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Tickets are now available for Dippy: The Nation's Favourite Dinosaur. Dippy the Diplodocus is on loan from the Natural History Museum from February 2023.
Discover live performances, interactive workshops, a makers' market, networking and more in our month-long celebration of electronic music, inspired by Coventry pioneer Delia Derbyshire.
Our first exhibition for 2023 explores ideas of community, belonging and collective identity.
Coventry Open returns in March 2023, showcasing work by West Midlands artists working in any medium. For the first time, this year’s exhibition includes a young people’s showcase.
Discover the local stories that inspired George Eliot's masterpiece in an online exhibition, presented in partnership with Nuneaton Library and Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery.
Discover highlights from past exhibitions, unique glimpses of our permanent collection, one-of-a-kind digital events, 3D scans, video and more!
Daniel Lismore: Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken
The Turner Prize 2021
2 Tone: Lives & Legacies
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22 April 202310.00am – 4.00pm
Join us to celebrate Earth Day 2023 with a wild adventure as part of The Wild Escape, featuring activities inspired by Dippy in Coventry.
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From contemporary art exhibitions to social history talks. There's so much for adults, families, and children of all ages to explore.
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Gain a fresh perspective on the legend of Lady Godiva, discover your ancestors’ history in the Coventry Archives, and explore Coventry's history from the 1500s onwards. All of this is just a stone’s throw away from Coventry Cathedral.
Our permanent galleries showcase the museum's collections, from fine paintings to historical and archaeological artefacts and natural history specimens.
The Herbert has extensive and wide ranging collections which are grouped under four broad headings:
Our experienced team of award winning professionals deliver innovative and immersive learning experiences for all.
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