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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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wonderful building and resource

I have never been to Preston before and was very impressed by this building- outside and inside... read more

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Icarusaflying
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Harris Museum

To Arts, Science and Literature says the inscription and this building represents a first class... read more

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crighton007
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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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All reviews beautiful building perfume bottles local history changing exhibitions worth a visit souvenir shop on display interesting exhibits free entry city centre nice cafe little gem couple of hours all ages great place to visit cakes pendulum
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Reviewed today

I have never been to Preston before and was very impressed by this building- outside and inside. Great history of Preston and interesting art works both modern and old. wee worth a visit

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To Arts, Science and Literature says the inscription and this building represents a first class space to showcase modern and established art. Its classical building is grade 1 listed and stands proud in the centre of the city. It has gone through many lows and...More

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

My daughter and I visit the Harris often. A few times a month . It changes all the time . My daughter is 8 she loves it in there

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank floyd13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I literally live a few minutes walk away from here & love it each time I go in. From the little shop, to the cafe, memorial walls, exhibition rooms, ceramic displays etc, it really is a spectacular building both internally & externally. The recent Moon...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Claire H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really well laid out museum. Had some very interesting exhibits to do with Preston alongside the Moon exhibit that was very informative and interesting. They had a gift shop with some lovely jewellery and a cafe that did an amazing hot chocolate. They take card...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank singinglucy
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 March 19, 2019 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 March 19, 2019 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
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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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