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Leicester Museum & Art Gallery


Leicester Museum & Art Gallery

Leicester Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester's original museum on the historic New Walk, has wide ranging collections and displays spanning the natural and cultural world 

A family friendly day out, the galleries include Dinosaurs, Leicester Stories, 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 Ancient Egypt 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. We strongly encourage visitors to wear face coverings in our buildings. Please visit the COVID FAQ page before your visit so you are prepared and can enjoy your visit to our museums and galleries.

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53 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 7EA

Tel: +44 (0) 1162254900

Opening Times

Opening Dates: (21 June 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Monday - Friday11:00 - 16:30
Saturday - Sunday11:00 - 17:00

* Christmas Opening Times:
Closed from Friday 24th December 2021 until Saturday 1st January 2022
Open on Sunday 2nd January 2022



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