Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Drake Circus
Plymouth PL4 8AJ United Kingdom
T. 01752 304774

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We are a dynamic regional Museum and Art Gallery with art, human history and natural history collections displayed across 8 different galleries - world cultures, Egypt, archaeology, local/maritime history and natural history on our ground floor; fine art, decorative art and our Designated Cottonian Collection on our first floor.

We also have a varied and ambitious temporary exhibition programme plus a huge range of events and activities for adults and families on offer throughout the year.

Level access to our ground floor is available for wheelchair users from the rear of our main building (Tavistock Place). Lift access to our upper floor is also available. We also offer fixed and portable audio loops, mens, ladies and accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, buggy parking, free audio files for your MP3 player (visit and free resources for schools (visit

Our shop and cafe is open from 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday and 10am to 4.30pm on Saturdays.

Admission to the Museum and Art Gallery is FREE.

Current and forthcoming events

12 Events listed

10.09.14 - 10.12.14Exhibition ends in 71 days

Commission: Cookworthy, Body Sherds and Plymouth Rock by Paul Scott


20.09.14 - 13.12.14Exhibition ends in 74 days

Walk On: From Richard Long to Janet Cardiff - 40 Years of Art Walking


Street Flowers image courtesy of the artist
04.10.14 - 04.10.14Event begins in 4 days

Walk On Curator's Tour with Mike Collier


04.10.14 - 04.10.14Workshop begins in 4 days

Big Draw Breakfast Club


22.10.14 - 22.10.14Workshop begins in 22 days

Walking and Drawing


08.11.14 - 08.11.14Talk begins in 39 days

Walk On Gallery Explainers


13.11.14 - 13.11.14Talk begins in 44 days

Paul Scott: Cookworthy, Body Sherds and Midlands Purple


15.11.14 - 15.11.14Talk begins in 46 days

Walk On Gallery Explainers


22.11.14 - 22.11.14Talk begins in 53 days

Walk On Gallery Explainers


29.11.14 - 29.11.14Talk begins in 60 days

Walk On Gallery Explainers


06.12.14 - 06.12.14Talk begins in 67 days

Walk On Gallery Explainers


Hamish Fulton's Walk 2: Margate Sands, 2012
06.12.14 - 06.12.14Event begins in 67 days

Group Walk: Hamish Fulton