Whatever your age or ability, discover hidden talents and learn something new today the Harris! 

If you’re interested in bringing your school or community group to the Harris, talk to our learning and access team about formal and informal learning opportunities available.

If you’re interested in history or art, find out more about our collections at one of our workshops, talks or tours (see events page for details)

For schools

Inspiring learning at the Harris Museum & Art Gallery

A trip to the Harris is a great way to fire young imaginations. Explore our collections to create fantastic sculptures, handle genuine artefacts that bring history to life, and even live through your own Greek myth.

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Battle of Preston 1715 – KS2 Local History Study resources

Free cross-curricular teaching resources including downloadable scheme of work, images and documents for use in the classroom.

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Arts Award

Take part in this nationally-recognised award at the Harris

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Plan your group visit

Useful information and support to help you get the most from your group's visit

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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Market Square,
PR1 2PP 

T 01772 258248 (office 10am-4pm)
T 01772 905414 (event bookings)
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Museum, Art Gallery, Library & Makerspace

Mon 11am-5pm
(Library 10am-7pm)

Tue 10am-5pm

Wed 10am-8pm
(Library 10am-7pm)

Thur 10am-5pm

Fri 10am-5pm

Sat 10am-5pm

Sun 11am-4pm

IT Centre Computers open 9am daily, except Sundays 11am

Café and Shop
Daily 10am-4pm, except Sundays 11am-3.30pm


Sunday 27 and Monday 28 August:

The Harris Library and Learning Centre will be open on Sunday 11am-4pm and closed on
Bank Holiday Monday.

The Harris Museum & Art Gallery will be open on Sunday 11am-4pm and
Bank Holiday Monday 11am-5pm.

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