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“So much to see - do go”
Review of Jewry Wall Museum

Jewry Wall Museum
Ranked #22 of 114 things to do in Leicester
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Please note Jewry Wall Museum is currently closed for refurbishment. The Roman Jewry Wall and archaelogical site is still available to view.
Reviewed June 4, 2014

We didn't realize how large this free museum was and stayed until closing time! Impressive and well preserved Roman bath/forum remains in the grounds to walk around. Very good examples of a Roman pavement and wall paintings inside too. Heaps of historical artefacts to look at and read about, as well as skeletons to look at! Definitely worth a visit. We felt it was a museum that didn't get enough attention by visitors as we were almost the only people in there (maybe because it was a Monday?) which seems a shame. It needs more publicity; I only found it by looking on my phone for things to do in Leicester earlier in the day and glad we went.

5  Thank TuttiGoz
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Jewry_Wall, Museum Assistant at Jewry Wall Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2015

Thank you for the great review!

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Reviewed April 20, 2014

The main point of interest is a short section of a wall of the Roman Baths, and as you can see this perfectly well from the road, there is no need to stop the car.

Thank Robin042042
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Jewry_Wall, Museum Assistant at Jewry Wall Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2014

We are sorry that you feel this way.

Jewry Wall Museum houses impressive collections, including detailed mosaics, intricate painted wall plaster and a beautiful Roman cavalry helmet cheekpiece.

We also have a special display on the history of archaeology in Leicester.
‘Archaeology and Endeavour’ explains why our city has such rich and interesting museum collections and includes a stunning display of extremely rare medieval glass from Wygston’s House.

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Reviewed November 18, 2013

The Jewry Wall museum is closed in winter. You can see the remaining wall and foundations of the bath houses from the main road but you cant get close up and the museum is closed in the winter months.

1  Thank S-Head
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Jewry_Wall, Museum Assistant at Jewry Wall Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2014

Thank you for your review, unfortunately we are closed throughout November, December and January each year in order to conduct essential maintenance, minor refurbishments and reduce costs where possible.

February to October we are open every day from 11.00am to 4.30pm, admission is always free.

Please see the Leiceter City Council website for further information and listings of our varied events programme.

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Reviewed October 25, 2013

If you're in Leicester for some reason then this is a great place to visit. The figures of Gods look like they are totally tripping balls. The man behind the desk had a pretty sweet mullet but I really feel they missed a trick by not playing Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' on an infinite loop. Furthermore, there was a lack of places to sit down.

1  Thank Joe P
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Jewry_Wall, Museum Assistant at Jewry Wall Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2014

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you had an interesting visit.

Sorry that you felt that adequate seating wasn't provided, we have since installed several benches around the site.

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Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Although i have been here before it doesn't seem to have changed. Everything is there that was there last time and there's nothing new but if your looking for something cheap to do then its worth the money just once you've been there there's no reason for going back

Thank Chloe133
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Jewry_Wall, Museum Assistant at Jewry Wall Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2014

Thank you for your review.

During the winter months we conducted a minor refurbishment to the museum and can now inform you of a special display on the history of archaeology in Leicester, ‘Archaeology and Endeavour’ explains why our city has such rich and interesting museum collections and includes a stunning display of extremely rare medieval glass from Wygston’s House.

We also made some further improvements to the Jewry Wall Museum so we hope you will visit the site again. Admission is always free and we are open every day, February to October, from 11.00am to 4.30pm.

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