We bring together arts, museums and archives to form a regional centre of excellence. We explore our understanding of the past and present, revealing the way Plymouth has shaped and been shaped by the rest of the world.
Please note that Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery is closed so development work for the History Centre can take place.
Come and join us at events around the city, including National Storytelling Week 2017 and February half term activities!
Find out about our current and forthcoming exhibitions.
On display now:
Malcolm Le Grice: Present Moments and Passing Time, Peninsula Arts until 18 March
Plymouth Society of Artists: Land and Water, at the Council House until 4 March
Joing us for talks and tours around the city.
A ground-breaking new visitor attraction for Plymouth set to open in 2020.
Find out about the Public Art Plan and get a taster of our latest public art commissions.
Whilst the museum building is closed, we are delivering offsite exhibitions, events and projects 'On Tour'.
Our fantastic museum and archives collections showcase items of local, regional, national and international importance.
Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery opens a new exhibition at the Council House this Saturday (25 March) which looks at all aspects of 1950s design.
Did you once scoot up and down Royal Parade on your Vespa or shimmy on down at The Quay Club? If so, an evening dedicated to the 1960s this May could be just your thing!
A special project which has brought many women together has been launched on International Women’s Day (8 March 2017).