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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Preston's iconic building

The "Harris" as it effectionaly called, is the most imposing build in the city of Preston, the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dougiegornall
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Preston, United Kingdom
Hardly A Hidden Gem and Worth a Visit

The Harris is a fantastic building and worthy of a visit on its own to appreciate its splendour and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
NC-Unlimited
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Preston, United Kingdom
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A great day out for all the family, the Harris Museum Art Gallery & Library is a treasure trove of fantastic art and fascinating objects for all the family. Come and explore our remarkable collections of fine art, contemporary art, fashion...more
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Harris Museum & Art Gallery Market Square, Preston PR1 2PP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The "Harris" as it effectionaly called, is the most imposing build in the city of Preston, the museum not only has tradional museum artifacts, but is constantly having exhibitions, the one that was my reason for visiting on this occasion, was for local artists displaying...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dougiegornall
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Harris is a fantastic building and worthy of a visit on its own to appreciate its splendour and architectural detail. The bonus is that it offers a range of exhibitions on a regular basis and its free!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fascinating exhibits and art works with a lovely cafe for when you need a rest with a cup of coffee and a cake.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ariadne24
Reviewed 3 days ago

A wonderful place to visit time after time there is always something different to see, with a great little cafe

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ladykateakroyd
Reviewed 3 days ago

Plenty of interesting stalls in a beautiful building. Also a fantastic museum on its own, with hundreds of artefacts,paintings and displays to keep you occupied for hours. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Trevorian1955
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to see the 72/18 photography exhibition and the windrush exhibition. Forgot what a beautiful building this was, the architecture and pendulum clock are great to look at. Got so distracted by Preston’s history and the clothing exhibition. Few hours well spent on Sunday...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ljbunny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and spent a day in Preston, unfortunately we found the museum a bit to close to train time to be able to give it justice. What we saw deserves another visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Exciting things are happening at the Harris Museum. It’s FREE to go in. Went to an evening at the Museum last night. It was All about the transformation of the museum. #HarrisYour Space is their new website and you can find out the innovative changes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank magielow
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Whenever I have visitors come to Preston, the first place I suggest taking them is here. The building and the square it's in is the highlight of the entire city in my opinion. Inside is also an absolute treat. It's quite an escape, which is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ArgentTal
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Worth a visit. A lovely cafe with cakes and snacks too. Coffee very good. Idea for single,couples or families.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sharon M
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Jayne J
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Hi, The nearest car park is Preston Bus Station which is a couple of minutes walk away. Full details are on the Lancashire County Council website.
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