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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.

A line drawing of headphones in blackTake our free highlights tour when you visit, using your smarthpone.  This audio tour will give you the stories behind 15 of our most popular objects, so remember to bring headphones with you.


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)

Please Note: For everyone’s comfort and safety, we may carry out bag checks upon entry

Coventry Archives:

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

Wednesday - Friday: 10.30am - 3.30pm (Reading Room & Research Room)
Alternate Saturdays: 10.30am - 3.30pm

Please note that Coventry Archives are currently running an appointment only system.

Appointments are required for both the Research Room and the Reading Room.

Book via email:

Book via telephone: 02476 237 583


Baxter Baristas:

The opening times for Baxter Baristas are:

Monday - Friday: 8am to 4pm
Saturday: 9am to 4pm
Sunday: 10am to 4pm



Herbert Gift Shop:

The opening times for the Herbert shop are:

Monday - Saturday: 10.00am - 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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