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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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An interesting look at Coventry’s history

Super friendly staff , an interesting look round, with a mixture of old masters , modern art and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chelmsford, United Kingdom

A fantastic art gallery with plenty of everything. Coventry is a great City to visit. Very well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Jordan Well, Coventry CV1 5QP, England
+44 24 7623 4521
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All reviews old masters lady godiva sensory room local history well worth a visit all ages school holidays quick visit interactive exhibits gift shop couple of hours few hours coventry university rainy day nice cafe free entry on display
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here on an impromptu 4-5 hour visit to Coventry. The museum has voluntary entry fee (free) and showed interesting pieces. I especially enjoyed the Great War special exhibit. If I lived here, I would pop in several times a year to see their...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ThankxgivingTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A musuem with multi faceted exhibits in varies self contained areas-very much an art galley with something to siut most tastes

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not the sort of person who enjoys around through room after room of paintings so this art museum is perfect for me. It contains a large variety of pieces and has plenty of interactive exhibits to keep everyone (including children) entertained while educating them....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mumm3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nicely displayed. Friendly staff. Worth a visit. I'll definitely be going back when I have more time!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ellenlyonswhite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Within the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum is the Coventry History Centre. There are loads of documents within the reading room to help with family history within Coventry. Also there is the research room. Here if you wish to view items then you must let...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank debja21
Reviewed 8 January 2019

Sculpture local history art, this museum houses the lot fabulous and well worth taking the time to visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brian E
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Very interssting the history of coventry, and we had a nice lunch in the cafe there too,the staff were very frienly and helpul.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank janetstalder
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Response from AlanJames66 | Reviewed this property |
Park and ride.
27 October 2016|
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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.