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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Great visit.

We came for the Moon exhibition, great place with lots of aspects and lots of history on the town... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
NicDew1
via mobile
Plenty of history

A little gem in the heart of Preston, Lancashire. Plenty of historical artefacts on display. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
David N
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Preston, United Kingdom
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A great day out for all the family, the Harris Museum Art Gallery & Library is a treasure trove of fantastic art and fascinating objects for all the family. Come and explore our remarkable collections of fine art, contemporary art, fashion...more
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Harris Museum & Art Gallery Market Square, Preston PR1 2PP, England
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+44 1772 258248
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came for the Moon exhibition, great place with lots of aspects and lots of history on the town itself.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NicDew1
Reviewed 6 days ago

A little gem in the heart of Preston, Lancashire. Plenty of historical artefacts on display. Lovely art gallery.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank David N
Reviewed 6 days ago

we've not been here for years so decided to visit 1 rainy Sunday afternoon to pass a bit of time. I felt like I had walked back in time to being a kid again, we went in all the rooms looking at the different exhibitions...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank liz c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up in Preston and visited this museum and library on many occasions as a child. It was lovely to revisit old favourites and to enjoy the ways in which collections have been updated and displayed. The history and heritage of the town is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Anita A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting place, the building is just amazing to look at inside and out. There are lots of exhibits. Collections, info on Preston, clothes, a cafe and small shop. All people were friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pmplsmith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group trip proved to be a wonderfully enlightening day. Our guide was amazingly knowledgeable and gave us in-depth briefings on every piece of art we studied, both paintings and sculpture! There's so much more to The Harris, local history, glass & ceramics, fabulous collections...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is always plenty to see and often new exhibits. The recent being the moon which was awesome. The museum is in the heart of Preston and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lively354
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see the moon exhibition, and to walk round the museum .The museum is well worth a visit , with great works of art from many artists. Their is a collection of glass and Egyptian, artifacts. The moon exhibition, which we had gone...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gothicwax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favourite places growing up. Love the neo-classical architecture. The gallery has some incredible works of art. The museum has great exhibitions. The copy of the Elgin marbles running around the centre of the hall is impressive. The pendulum in the centre is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent exhibit, good to see the Harris are attracting quality and prestigous exhibitions. Well worth the visit, especially at night time.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank claybanger
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Jayne J
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Hi, The nearest car park is Preston Bus Station which is a couple of minutes walk away. Full details are on the Lancashire County Council website.
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