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Herbert Art Gallery and Museum

Jordan Well, Coventry CV1 5QP, England
+44 24 7683 2386
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First Rate Local Museum

The Herbert is a neat little museum that deals in all manner of Coventriana. Directly opposite the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mike G
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San Diego, United States
One visit was enough

I highly recommend visiting it. I like arts and this place offered some fine arts. It had a shining... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hamohd70
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Manama, Bahrain
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Jordan Well, Coventry CV1 5QP, England
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+44 24 7683 2386
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Herbert is a neat little museum that deals in all manner of Coventriana. Directly opposite the cathedral, it supplements that story by telling the history of Coventry from its earliest days, and details how the prehistoric settlement evolved into a full fledged industrial center....More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend visiting it. I like arts and this place offered some fine arts. It had a shining area and well. I liked the idea of hosting some work of world class artists like Picasso. Thank you for maintaining this gallery.

Thank hamohd70
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

There is so much to see and do here. Look at the origins of computing by viewing a Jacquard Loom. View the history of Coventry through the ages. Learn about Lady Godiva. Kids enjoyed during the brass rubbings and dressing up.

Thank neith2017
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Took the children here for an easy cheap activity. Suprisingly they loved it. There is loads to see and do and at the time there was a lego display which went down a storm. Definitely worth a visit if your in the area. Lots of...More

Thank vicky d
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The main part of the museum is a very good display of the history of Coventry with good descriptions of various eras of the city. Some audio visual displays give a better understanding of the exhibits.

Thank covcat70
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Good place to take kids so that they can interact with the exhibits. It's free, so it doesn't cost any money. The cafe is good, and you. An get nice food. School holidays it's a bit packed in the. Age and hard to get a...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Well presented and will go again. Allow at least 1 to 2 hours for your visit. They display different things all the time

Thank ALMAT21
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This museum and art gallery was the place I was most looking forward to visiting when we did a tour of Coventry, but we left after about 40 minutes, as it was very dissapointing. It was hard to work out which exhibition was where, and...More

1  Thank Bayleywillow
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Whilst in Coventry for a few days we went to the Herbert. Arrived mid morning in the last week of the school holidays and was glad it wasn't too busy. There is a lift. Lots of interesting displays to view all in reach too. Many...More

Thank Jacqui13Blackpool
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I don't really know how they can call this an art museum, unless we missed the doors to let you in to the rest of it? One room of sculptures, one room of paintings and the rest all childrens activities? I am not really sure...More

Thank Natasha D
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boohooBirmingham_uk
27 October 2016|
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Response from AlanJames66 | Reviewed this property |
Park and ride.
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boohooBirmingham_uk
27 October 2016|
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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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