Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum
Foregate St, Worcester WR1 1DT, UK
About Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum
Worcester City Art Gallery and Museum is housed in an elegant Victorian building in the heart of Worcester. The gallery has a programme of contemporary art and craft exhibitions. Displays include the industrial history of Worcester, local geology, natural history, together with 19th- and 20th-century paintings, prints, and photographs.
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Worcestershire is a non-metropolitan administrative, ceremonial and historic county, located in the West Midlands region of England. The area that is now Worcestershire was absorbed into the unified Kingdom of England in 927, at which time it was constituted as a county.