Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery

The fascinating George Eliot Collection at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery gives an insight into the author as well as the people and places which inspired her. Right from the beginning the museum began collecting material to celebrate its most famous local daughter.

Her beautiful dress and shoes offer a glimpse of her personal taste as well as the wealth her writing provided. A music manuscript shows her love of music and interest in religion in her early years. Many items link to the landscape and people of her childhood which were brought to life so vividly in her novels.

Introduction to the George Eliot collection at Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery