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Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Something for everyone

From paintings and sculptures to the legend of Lady Godiva and the informative and inspiring Peace... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
kensmoon
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
unexpectedly interesting

Went to see the wildlife photography exhibition to start with but the main thing I was drawn to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
boom4251YL
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London, United Kingdom
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Investigate the natural world, modern art, and the Old Masters. Wander through dazzling interactive displays, and enjoy the latest exhibitions while admiring the building’s unique architecture. As well as the art gallery’s ever-changing displays...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Jordan Well, Coventry CV1 5QP, England
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All reviews old masters lady godiva local history well worth a visit all ages interactive exhibits gift shop few hours couple of hours coventry university rainy day nice cafe free entry on display world war great place to visit city centre
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Reviewed 3 days ago

From paintings and sculptures to the legend of Lady Godiva and the informative and inspiring Peace and Reconciliation gallery there is much to admire and horizons may be broadened.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kensmoon
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to see the wildlife photography exhibition to start with but the main thing I was drawn to, were the sculptures. With sculptures dating from the 1840s to 2000, the differences in the pieces of art bold. It seemed as though I was compelled to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank boom4251YL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic few hours spent looking around this museum with my sister. Especially liked the art gallery.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Valerie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More than just local history, The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum houses so many interesting and inspiring examples of Coventry's history with interactive exhibits, sound and vision and plenty of things to keep children occupied. A fantastic variety of fine art can be seen in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mattpalmer87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely building. Interesting exhibits. Kids and adults both enjoyed it. Good shop and food in cafe. We were impressed. Handy for visiting the cathedrals too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank IceCreamHS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a really interesting time looking round the different era's. Very informative and even the young children had a great time seeing everything and how ived in the the war and before they were born. Excellent, well worth a visit. Free to go in.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 185sallyj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fascinating information boards and lots to look at for all family. Just right amount though do allow couple hours. It’s free to enter and has fairly priced cafe. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dr8484
Reviewed 12 February 2019

Super friendly staff , an interesting look round, with a mixture of old masters , modern art and history . A more unusual room at the back houses some extra items not on display in the main rooms, and a joy to discover samples and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank essexbornandbred
Reviewed 8 February 2019

Although there are some good points to this art gallery, it has to be said that it is rather lacklustre and uninspiring. The 'Great Masters' gallery is a rather small room, with very few paintings. When we visited some of the other galleries were closed,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Godiva2000
Reviewed 7 February 2019

A fantastic art gallery with plenty of everything. Coventry is a great City to visit. Very well thought out and well planned.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DaveThomasLeicester
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Response from AlanJames66 | Reviewed this property |
Park and ride.
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Response from Andy B | Reviewed this property |
With the gallery on our left, we took the second right turn and at the end of that road is an open air car park. 5 - 6 minutes walk back to the gallery.
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