Fairly small when compared to London museums, but probably one of my favourites. Used to go all the time as a quite nerdy child and visited last month when 25 and enjoyed it just... read more
New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester's original museum has wide...
New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester's original museum has wide ranging collections and displays spanning the natural and cultural world.
Located on the historic New Walk, our temporary exhibitions feature works from our collections, touring exhibitions from National Museums and a programme of contemporary art and craft exhibitions.
A family friendly day-out, the galleries include Ancient Egypt, Dinosaurs, Wild Space, World Arts and a gallery for the under 5s, The Den.
The first floor galleries include displays of Modern Art and Picasso Ceramics: The Attenborough Collection.
The museum offers a range of events from curator's talks to lunchtime concerts, visit our events pages to see What's On this month.
The museum also offers a Gift Shop offering a range of exhibition merchandise and contemporary craft and design and Costa Coffee shop with free Wi-Fi available.