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The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery

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Even if you visit here regularly the general feeling of the building from the stuffed wallaby in... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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Interesting museum

Very much worth visiting while in Leek, and close to the Butter Market. Interesting details of... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Pevensey, United Kingdom
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Leek Central Library Nicholson Institute Stockwell Street, Leek ST13 6DW, England
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Even if you visit here regularly the general feeling of the building from the stuffed wallaby in the window on the stairs to the quirky toilets - makes a good experience. Just visited the Centenary of World War 1 exhibition featuring the local men who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Very much worth visiting while in Leek, and close to the Butter Market. Interesting details of Leek's past, particularly in textiles

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

I have visited the place several times with various exhibitions being shown and it never fails to impress me. The gallery itself is a work of art and purpose built. Go to see it!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

The big plus about this building is not only the exhibitions that are on display- today both ceramics and modern art, nor the tourist information centre and shop- but the very building itself. This is an experience into Leek’s past- and highly recommended. We enjoyed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 1949etwall
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Having not visited for a long time I found that nothing much had changed,the library was still on the ground floor and the exhibitions room on the first floor along with a small museum of pottery scouting and military paraphernalia, I enjoyed the art deco...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mick T
Reviewed April 13, 2018

We only had a short time to visit an exhibition there which included paintings by a relative. So just visited the gallery. It was a lovely building, nice to see it being used and busy. So many other parts to it we didn't have time...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Cecil H
Reviewed December 27, 2017

We discovered William Morris lived in Leek at one time, also Thomas Wardle who was interested in the dyes for the patterns Morris created. We met a member of the Museum on the steps, Cathryn Walton, who pointed up in the direction of the historic...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank carole m
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Little museum but quite interesting. Some special exhibitions occasionally. Good gallery with lots of exhibitions especially of local artists

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SallyP1560
Reviewed February 15, 2017

The Library in our small town of Leek provides an excellent service and the museum and gallery show off many different displays which are always interesting.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank carolyn j
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Housed in a grand building of Victorian largesse. Interesting. Helpful and knowledgable staff member.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Diane S
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