Your Visit

The information here should help you to plan your visit to the Harris—whether you’re just popping in or making a day of it, there’s lots to see and do!

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or call us on 01772 258248 -we’ll be happy to help!


Opening times

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OPENING HOURS FROM 7TH NOVEMBER 2016

The hours shown below are being trialled during the winter period.

Please note that our top floor including the art galleries, Martin Creed and Style & Substance exhibitions will be closed from 3.30pm on Thursday 2nd March for a private event.

Museum, Art Gallery & Library
Mon 10am-7pm (Museum/Art Gallery 11am-5pm)
Tue 10am-5pm
Wed 10am-7pm (Museum/Art Gallery 10am-5pm)
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 Sun 11am-3.30pm

PLEASE NOTE WE ARE CLOSED ON BANK HOLIDAYS

 

 

 

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR OPENING TIMES

 

Museum & Art Gallery:

Sat 24 Dec 10am-2pm
Sun 25 Dec Closed
Mon 26 Dec Closed
Tue 27 Dec  Closed
Wed 28 Dec 10am-5pm
Thu 29 Dec 10am-5pm
Fri 30 Dec 10am-5pm
Sat 31 Dec 10am-5pm
Sun 1 Jan Closed
Mon 2 Jan Closed
Tue 3 Jan Normal hours resume

 

Library & Learning Centre:

Sat 24 Dec Closed
Sun 25 Dec Closed
Mon 26 Dec Closed
Tue 27 Dec Closed
Wed 28 Dec 10am-7pm (Learning Centre from 9am)
Thu 29 Dec 10am-5pm (Learning Centre from 9am)
Fri 30 Dec 10am-5pm (Learning Centre from 9am)
Sat 31 Dec Closed
Sun 1 Jan Closed
Mon 2 Jan Closed
Tue 3 Jan Normal hours resume

 

 

 




 

 





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Getting here

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How to get to the Harris Museum & Art Gallery

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Facilities

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Find out more about our visitor facilities such as access, toilets, baby-changing and free Wi-Fi.

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Contact Us

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If you've got a question, want to book tickets for an event, or just want to to know where you can find the latest Harris news, get in touch!

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What to see

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Quick guide to the galleries in the Harris Museum & Art Gallery to help you plan your visit to the Harris.

The Harris is a treasure trove, with something for everyone, whether you’re interested in art, ceramics, costume and textiles or history. The Harris is also home to the Harris library (operated by Lancashire County Council).

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Gallery floor plan

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Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Market Square,
Preston
PR1 2PP 

T 01772 258248 (office 10am-4pm)
T 01772 905414 (event bookings)
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OPENING HOURS 
Please note that our top floor including the art galleries,
Martin Creed and Style & Substance exhibitions, will be closed from 3.30pm on Thurs 2 March for a private event.

Museum, Art Gallery & Library

Mon 10am-7pm
(Museum/Art Gallery 11am-5pm)

Tue 10am-5pm

Wed 10am-7pm
(Museum/Art Gallery 10am-5pm)

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

PLEASE NOTE WE ARE CLOSED ON BANK HOLIDAYS

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