Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
West Midlands - Coventry
024 7623 7521
ON PEAK WORKING HOURS
|Sunday||12:00 - 16:00|
|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|
Sensory Play Days
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
20 September 2018, 21 September 2018, 18 October 2018, 19 October 2018, 15 November 2018, 16 November 2018, 13 December 2018, 14 December 2018Thursdays & Fridays, 10.30am – 11.30am & 1.00pm – 2.00pmLet imaginations soar as your child...
From £ 2.00 to £ 2.00
Located in the heart of Coventry city centre, next to the historic Cathedral, the Herbert is the perfect place to learn more about the history of Coventry and immerse yourself in some art and culture.
AN INSPIRING WAY TO SPEND YOUR DAYA world of discovery awaits you in our award-winning interactive galleries.
The eight permanent galleries are free, fun and family friendly – the perfect place to spend a day out, whether you’re a first time visitor to Coventry, or returning again and again.
Discover what it was really like to live, work and play 50, 150 and 500 years ago, wander through dazzling multi-sensory interactive displays, investigate the natural world and explore our wide range of traditional and contemporary art exhibitions.
There's so much to see, you'll discover something new every time you
COVENTRY HISTORY GALLERY
Uncover the story of our city and its people from the medieval period to the present day through a staggering array of objects, photographs, films and personal memories.
PEACE & RECONCILIATION
Understand the city's wartime experiences and the links forged with other cities out of the shared experience of war. Find out how Coventry’s role in peace and reconciliation continues today.
Explore the legend of Lady Godiva's famous naked ride through Coventry in this family friendly gallery including other mythical tales, storytelling and dressing up items.
Be amazed by the great works of art in our collections from traditional oil paintings in the Old Masters gallery to those representing the spirit of the Herbert's original collection in Art Since 1900. Our fine range of sculptures includes works by great British artists of the 20th century such as Barbara Hepworth and Jacob Epstein.
This exhibition celebrates nature by encouraging visitors to engage with natural objects and landscapes in highly creative and multi-sensory ways.
WHAT’S IN STORE
Our extensive collections contain hundreds of thousands of items. We have created What's In Store to offer access to many of the items which are rarely on public display.
A number of people were asked to pick their personal favourites from our extensive collections - and give reasons for their choices.Please note: the temperature in our galleries is climate-controlled to protect our vulnerable objects