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Our venue opening hours are as follows:

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Newarke Houses Museum & Gardens:

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

Museums open on bank holidays, please call the site to check opening hours and activities.

Abbey Pumping Station*, The Guildhall*, Jewry Wall Museum*:

Monday – Sunday: 11.00am – 4.30pm

Museums open on bank holidays, please call the site to check opening hours and activities.

* Closed for winter November - January (except for special events)

Belgrave Hall & Gardens:
Open for special events 

For events or exhibitions enquiries, please contact the host museum:

Abbey Pumping Station +44 (0)116 299 5111

Belgrave Hall & Gardens +44 (0)116 229 8181

Jewry Wall Museum +44 (0)116 225 4971

Leicester Castle +44 (0)116 225 4980

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery +44 (0)116 225 4900

Newarke Houses Museum & Gardens +44 (0)116 2254980

The Guildhall +44 (0)116 253 2569

The Magazine +44 (0)116 225 4980

Wygston’s House +44 (0)116 253 2569

For all other general museum enquiries, please call New Walk Museum & Art Gallery on +44 (0)116 225 4900

For postal comments and feedback, please contact:

Leicester Arts & Museums Service
Town Hall
2nd Floor, Room 2.23
Town Hall Square


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Object Identification Enquiries

Object identification enquiries will now be undertaken at our museums by appointment only. The exception to this is archaeological items - please bring these in to Jewry Wall Museum as before so they can be forwarded to the Finds Liaison Officer of the Portable Antiquities Scheme.

This more personal approach gives you the opportunity to discuss your object in detail with the relevant curator. Please contact the appropriate museum from the list below in order to arrange your appointment:

Social History: 
Newarke Houses Museum (0116 225 4980)

Science and Technology:
Abbey Pumping Station (0116 299 5111)

World Arts, Decorative Arts, Fine Art and Geology:
New Walk Museum & Art Gallery (0116 225 4900)