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Herbert Art Gallery and Museum

  • Coventry
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Located in the historic centre of Coventry, next to the Cathedral ruins, the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum is the cultural hub of the city. Visit us for Free to immerse yourself and your family in arts, history and culture. With a selection of permanent galleries and temporary exhibition spaces, along with a whole host of ongoing workshops and events, the Herbert offers a great day out. Our fantastic family offer was recognised when we won the Guardian Family Friendly Museum Award in 2010.

Discover what life was really like in Coventry through the centuries, through personal stories, historical films and our amazing collections. Wander through dazzling interactive displays and investigate the natural world, modern art, and the old masters in our eight permanent galleries. Explore a wide range of exhibitions, many from prestigious national museums, in the temporary exhibition spaces.

Our modern building is fully accessible to people with disabilities and we offer baby changing facilities, cafe, gift shop, history centre and archives and media suites. We also cater for events and corporate hire.

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Opening hours

Monday - Saturday: 10.00am - 4.00pm Sunday: 12.00pm - 4.00pm


Free admission.

Travel & Contact Information


Jordan Well, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5QP, England

Phone number

024 7683 2386



Click here to visit Herbert Art Gallery and Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Disabled Toilets, Disabled lift access. Standard facilities available.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Yes, you can bring a picnic.

Baby changing facilities, toddler toilets, breastfeeding friendly. Pushchair storage.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

The Herbert Cafe is operated by Signatures Cafes and Restaurants, our innovative catering partner.

Yes, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Guide dogs only
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