from October 22 to January 23, this Covid-safe and family-friendly experience is anticipated to become the North’s biggest visitor attraction; providing a truly world-class cultural experience in the heart of Greater Manchester’s iconic cultural hub.

Prepare to transcend time and space as you accompany Van Gogh on a journey through the Netherlands, Arles, Saint Rémy and Auvers-sur-Oise, where he created many of his timeless masterpieces. Set to an evocative classical score, a thrilling display of over 3,000 inspirational images transforms every surface that surrounds you in what has been described as an “unforgettable multi-sensory experience”.

At Van Gogh Alive you don’t just look at his paintings, you step inside them and feel their power.

Location & opening times


The Piazza
MediaCity UK
Salford Quays
Greater Manchester
M50 2NT

View in Google Maps

October 22 2021 –
January 23 2022

Opening times:

Monday – when demand dictates – 10am to 6pm (in half-hour time slots)

Tuesday to Thursday – 10am to 6pm (in half-hour time slots)

Friday & Saturday – 10am to 9pm (in half-hour time slots)

Sunday – 10am to 6pm (in half-hour time slots)

NB Times shown are first and last entry



Official Charity


Created by

Grande Experiences
Van Gogh Aive London Sensory4

Delivered by

Active Entertainment

Supporting partners


© Van Gogh Alive UK   |   Terms of Use   |   Contact Us

Van Gogh Alive is operated by Active Sport & Entertainment Ltd – registered in England and Wales, company number 10225082
Registered office: Tintagel House, 92 Albert Embankment, London, SE1 7TY