Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Since 1893, The Harris has enriched the lives of our visitors and the local community by creating links between people, collections and exhibitions, by celebrating creativity and stimulating learning … something that continues today! 

A great day out for all the family, the Harris Museum Art Gallery & Library is a treasure trove of fantastic art and fascinating objects for all the family. Come and explore our remarkable collections of fine art, contemporary art, fashion, textiles, ceramics, glass and history, all housed in a stunning Grade I listed building in the heart of Preston ... and it is completely free to visit! It is open seven days a week throughout the year (closed Bank Holidays).

Relax in our cafe in one of the most stunning surroundings in Preston and buy an unique gift or memento of your visit from our shop.

There is also a Makerspace for visitors to book onto our shared art, craft and technology workshops. There is free wifi, disabled access and baby-changing facilities.

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