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The Harley Gallery

Temporarily closed

Nottinghamshire

Free to all


The Harley Gallery is temporarily closed until further notice. Please check the venue's website for the latest details.

Home to the historic Portland Collection of fine and decorative art, the gallery also hosts exhibitions featuring leading contemporary artists.

Harley Gallery was designed by local architect Leo Godlewski and constructed within the ruins of the Welbeck Estate gasworks. The gasworks were originally built in 1860 by the 5th Duke of Portland to light his network of underground tunnels and apartments. After the switch to electric the gasworks became redundant and the building was used for storage from 1928 until 1990. The gallery opened in 1994 after a three and a half year building project.


Permanent collection

The gallery houses the historic Portland Collection, consisting of ceramics, jewellery, silver, books, miniatures, textiles, furniture and paintings. It was built up over hundreds of years by the Dukes of Portland and their families. Key pieces include two works by George Stubbs and the pearl earring worn by Charles I at his execution.

The Harley Gallery

Welbeck, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S80 3LW

01909 501700

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Opening times

Temporarily closed

Free to all

15% off in shop

Valid to 31 December 2020

Offering a changing array of handmade crafts, from unique jewellery to luxurious homeware, the Harley Craft shop complements the events and displays taking place in the Gallery itself. Enjoy 15% off all purchases with your National Art Pass.


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