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Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library

Type:Museum

Preston City Council, PO Box 1301, Market Square, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2PP

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Tel: 01772 905 414

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Harris Museum

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery has temporarily closed for the Harris Your Place project.

The Harris library and the Harris shop have temporarily moved to the Guild Hall, Preston as refurbishment work is carried out.

You can return books, find your favourite reads, and book computer sessions in the I.T Room. 

Known affectionately as The Harris, this attraction is loved for its beautiful spaces, fun experiences and intriguing stories. Stories that shine a light on the people who have settled, lived and worked in Lancashire and Preston, locally and from around the world. The Harris Your Place project will bring the Harris into the 21st century whilst preserving its unique history.

Book Tickets

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree
Senior CitizenFree
Group TicketFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Saturday09:00 - 17:00
Cafe (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Saturday09:30 - 16:00

* Free admission
Pre book one of 3 free time slots:
10:00 – 11:30
12:30 – 14:00
14:30 – 16:00

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • Sub-Regional AwardsLancashire Tourism Awards Finalist Lancashire Tourism Awards Finalist 2015

Directions

Road Directions

Leave M6, jct 31 to Preston. Follow signs to city centre, park in bus station car park. From car park follow signs to city centre and Guild Hall. Walk through Guild Hall shopping arcade. At the exit on Lancaster Road you will see the rear of the Harris building opposite you and to the left.

Public Transport Directions

From Preston train station, leave by ticket office exit and walk up concourse. Turn right onto Fishergate and carry straight on until you reach Boots. Turn left onto Market Square and the Harris is on your right. Approx 10min walk . By bus, alight at Preston Bus station and follow signs to city centre/Guild Hall. From Guild Hall see road directions above.

Facilities

Other

  • Family Fun
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Open All Year
  • Toilets

Catering

  • Café

COVID-19 Response

  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • Time limited visits

Establishment Features

  • Disabled Access/Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Close to rail network

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

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