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Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Welcoming Art Venue

Went primarily to see the Cezanne they had on exhibition. It was terrific and every thing I thought... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wizardblue14
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Amazing gallery with an excellent Anselm Kiefer exhibition!

I found this gallery by chance and decided to visit it, little did I know that I would be so much... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
angelapapaz
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Thessaloniki, Greece
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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
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+44 24 7623 4521
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went primarily to see the Cezanne they had on exhibition. It was terrific and every thing I thought it would be. In addition there were several other exhibitions to see which I did not expect and one was a Turner, my favourite artist. Well worth...More

Thank Wizardblue14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found this gallery by chance and decided to visit it, little did I know that I would be so much interested and excited! They gallery is free for everyone and you can donate something if you wish! Easily accessible since it is situated near...More

Thank angelapapaz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The visit to the Gallery had to be brief but will definitely return. A good modern building, refreshing in a city full of blots on the landscape! The shop is very good - some fresh and original items on sale and the staff on the...More

Thank Tessa C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The gallery is located centrally in the city and is very close to the cathedral. It's around 15 minutes on foot from the railway station. There is currently an exhibition relating to the Waste Land by TS Eliot on display which runs until 18 November...More

Thank The_Coach55
Reviewed 15 October 2018

A fascinating gallery with so much in every corner. Very helpful staff and plenty for the kids. This is certainly one of the better galleries and worth a couple of hours at least.

Thank geoff r
Reviewed 4 October 2018

The Herbert in Coventry is a museum that has a modern approach. Centrally located and easy to get to, I would say it is a "must see" when in Coventry. The exhibitions change, but there is always an interesting twist!

Thank Nigel-Traveller
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Always great exhibitions here and free too! Last one I saw in August was relating to childhood toys and games. Brought back lots of wonderful memories of years gone by. Lovely gift shop too.

Thank loubyloo123
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

I am not sure how I managed this, but I was sent an invite to a private viewing of a new painting which had been loaned to the Herbert Art Gallery by the Courtauld Gallery in London. It was at a strange time so I...More

Thank SteveS1970
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

It is very close to the Cathedral and on the raining day I visited a chance to escape the rain! It is clean, spacious and very interesting. I enjoy history and really enjoyed the history of Coventry exhibit on the ground floor. I didn't have...More

Thank rockmylobster
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

... well for a 60 year old! A true walk back in time with so many things I remember seeing and using, now confined to history. All well displayed with good write ups or commentaries.

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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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