To provide you with the best experience, cookies are used on this site. Find out more here.

Allow cookies
ancient egyptian mummy

Click to enlarge images below:

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

About

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

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

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.

Add New Walk Museum & Art Gallery to your Itinerary

Visitor Details

Key Information

53 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 7EA

Tel: +44 (0)116 2254900

Opening Times

Opening hours: (1 Jan 2018 - 21 Dec 2019)
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

TripAdvisor

Related

Saturday, 14 December 2019 - Saturday, 25 January 2020

Couple enjoying the open exhibitionOpen 30: The Peoples Exhibition
more info

Saturday, 2 November 2019 - Saturday, 2 November 2019

gimson artist on steps Ernest Gimson Study Day
more info

Saturday, 14 September 2019 - Sunday, 27 October 2019

Anita Corbin: 100 First Women Portraits
more info

Friday, 8 November 2019 - Saturday, 7 December 2019

Henrietta Corbett, Blue CirclesLSA Annual Exhibition 2019
more info

Thursday, 24 October 2019 - Thursday, 12 December 2019

Sunday, 27 October 2019 - Sunday, 15 December 2019

Yoga at the MuseumYoga at the Museum
more info

Tuesday, 3 September 2019 - Tuesday, 17 December 2019

New Walk Museum Baby and Toddler GroupNew Walk Museum Baby and Toddler Group
more info

Friday, 25 October 2019 - Friday, 25 October 2019

Sarah Outon smiling at Rutland WaterHome screening and Q&A with Sarah Outen MBA FRGS
more info

Map & Directions

Accreditations & Awards

Video

  • Ancient Egyptians Gallery

What's Nearby

  1. The Y

    Leicester’s oldest surviving theatre plays host to an eclectic programme of live music,…

  2. The Little Theatre

    The Little Theatre is a predominantly voluntary run theatre in the heart of Leicester.

  3. Attenborough Arts Centre

    The University of Leicester’s Attenborough Arts Centre is an inclusive and lively place…

  4. Sue Townsend Theatre

    The Sue Townsend theatre is an iconic city venue, opened in 1963.

  1. De Montfort Hall

    De Montfort Hall has been one of Leicester's premier entertainment venues for over a…

  2. Leicester Print Workshop

    Leicester Print Workshop is a centre for fine art printmaking.

  3. Boost Trampoline Parks Leicester

    Boost at the Mercury is Leicester’s massive all-new trampoline park with an awesome…

  4. LCB Depot

    LCB Depot is a creative hub in Leicester's Cultural Quarter.

  5. The Shed

    The Shed first opened its doors in 1994 and is a core part of Leicester’s thriving music…

  6. Firebug

    Opened in the summer of 2004, Firebug has fast become an essential part of Leicester’s…

  7. Leicester Tigers

    Home to the formidable Leicester Tigers, Welford Road Stadium has been hosting rugby…

  8. Curve

    Curve is a spectacular, state-of-the-art theatre in the heart of Leicester’s vibrant…

  9. Distillers Kitchen

    The Distillers Kitchen, is a new Gin School and exclusive venue as part of the 45 Bar…

  10. The Soundhouse Leicester

    The Soundhouse is an established independent live music venue located in St George’s…

  11. Leicester Market

    Love local produce at Leicester Market - there’s no better place to stock up on food…

  12. Phoenix

    Phoenix is Leicester’s centre for independent cinema, art and digital culture.

Previous Next

Search What's Nearby

Product Type
Proximity
Within miles

Flower Icon

Related Content

Explore further