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Rugby Art Gallery and Museum view of building

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum is the cultural hub located in the centre of Rugby, a picturesque town in the West Midlands, UK.   We inspire and engage all our visitors with exciting exhibitions of contemporary and modern art and vibrant displays from our museum collections of Roman and local social history objects. There are lots of activities for all ages with opportunities to get hands on with art and history. There is always something fun to see and do at Rugby Art Gallery and Museum and we look forward to welcoming you soon. 

FREE ADMISSION to Rugby Art Gallery & Museum

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum is also the venue to the Floor One Gallery (a gallery for freelance artists), Rugby Visitor Centre and Shop and Rugby Library .  Maia Café is situated on the ground floor serving delicious light refreshments. 

The World Rugby Hall of Fame is housed on the second floor.  The Hall of Fame is open daily (check website for holiday closures) and an entry fee is charged.

Opening times

Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Bank Holidays: 10am - 4pm
Sunday & Monday: Closed (check Floor One opening hours)

Please note the Floor One Gallery opening days and times can vary slightly from the Art Gallery & Museum; please check the Floor One page

At certain times throughout the year the Art Gallery & Museum may be closed for exhibition change-over. Upcoming closures are listed below. Please call to confirm an event or exhibition is taking place before visiting, especially if you are travelling a long way.  The Archaeology Gallery and Floor One Gallery remain open during change-over unless stated otherwise.

The Art Gallery & Museum closures during exhibition change-overs.

17 - 29 June 2018

2 - 17 September 2018

28 October - 19 November

Please note the Floor One Gallery opening times can vary slightly from the Art Gallery & Museum; please check the Floor One page

Access For All

We welcome everyone to Rugby Art Gallery and Museum. 

All spaces are wheelchair accessible. 

There is a lift to all floors. 

Audio Describe Tours available

Large Print in the Galleries

Hearing Loop

We have staff available that speak Italian, French, Spanish and Russian to conversational level or more.

Dementia Friendly

We welcome Assistance Dogs

Breast Feeding Welcome location available

Relaxed Hours (please contact us for dates)

Please download our access statement for further details.

Parking

We have no dedicated car park however the ASDA carpark is next door to us.   The cost is £2 for 3 hours (redeemable if you spend £5 in store).

List of the car parks and fees in Rugby Town Centre.
https://www.rugby.gov.uk/directory/8/car_parks_and_parking_fees
The closest all day parking to Rugby Art Gallery and Museum would be Westway car park which is £5 for up to 11 hours.


There is also a multi-storey car park located in Rugby Central Shopping Centre. Further details on their opening times and fees can be found on their website: http://rugby-central.co.uk/information/parking

Contact us

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum,
Little Elborow Street,
Rugby,
CV21 3BZ

Telephone (01788) 533201
Email ragm@rugby.gov.uk


Find us

From the M6/Lutterworth: Head south on the A426 into Rugby town centre. Continue under the railway bridge and straight across the roundabout onto Corporation Street. Rugby Art Gallery and Museum is on the left.

From the M1/Crick: Head west on the A5 and at the first roundabout turn onto the A428. Continue into Rugby town centre along Hillmorton Road and into Lawrence Sheriff Street. Follow the road until the gyratory/large roundabout. Follow directions for the M6/Leicester all the way round the gyratory until you join Corporation Street, which is a dual carriageway. Rugby Art Gallery and Museum is on the right.

From the M45: Exit onto A45 and exit at next junction following signs for A4071 towards Rugby. Continue on the A4071 into Rugby town centre (Bilton Road) until you join Corporation Street, which is a dual carriageway. Rugby Art Gallery and Museum is on the right.

A45 Coventry: Exit onto the A4071 and then the B4642 into Rugby town centre until you join Corporation Street, which is a dual carriageway. Rugby Art Gallery and Museum is on the right.

Alternatively, there are taxis or a regular bus service from Rugby Train Station to us here at the Rugby Art Gallery and Museum. 

Exit the train station and cross over the crossing onto the opposite side of the road then cross over the main road there is a bus shelter for a  number 4 bus route. Ask to go to Asda then get off just past Asda carpark we are the building directly in front of you.