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Located in the heart of Coventry city centre, next to the historic Cathedral, the Herbert is the perfect place to learn more about the history of Coventry and immerse yourself in some art and culture.


What's On

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Turner Prize

29 September 2021 - 12 January 2022

Free tickets required for entry


Coventry Biennial 2021:

8 October 2021 - 6 February 2022

Free tickets required for entry



Gallery & Museum

The opening times for the Gallery & Museum (including bank holidays) are:

Monday - Saturday: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday: 12.00pm - 4.00pm

(Closed: 24, 25 & 26 December and 1 January)

Coventry Archives

The opening times for Coventry Archives (not including bank holidays) are:

Wednesday – Friday: 10.30am – 3.30pm

Alternate Saturdays: 10.30am – 3.30pm (Reading Room only) | 

30 May, 13 June, 27 June, 11 July, 25 July, 8 August, 22 August, 19 September [Heritage weekend], 3 October, 17 October, 31 October, 14 November, 28 November, 12 December.


Alfred's Café

The opening times for Alfred's Café are:

Monday - Saturday: 10.00am - 4.00pm (last orders 3.30pm)

Sunday: 12.00pm - 4.00pm (last orders 3.30pm)


Herbert Shop

The opening times for the Herbert shop are:

Monday - Saturday: 11.00am - 4.00pm

Sunday: 12.00pm - 4.00pm


Tourist Information Centre
(no longer based at the Herbert)

Monday – Friday: 10am – 5pm

Saturday: 10am – 5.30pm

Sunday: 11am – 4pm

The Visitor Information team can provide the very best in local knowledge, history and recommendations on how to make the most of your stay in Coventry. 

Address: Station Square, Coventry CV1 2FL

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