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“Good fun for a couple of hours”

New Walk Museum and Art Gallery
Ranked #7 of 111 things to do in Leicester
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed November 29, 2012

This is a nice little, well kept museum with some good little desplays and interactive bits and pieces for small children to do.
The gift shop is pretty expensive which is always a bit dissapointing but other than that its a good, free attractin and kills an hour or 2 if you are looking for something to do in the center of Leicester.

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Reviewed November 8, 2012

Good art collection. Interesting range of exibits - like most regional muesuems is in crying need of investment but makes a good job of what it has.

Thank Paul M
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

lovely kept museum, loved the atmosphere and students drawing all around.. kids enjoyed the space bit with all the tunnels and science projects they have

Thank Keri R
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

I go here often. With the family or sometimes during my lunch for a quiet drink or a look at the art. The recently refurbished dinosaur gallery is excellent whilst there is plenty to see in the other areas. There is a lot in there given the relatively modest size of the building. Maybe the animals round the globe exhibit could do with an update but given that entry is free I have no complaints. Various temp exhibitions every few months keep things fresh. Once you have visited take a walk up the delightful New Walk to Victoria Park & back for some tranquility in the city centre.

Thank mkh1966
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

This museum may not be the biggest but there are plenty of interesting exhibits. Great for children and adults alike - with everything from dinosaurs to Picasso ceramics. There's a special exhibit for under 5s, which is a great space for children to interact and learn. The cafe serves nice food (I'd recommend the chocolate muffins) and the gift shop has some lovely items, including things made by local artists. Look out for events here - there are often talks/workshops linked to new exhibits, as well as the odd concert or music recital.

Thank fay_fran
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