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Herbert Art Gallery & Museum is Officially the Best Family Friendly Museum in Britain

COVENTRY.- The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum has had the honour of being officially named the Best Family Friendly Museum in the Whole of Britain in the prestigious Guardian Family Friendly Museum award run by Kids in Museums*. The national award rewards museums that offer the very best family friendly environments, events, collection displays, accessibility and fun for children of all ages and their carers to enjoy and engage with culture. The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry beat off stiff competition from 100’s of other nominated museums across Britain to scoop the top prize. Since its re-opening in October 2008, the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum has strived to create an environment where the entire family have been welcomed. Through FREE events, exhibitions, learning resources, FREE on-line activities and facilitator-led activities, the museum has welcomed over 500,000 visitors through its doors including thousan