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Herbert Art Gallery and Museum

Coventry, West Midlands, England

  • Kids looking at drawings at Herbert Art Gallery and Museum in Coventry
  • Artwork at Herbert Art Gallery and Museum in Coventry
  • Entrance to Herbert Art Gallery and Museum in Coventry

Attraction Information

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Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Indoor

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.


  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available

Getting There and Contact Information


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


Click here to visit Herbert Art Gallery and Museum's website
024 7683 2386

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

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


Free admission.

More Information

Eating information

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


Disabled Toilets, Disabled lift access. Standard facilities available.

Gift shop

Godiva and Coventry Limited Edition Merchandise, Ceramics, Glassware, Handmade Jewellery, Artist Crafts, Toys, Games, Gadgets, Books, Taschen Art Books, Stationary, Greetings Cards, Posters, Reproduction Medals and Coins.

Baby food facilities

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


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