Herbert Art Gallery and Museum

Herbert Art Gallery and Museum
Jordan Well
Coventry
CV1 5QP
England

Website

www.theherbert.org

E-mail

info@theherbert.org

Telephone

024 7683 2386

Fax

024 7629 4790

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Glass fronted entrance to the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum
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We provide places for the people of Coventry and visitors to the City to meet, celebrate and explore their cultural and creative past, present and futures.

Venue Type:

Museum, Gallery, Archive

Opening hours

Mon-Sat 1000-1600
Sun 1200-1600

Admission charges

Free

Collection details

Archaeology, Decorative and Applied Art, Film and Media, Fine Art, Natural Sciences, Social History

Hippo Skull

Collections

The Herbert has extensive and wide ranging collections which are grouped under four broad headings:
• Visual Arts
• Social and Industrial History
• Archaeology
• Natural History

The museum collections contain hundreds of thousands of items ranging from tiny insects to large industrial machinery like a jacquard loom, and from everyday household objects to fine paintings by important artists.

www.theherbert.org/collections

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Festival of Archaeology 2014: The Romans are returning!

  • 25 — 26 July 2014 *on now

Join CADAS (Coventry and District Archaeology Society) at the British Museum touring Exhibition, Roman Empire: Power & People, at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry, to handle some of the society's recently found Roman artefacts and talk to the team about the Heritage Lottery Funded project that made 2013 a superb year for local community archaeology.

Admission

Please check all Festival of Archaeology 2014 event dates, times, booking and admission charges before visiting.

Website

http://www.theherbert.org/

Archeology dirt screening

Meet the Archaeologists

  • 25 — 26 July 2014 10am-4pm *on now

Meet members of the Coventry & District Archaeological Society who will be talking about their recent excavation in Broadwell - you can even handle some of the Roman artefacts that they've discovered!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Event free with exhibition ticket.

Website

http://www.theherbert.org/whats-on/events-exhibitions/meet-archaeologists

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