The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry
Muddy says: The perfect place to delve into Coventry’s history and immerse yourself in world-class art, with excellent drop-in art classes for children during the school holidays.
The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum is the perfect place to delve into Coventry’s history and immerse yourself in world-class art.
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, often created in partnership with national museums, the Herbert offers a wide range of talks, events and workshops for both adults and children. It encourages creativity, exploration, and fun including Night at the Museum and after-hours parties.
Gain a fresh perspective on the legend of Lady Godiva, discover your ancestors’ history in the Coventry Archives, and explore British & European paintings from the 1500s onwards. All just a stone’s throw away from Coventry Cathedral. Our permanent galleries range from the Visual Arts, to Social and Industrial History, Archaeology and Natural History, there really is something for every visitor.
You can also book special tours of the Medieval Undercroft should you wish to explore Coventry’s rich history further. A perfect family day out.