Our Museum, Galleries, Library, Shop and Café are now open.
Opening Hours Monday – Saturday
Museum, Art Galleries, Library, Shop
9am – 5pm
9.30am – 4pm
Museum & Art Gallery
Discover Preston History Gallery, Fine Art Gallery and our new All Together Different exhibition. In order to comply with government guidance and manage visitor numbers, you will be required to book a free ticket before you visit the museum and galleries.
We have three time slots: 10:00 – 11:30, 12:30 – 14:00 and 14:30 – 16:00, tickets can be booked through Eventbrite or by calling 01772 905 414.
BROWSE AND BORROW! Visit the library to pick up new books for spring and the summer, return your winter reads, or pick up your reservations. We have lots of new titles in all genres for you to browse and choose. All books are issued for 3 weeks.
The Harris will also launch ‘book of the month’ with staff recommendations to help library users make their selection. This month’s book is ‘The Book Shop by Penelope Fitzgerald” and you can borrow your copy from the Harris.
We will also offer a ‘Six of the Best’ collection, click here to find out more.
Our computer service is also available. Please book at the library desk.
Harris shop open on the ground floor and available for a ‘Call and Collect’ service, find out more and browse our unique gifts on our shop page.
Follow us on YouTube for history talks, storytelling for children, a meet the artist series, plus more!
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