Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council

Museum and Art Gallery Events

Hands on History

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Get hands on with Museum objects every third Saturday of the month! Join one of our Museum Access Assistants as they spotlight items from the Museum's collections.

  • all handling sessions are free
  • no booking is required
  • drop in between 11.00am and 4.00pm

Going to the Chapel 

Saturday 15 August

To tie in with our Cosprop exhibition of wedding costumes, discover clothing, accessories and traditions associated with getting married.

Pitch Perfect

Saturday 19 September

In celebration of the Rugby World Cup being staged in Britain this year, here is your opportunity to get hands on with a selection of artefacts with a link to rugby and other ball related sports. Did you know that the first boy to be capped to play rugby for England against Wales was Francis Mingar from Nuneaton? 

Mines and Minerals

Saturday 17 October

Nuneaton and Bedworth are famous for their varied geology. The Industrial Revolution saw this exploited with a growth in coal mining and quarrying. Discover more about what could be found underground and how it helped to make the borough wealthy. 

Interested in finding out more about our collections? Why not visit our COLLECTIONS pages for more information! 

Museum And Tearoom Opening Times:

Mondays: Closed except Bank Holidays

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:30am - 4:30pm

Sundays: 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Admission is Free.

  1. Free Saturday Event Days
  2. Friday Lunchtime Talks
  3. You are here: Hands on History
  4. Storytelling for Under 5s
  5. Summer Holiday Activities
  6. Heritage Open Days

Museum and Art Gallery

Unfortunately our phone line is currently out of order. An engineer has been contacted and we are trying to fix the problem as soon as possible. In the meantime you can contact us during opening hours on 07880472214.

Address: Riversley Park, Coton Road, Nuneaton, CV11 5TU

Tel: 024 7635 0720

Email: museum@nuneato


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