Herbert Art Gallery & MuseumPlaces to Visit
- All the family
- Under 5s
- School age
The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry Archives and Alfred's Café will reopen to the public on Monday 17 May 2021, subject to government guidance.
The refreshed spaces, and permanent galleries await. ‘2 Tone: Lives & Legacies’ and ‘UnNatural History’ will open to the public on Friday 28 May.
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
The perfect place to delve into Coventry’s history and engage with art and culture. The permanent galleries range from the Visual Arts to Social and Industrial History, Archaeology and Natural History – there is something for every visitor.
You can expect...
- World-class exhibitions
- Extraordinary events for all ages
- Ever-changing displays
- Unique experiences
Gain a fresh perspective on the legend of Lady Godiva, discover your ancestors’ history in the Coventry Archives, and explore Coventry's history from the 1500s onwards. All of this is just a stone’s throw away from Coventry Cathedral.
As well as the art gallery’s ever-changing displays which are often created in partnership with national museums, the Herbert offers a wide range of detailed talks, fantastic events and inventive workshops for adults and families. The Herbert Art Gallery encourages creativity, exploration and fun.
The Herbert is also home to Coventry Archives, the city’s destination for historical documents, photographs, maps and archival materials.
Facilities at Herbert Art Gallery & Museum:
The in-house Cafe is the perfect place to recharge, and treat yourself and the family to an array of delicious food and beverages.
The Cafe venue opening times are:
Monday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm
Sunday, 12pm - 4pm
The Cafe bar is open from 8am on weekdays for takeaway coffee.
The shop is a great place to browse and collect souvenir trinkets and gifts. The stock changes alongside the temporary exhibitions, so make sure you pay a visit with each new exhibition.
Toilets and Baby Change
There are accessible toilets on both ground and first floors.
Baby-change facilities are on the ground floor. The Herbert is proud to be breastfeeding friendly.
Parking at Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
There is Pay & Display parking available within walking distance. For directions use the postcode CV1 5QP.
|Monday||10:00 - 16:00|
|Tuesday||10:00 - 16:00|
|Wednesday||10:00 - 16:00|
|Thursday||10:00 - 16:00|
|Friday||10:00 - 16:00|
|Saturday||10:00 - 16:00|
|Sunday||12:00 - 16:00|