Housed in an elegant Victorian building in the heart of Worcester, the Art Gallery and Museum is a warm and friendly place with exhibitions, events and activities for all the family to enjoy throughout the year.
Entry to the museum is free.
Opening times are Monday to Saturday: 10.30am – 4.30pm. Sundays and Bank Holidays: closed. The Chemist Shop is usually open on the first Tuesday of every month from 11am to 3pm. Plan your visit or keep scrolling to see what’s on.
There’s a lot to explore in the museum, from pre-historic fossils right through to Worcestershire Sauce…
Worcester’s fine art collection is especially rich in works by British Impressionist artists including Stanhope and Elizabeth Forbes and Dame Laura Knight. Where possible the works are included within temporary exhibitions. There are ambitions to have this outstanding collection on permanent display in a dedicated gallery in the future.
Meanwhile gorgeous landscapes by Worcester’s own Benjamin Williams Leader are on permanent display, vibrant prints from the collection can be seen on the balcony and other works can be found in the museum gallery.
You can also see a fascinating and touching display about Worcestershire-born F1 driver Peter Collins, F1 Hero – Mustow Green to Nürburgring until 20 January 2024.