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New Walk Museum and Art Gallery

53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA, England
+44 116 255 4100
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Interesting Place

Enjoyed a trip here with friends, the museum has lots of varied and interesting exhibits and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Claire_S_Wanderlust
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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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Great Museum!

My last visit was to see a small local photography exhibition, which was amazing to see in a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
notsoprettykitty
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA, England
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+44 116 255 4100
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a trip here with friends, the museum has lots of varied and interesting exhibits and highlights links to Leicester too which was nice as this was our first visit to the city! A good way to spend an hour or two and it has...More

Thank Claire_S_Wanderlust
Reviewed 4 days ago

My last visit was to see a small local photography exhibition, which was amazing to see in a museum! Glad they gave exposure to the artists!

Thank notsoprettykitty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love visiting this place and the cafe is very nice. Love the dinosaurs and mummies. I always h avec cappuccino.

Thank fun2bewith2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect for a short visit, for a small museum it has many items to look at and hands on activities. Have been going for many years now.

Thank Chloe W
James H, Marketing and Communications at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review and visit, much appreciated!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting place to visit. Especially if you have children, they have a nice little Cafe area, only downfall they don't have their own car park

Thank skeg79
James H, Marketing and Communications at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your visit and review, much appreciated! Hope we can welcome you back to the museum again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little museum with all sorts of things on show and regular changes of local history. Even better thats its free entry. Really like the new walk area especially first thing in the morning when its a little quieter and easy to get to from...More

Thank MalcH
James H, Marketing and Communications at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your kind review. We look forward to welcoming you again at the museum soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Leicester for a few days visiting family and decided to visit here so pleased we did. My daughter is learning about Egyptians at school she was fascinated by the displays especially the Mummy! The dinosaur displays were a hit with my boys....More

Thank CornishMaid89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with a friend and our little girls (two 7 year olds and a 4 year old). They loved the freedom of going around reading the facts and looking at the exhibits. Lots of interactivity and well thought out with regards to understanding children...More

Thank beckdavi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really Nice Museum especially for children, My Son enjoyed the Dinosaur skeletons and The Stuffed Animals although my 2 year old was a bit scared of them! There is a nice spacious sized cafe which I was able to breastfeed in and move my double...More

Thank asiyia
Reviewed 11 October 2017

There are some great permanent exhibitions here on Ancient Egypt, Dinosaurs, Animals, Victorian Art, Picasso and others. They regularly change the upstairs exhibits and the place looks great after the refurb. Really a great day out and worth a visit. Don't forget to add a...More

Thank viempar
James H, Marketing and Communications at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Many thanks for the great review! So pleased to hear you enjoy the museum, and we look forward to welcoming you back here soon.

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Ailsa J
5 October 2017|
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Response from James H | Property representative |
Hi Ailsa, yes there's a on-site cafe at the museum. Open everyday. Hope you have a good visit!
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rebecca12015
24 July 2017|
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Response from K W | Reviewed this property |
Not at the museum. But lots of local pay and display.
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ratcliffe22
1 September 2015|
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Response from welbeingiskey |
It depends where you are coming from. If you can catch a train New walk museum is a short walk for Leicester station. Cross the road directly in front of the station and cross right over toso you are standing in front of... More
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