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Rugby Art Gallery & Museum

Little Elborow Street, Rugby CV21 3BZ, England
+44 1788 533201
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A wonderful Art Gallery and Museum

The Art Gallery has many various exhibitions throughout the year, as well as a full permanent... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Britrunner
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Gem

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

Reviewed 14 June 2018
alicef652018
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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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 of Tripontium - a small Roman town situated four miles north-east of Rugby. Visitors can see a real Roman skeleton handle pottery, tiles and animal bones used nearly 2000 years ago by the residents of Tripontium and watch a BBC video about the archaeological site. The Social History Gallery allows visitors the opportunity to discover Rugby's wealth of industrial heritage and the changing pattern of family and community life in Rugby and the Borough. for the past forty years. The changing exhibition programme in the Art Gallery and Floor One gallery offers visitors the chance to experience a wide range of Contemporary and Modern Art. Look out for our activities and events during the school holidays.
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“hall of fame” (12 reviews)
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Little Elborow Street, Rugby CV21 3BZ, England
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+44 1788 533201
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Britrunner
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

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

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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!

Thank Jennifer C
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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

Thank Andrew R
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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

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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.

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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

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

The Art Gallery and Museum are located in the same modern building as the Rugby Hall of Fame, tourist office and library. It has a fine small gallery detailing a local excavation of Roman archaeology which is clearly and brightly presented. Other than this, the...More

Thank Tom P
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great to see some old black and white shots of the sixties . Well presented great seeing the photos of the early days of Theatre and Education shot in Coventry. There are some more modern photographs 3-4 outstanding. Its on till 24th August wel worth...More

Thank Margaret B
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

I had not been to the library since the swine flue epidemic to collect my anti virus placebo tablets. The new hall of fame is animated with lots of touch screens and interactive videos and images. I had a group of young Brazilians who soon...More

1  Thank Kniptonian
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