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Rugby Art Gallery & Museum

Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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We really enjoyed the atmosphere and staff has been very kind and useful. If you want there is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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well worth a look

Very good museum about the game of Rugby, lots of interest to people from around the world. very... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Gillingham, United Kingdom
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“hall of fame”(12 reviews)
Rugby Art Gallery and Museum is located right in the heart of Rugby town centre, a picturesque town in the West Midlands, UK. In our Jack Lucas Archaeology Gallery you can share the excitement of archaeologists who have been uncovering the secrets...more
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Little Elborow Street, Rugby CV21 3BZ, England
+44 1788 533201
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the atmosphere and staff has been very kind and useful. If you want there is also a nice Cafè.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to this small museum and art gallery which has interesting special activities. We’ll definitely return when visiting the town again.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 August 2018

Very good museum about the game of Rugby, lots of interest to people from around the world. very good exhibition.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nzcactus
Reviewed 21 June 2018

The Art Gallery has many various exhibitions throughout the year, as well as a full permanent collection. The wonderful museum is packed with interest about the town of Rugby and the area around, including the history of local manufacturers and famous designers.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Britrunner
Reviewed 14 June 2018

So many talented individuals displaying their work, missed my train as I was absorbed with displays.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

Very well presented & staff informative!! Lovely relaxing place to visit. Very varied works of art! If in Rugby this is a must to visit!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Having a few hours to myself, I popped into the art gallery, where there was a well-presented exhibition of "faces". For me, the highlight was to come face to face with three original Lowrys, an artist I have long admired but never come closer than...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Hold family sessions. Interesting, creative and fun whilst also a great chance to extend your child's vocabulary and culture. Downside are the toilets. One feels these should have been refurbished at the same time the reception and shop were. There are also no toilets upstair....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank arb0ur
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Modern Library, very spacious with a very tranquil learning encouraging environment. Very helpful staff and fully equipped with IT equipment and easy to find books. One of the places that makes me proud to live in Rugby.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Asif A
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The Rugby Museum was a valuable record of the industrial past and the Roman remains excavated in the area, including a hands-on area where two thousand year old bones and pottery could be examined. Most of this is now in store (I hope) and there...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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