Metropolis is the story of Coventry through its
buildings, an exciting exhibition based on
the first floor, above the restaurant.


From its origins in the medieval period through to the modern-day Metropolis takes the viewer on a journey of growth and achievement and through the highs and lows of this incredible city.

The exhibition will also host the city’s Urban Room, which will produce events throughout the City of Culture year that will discuss the experience of urban living both now and in the future.

Dr Geoff Willcocks, Director of Arts, Culture and Heritage, Coventry University and Vice Chair of Historic Coventry Trust

“This has been a fantastic collaboration between Coventry University, Historic Coventry Trust and the Coventry City of Culture Trust which have helped fund the exhibition through the Great Place scheme. The Great Place scheme was supported by Arts Council England and National Heritage Lottery Fund.

“Now, with the addition of PET-Xi and the restaurant, which is a truly incredible initiative, Metropolis is set to be one of the ‘must visit’ locations during City of Culture Year.”

Fleur added: “There is so much going on in Coventry with new venues opening and City of Culture which is making it a very exciting city to be a part of, so it seemed a fantastic time and opportunity to do this.

“We cannot wait for people to see what we have on offer at Metropolis and we look forward to welcoming everyone in very soon.”

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