Harris Museum and Art Gallery
The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is located within Preston, a very short drive from Royal Umpire Holiday Park. This beautiful museum and art gallery has an extensive collection of fine art, decorative art, and textiles from around the world. The Museum has been an integral part of the local community for over 100 years and continues to be a hub for artistic and cultural events.
Visitors to the Harris Museum and Art Gallery will be impressed by the stunning architecture of the building. The building was designed by the renowned architect James Hibbert and was completed in 1893. The exterior of the building features intricate carvings and the interior is equally impressive, with ornate staircases and beautiful stained-glass windows.
The museum and art gallery’s collections are spread across two floors and feature works from renowned artists such as J.M.W. Turner and Stanley Spencer, as well as many pieces from local artists. There are also exhibitions that showcase the history of the city of Preston and the surrounding areas.
There are regular events and activities for visitors to enjoy, so when you are next planning a visit to Royal Umpire Holiday Park, it is worth checking what’s on! The events held vary from art classes to live music performances.