Herbert Art Gallery
The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, sometimes affectionately known as The Herbert, is a museum of art and culture. It is ideally situated near Pool Meadow Bus Station, making it easily accessible, regardless of whether you are travelling from Coventry university accommodation, or from the university campus.
It is one of the most popular free tourist attractions in the entire West Midlands region, attracting in the region of 300,000 visitors each year. The museum is operated by Culture Coventry and is primarily funded through donations, along with sales at the museum shop.
The Herbert showcases a variety of different collections, ranging from sculptures and “Old Masters” paintings, through to modern art and taxidermy. There are also archaeological collections to explore, along with a variety of temporary exhibitions, which change over the course of the year.
Admission to the museum is completely free, and The Herbert Art Gallery is open seven days a week, with opening hours from 10am to 4pm Monday to Saturday, and from 12 noon to 4pm on Sundays.
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