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New Walk Museum and Art Gallery

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Address: 53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA , England
Phone Number: 0116/2554100
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Leicester born and bred, couldn't not be prouder!!!

We had a great family day here today, my young daughter loved the colouring section and the old Leicester City photographs... "I seriously love this place." For me the best part... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Garry H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a great family day here today, my young daughter loved the colouring section and the old Leicester City photographs... "I seriously love this place." For me the best part was the fans footages of games across the season, which showed football really is for all. We've completed one of the greatest fairytales in sporting history. We was the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A wonderful attraction on New Walk (no car parking, as this is on the 200-year traffic-free New Walk. Lovely café facility outdoors in front of the rather imposing, colonnaded building in good weather. Great little shop. Totally free entry with the option of a donation box. Aside from special one-off and visiting displays, the gallery houses wonderful displays on Ancient... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I visit in a regular basis with my 4 year old, it's a great, free afternoon out. He loves the kids area as well as the activities that they have on during the school summer holidays. Well worth a visit. We often walk up to Victoria Park afterwards.

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James H, Marketing and Communications at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review, great to hear you both enjoy the museum so much. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! More 

Leicester UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here to see the football exhibition which is very good and very interesting. Do go before it changes.

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James H, Public Relations Manager at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this review

Many thanks Rich for your review and visit to the LCFC exhibition, please come back and see us again soon! More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Leicester museum today to intentionally see the Leiceste City football club exhibition. Had coffee in their lovely cheerful cafe first then did a tour round the wild animals and fish exhibition first, the prehistoric animal skeletons which are amazing. A couple more exhibits and finally the LCFC exhibition which I thought was amazing. Can thoroughly recommend everyone of... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Permanent installments and regularly changed ones to appeal to children , art enthusiasts, historians and even archaeologists! Worth a visit especially with free entry.

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Thank uptipp0619
James H, Marketing and Communications at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind review of the museum. Great to hear you like the site and hope you can come back and see us again soon! More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to do, interactive activities, would be good for older children. There's an art bit, which we didn't spend much time in however they were running activities for younger kids. Range of educational topics are covered e.g Egyptians, geology, dinosaurs etc. Nice cafe, not too expensive and a little gift shop. There's an area outside where you can sit on... More 

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Thank Laura R
James H, Marketing and Communications at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this review

Many thanks Laura for your great review and visit. Pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit, hope you can come and see us again soon. More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum and art gallery is well worth a day out. There's interesting items for those wanting to know more about the local and wider ares of the country's past. There plenty to stimulate the younger one as well, an ideal place to take them on a rainy day in the long school holidays. The art gallery has interest for... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a class of 11 year olds. Plenty of galleries offering variety for all interests. They loved the dinosaur, the paintings & the Egyptian display. Staff great- gave us a lunch room without booking as heavy rain meant we couldn't picnic outside. Highlight was the Leicester City football exhibition. Great celebration of the club's achievement this season. Really well done... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been waiting a while to visit the museum, and regret not having been a lot earlier. This place is brilliant, something for everyone and all ages. As a non LCFC supporter, I was still excited and impressed by the quality and scope of the exhibition about their historic title, and feel that it is an excellent tribute on behalf... More 

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