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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

N.B. New Walk Museum, Newarke Houses Museum closed 24th, 25th, 26th and 31st December 2013 as well as 1st January 2014

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

Monday – Sunday 11.00am – 4.30pm

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

** The Guildhall has extended opening hours for the Richard III exhibition during Leicester city school holidays.

N.B. Guildhall closed 24th, 25th, 26th and 31st December 2013 as well as 1st January 2014

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)116 266 6590

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)116 225 4980

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
Leicester City Council
A12 New Walk Centre
Welford Place
LE1 6ZG 


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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)