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Leicester Museum & Art Gallery

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Leicester Museum & Art Gallery

Leicester Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester's original museum, has wide ranging collections and displays spanning the natural and cultural world - REOPENING MONDAY 17th AUGUST 2020

A family friendly day out, the galleries include Ancient Egypt, Dinosaurs, Wild Space, The Den gallery for the under 5s, the Victorian art gallery, Arts & Crafts gallery, Picasso Ceramics: The Attenborough Collection and modern and contemporary art displays. The first floor galleries include World Arts and Leicester's internationally renowned collection of German Expressionism.

The museum welcomes a vast array of temporary exhibitions, featuring works from the collections, touring exhibitions from national museums and a programme of contemporary art and craft displays.

The museum hosts a range of events from curators' talks to lunchtime concerts. Tours of the museum are also available for groups – please contact the museum for further details. Visit the gift shop to buy a range of exhibition merchandise and contemporary crafts, or pop by the the Costa coffee shop to recharge with free wifi.

The building is also licensed for weddings, civil ceremonies, renewal of wedding vows, naming ceremonies and private hire.

Leicester Museum & Art Gallery is COVID Secure and is following current government guidance with procedures in place to protect your safety. Supplying Track & Trace details and the wearing of face masks inside Leicester Museums & Galleries is mandatory. Please visit the COVID FAQ page before your visit so you are prepared and can enjoy your visit to our museums and galleries.

Leicester’s Museums & Galleries are Covid-19 secure buildings, for your safety we request that all visitors book in advance. Entrance is by timed/pre booked tickets. Tours will be one-way and expected to last no more 1 hour 30min. Advanced booking will be essential via the following link: leicestermuseums.org/book-tickets

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Visitor Details

Key Information

53 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 7EA

Tel: +44 (0) 1162254900

Opening Times

Opening Hours: (1 Jan 2020 - 21 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday11:00 - 16:30
Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00

* The Museum will be closed on December 24, 25, 26, 31, and 1st of January

Regular opening hours apply during the Christmas Period, with the exception of Saturday 28 December - Open from 11am until 4:30pm. And Monday 30 December - Open from 11am until 5pm.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2020
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    5

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