Newarke Museum and Art gallery

The Leicester museum collections have grown thanks to the generosity of people who have entrusted treasured objects to the care of the service.

Further information

We accept donations of objects and artifacts through a selection process. If you have something you would like to offer to the museum then the link below has further information. Financial donations are also welcome, we fund the acquisition of new objects and exhibits through our donation boxes located at the museum sites.

Remember us in your Will

Kind bequests are most appreciated. If you are considering leaving us a gift in your will, please contact us to discuss how this can be arranged.

Supporting our activities

If you would like to contribute to a specific area of our work (such as education, conservation or outreach), we can accept payment by cheque. Please make it payable to Leicester City Council and send to the address below:

Leicester Arts and Museums Service
Leicester City Council
Town Hall, Town Hall Square
Leicester, LE1 9BG

Want to make an enquiry?

If you have something you wish to offer as a donation, please contact us using theĀ email below.

Our collecting is guided by the collections development policy which is available to download at the bottom of this page. Our collections are described in the collections development policy. If you wish to make an enquiry concerning something in our collection, please use the contact methods above to get in touch.

We also offer a limited service to help identify objects, specimens and artworks. Please note, we are unable to provide valuations. To find out more about this service, see the quick link above.

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