Herbert Art Gallery & Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum is a museum, art gallery, records archive, learning centre, media studio and creative arts facility on Jordan Well, Coventry, England. It is the perfect place to delve into Coventry’s history and engage with art and culture. The permanent galleries range from the Visual Arts to Social and Industrial History, Archaeology and Natural History – there is something for every visitor.
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0.11km from Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
The Cathedral Church of Saint Michael, commonly known as Coventry Cathedral, is the seat of the Bishop of Coventry and the Diocese of Coventry within the Church of England. The cathedral is located in Coventry, West Midlands, England. The current bishop is Christopher Cocksworth and the current dean is John Witcombe.
Coventry Transport Museum
0.4km from Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
Coventry Transport Museum houses the largest publicly owned collection of British vehicles on the planet and tells the story of a city which changed the world through transport. It houses the largest collection of British-made road transport held in public ownership. It is located in Coventry because the city was previously the centre of the British car industry and the birthplace of the bicycle. There are more than 240 cars and commercial vehicles, 100 motorcycles, 200 bicycles.
Coventry Canal Basin
0.72km from Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
Coventry Canal Basin is the ideal place to start out on several fascinating art trail treks through picturesque countryside. The canal starts at Coventry Canal Basin. The basin was opened in 1769 and expanded in 1788. It is situated just north of Coventry City Centre and just outside the city's inner ring road. Many of the buildings and the site were restored between 1993 and 1995.
War Memorial Park
2.05km from Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
The War Memorial Park is a large park of about 48.5 hectares in southern Coventry, England. The park was opened in July 1921 as a tribute to the 2,587 Coventrians who died between 1914 and 1918 fighting in the First World War. The landscaped gardens and sports areas were created in the late-1920s and 1930s, and the most prominent structure in the park is the city's war memorial monument, built in 1927.
Lunt Roman Fort
3.94km from Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
Lunt Roman Fort in Baginton was a Roman military camp created in around AD 60 or 61 to deal with the revolt of Boudica and/or its aftermath. It is open to the public and located in the village of Baginton on the south eastern outskirts of Coventry. The fort has now been fully excavated and partially reconstructed; the wooden gateway rebuild was led by archaeologist Margaret Rylatt, using the same tools and techniques that the military engineers of the Roman Army would have used.
Midland Air Museum
4.14km from Herbert Art Gallery & Museum
The Midland Air Museum is one of the country's leading self-funded independent aviation museums. The museum includes the Sir Frank Whittle Jet Heritage Centre, where many exhibits are on display in a large hangar. It also has a small hangar, and a fenced-off green area where many aircraft are on display in the open. It welcomes visitors of all ages to experience the world of aviation in a friendly and informal environment.
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The West Midlands is a ceremonial county, metropolitan county, and combined authority area in west-central England. It was the second-most populous county in England after Greater London. Famous for so many attractive locations and also a unique location for a leisure trip.