New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

Leicester, United Kingdom


  • 53 New Walk
  • Leicester LE1 7EA
  • United Kingdom

Opening times

Monday - Saturday: 10.00am - 5.00pm
Sunday: 11.00am - 5.00pm

Travel Information

Train: The museum is less than ten minutes walk from Leicester train station.


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On the historic New Walk, Leicester's original museum has collections spanning the natural and cultural world. A family friendly day-out, displays include Dinosaurs, Egyptians, Geology, The Den, Wild Space and World Arts.

The art galleries showcase Modern and Old Masters, contemporary art and craft exhibitions and permanent galleries of Picasso Ceramics: The Attenborough Collection and the UKs leading collection of German Expressionists.

The museum offers a varied events programme, Costa coffee shop with free Wi-Fi access and gift shop including a range of exhibition merchandise and contemporary craft and design. The venue is also available for private hire and licensed for civil marriage and naming ceremonies.

Exhibitions and events

Exhibiting artists