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Re-opening news 

We are pleased to confirm that we are planning to reopen as part of the government’s roadmap for England. The earliest date for our reopening will be Tuesday 18 May. Please watch this space for further updates.

We thank you for your continuted support and look forward to seeing you all soon.



Rugby Art Gallery & Museum

Morning sessions

Tuesday - Friday: every half an hour between 10am – 11.30am

Saturday: every half an hour between 10am – 11.30am

Afternoon sessions

Tuesday - Friday: every half an hour between 1.30pm – 3.30pm

Saturday: every half an hour between 1.30pm – 2.30pm

The Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre will be open, access will be regulated at the entrance. To remain COVID-secure, all enquiries, with the exception of travel bookings, will be dealt with via e-mail or telephone by calling 01788 533217. The shop will be open, restricted access measures will apply. Visitors to the shop are required to wear face coverings by law. From Saturday 8th August, face coverings will be compulsory in all our spaces.

Further Information

Visitors are required to where facecoverings in all areas of the building.

A one-way system is in operation around the building. Social distancing floor markers are in place to guide you. We have also taken extra hygiene measures: 

  • Hand sanitiser stations 
  • Enhanced cleaning regimes  
  • Contactless payment in the shop

Visitors will be able to book a morning or afternoon slot to visit either the Rugby Art Gallery and Museum or the World Rugby Hall of Fame. Slots are available every half an hour and allow visitors to stay for an hour. In order to visit both attractions, please book two slots, allowing enough time between them. Please do not visit if you feel unwell.

Please note, from Monday 14 September each booking will give access to a group of up to 6 people. The group can consist of friends and family you do not live with. If you have a larger group please contact us in advance of your visit.

False Memory exhibition visitors are asked to bring their own headphones to view the moving image artworks (headphone jacks will be wiped down between bookings). If you are travelling specifically to view False Memory and Lindsay Seers Extramission 2 (The Trilogy) you may need a longer viewing time. Please contact us to book a longer slot.

When you book a ticket online, you will be required to register on our booking system. This is essential for you to receive your ticket and to manage future bookings, should you wish to re-visit. Furthermore, in line with government guidance, the personal details you provide as part of booking may be used to support the NHS Track and Trace process. 

If you book in person with a member of staff, you will be offered a system registration for the purposes outlined above. Should you wish to decline, we will only record essential contact tracing details; these will be kept for 21 days to ensure they can be passed on to the NHS Track and Trace scheme if necessary.

See our Frequently Asked Questions

Further Information

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum is the cultural hub located in 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. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

FREE ADMISSION to Rugby Art Gallery & Museum and the World Rugby Hall of Fame

Rugby Art Gallery and Museum is also the venue to the Floor One Gallery which is temporarily closed . 

Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy sets out how and why we use the personal data you provide to us, which will differ depending on how you interact with us. 

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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.

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.

Contact us

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

Telephone (01788) 533201

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.