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New Walk Museum and Art Gallery

53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA, England
+44 116 255 4100
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What a mixed bag of amazing treasures

Where all are made welcome. I have rarely seen such a mix of ages , ethnic backgrounds and interest... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dorisdormouse
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Great day out

Great museum have took the kids a few times alway interesting the staff and very friendly would... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Aldren111
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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53 New Walk, Leicester LE1 7EA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Where all are made welcome. I have rarely seen such a mix of ages , ethnic backgrounds and interest levels so engaged and evidently enjoying themselves judging by the noise levels. We went to visit the Picasso ceramics but also got caught up in the...More

Thank Dorisdormouse
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great museum have took the kids a few times alway interesting the staff and very friendly would definately recommend

Thank Aldren111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here a few times with our 2 children (now 5 & 7) they love it. There is so much to see and do. Lots of fun learning too. Even the cafe is great. The only downside is it's location with no real...More

Thank mummypryor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately building works had closed off the imposing front entrance and the first floor, but the parts still open were impressive. Some of the specimens in the nature dioramas seemed a bit seedy, but the accompanying interactive features more than made up for this. There...More

Thank OffshoreAlan
James H, Marketing and Communications at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your visit, great to hear you enjoyed the galleries. Apologies for the closure of the upstairs whilst we install the new staircase and lift, the galleries wil re-open this weekend. Hope you can come and see us again soon.

Reviewed 16 June 2017

In an attractive location, with cheap parking, this museum is free, with a reasonably priced cafe. The Egyptian section may be small but it has three or four mummies on display - which is to say, both the wrapped human bundle, and both inner and...More

Thank Dylan B
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in here with a couple of hours to spare. An interesting little museum. It was a shame that due to works we could not get to all the exhibits, but the dinosaurs were enjoyable.

Thank Stephenfarnham
James H, Marketing and Communications at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Many thanks for your review and visit, hope you can come back to see us once the upstairs galleries re-open with the new staircase completed in July.

Reviewed 2 June 2017

We spent a very pleasant morning in here. It isn't very big but its free and very interesting. My son loved the dinosaurs and the Egyptian sections. Lots of interesting local pieces and everything was well tagged and explained.

Thank Andy T
James H, Marketing and Communications at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Many thanks for your review and visit, hope you can come back to see us once the upstairs galleries re-open with the new staircase completed in July.

Reviewed 1 June 2017

I kind of expected a little bit more but what was there was interesting. It would have been nice to have a few staff around or someone to ask questions to though.

Thank Sophieann125
James H, Marketing and Communications at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Many thanks for your visit, hope you can come back and see us again once the first floor galleries re-open from July.

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Worth a visit - and a good stop for a cup of coffee but we will want to return when the work has finished as it limits the experience. We also expected something about Leicester City football success but this was only a temporary exhibition...More

Thank Jean120557
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Visited recently with my grandchildren aged 4 & 6. They particularly enjoyed the Dinosaurs and the Mummies however having visited here myself as a child, then a mother with my own children & obviously now as a Nana I feel the Museum could do with...More

Thank April V
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ratcliffe22
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It depends where you are coming from. If you can catch a train New walk museum is a short walk for Leicester station. Cross the road directly in front of the station and cross right over toso you are standing in front of... More
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