01 Museums and Galleries
Coventry Cathedral - Coventry’s glorious 20th century cathedral, rising above the stark ruins of the medieval Cathedral destroyed by German air raids in 1940, provides a unique backdrop to the University campus.
The Herbert Museum and Art Gallery is the main focus of the city’s cultural offering. Having recently undergone a £20 million refurbishment, the centre contains 8 permanent galleries and several temporary exhibition spaces covering every aspect of the history of the city, grouped under the themes of Archaeology, Natural History, Social and Industrial History and Visual Arts.
Coventry’s indelible link with the British car industry made it the perfect location for the Transport Museum, housing the world’s most extensive collection of British-made road transport – many of which were made in the city.
Based within the University of Coventry itself, the Lanchester Gallery exhibits the work of established and emerging artists related to the School of Art and Design. Located on the ground floor of The Graham Sutherland Building, the gallery contains some of the most exciting and unique artwork in the city.