New Walk Museum turns 170 years old this year!

Wish our museum a very happy birthday and join us for free craft, sketching and music activities, exhibitor stands and more!

Leicester Museums is delighted to announce that the following people and organisations will be joining us for the day.

- Egyptology experts Prof. Joann Fletcher & Dr Stephen
Buckley (University of York)

- University of Leicester Archaeological Services

- East Midlands Geological Society

- Drum and Brass

- Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society - Geology Society

- Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust

- Leicestershire Ancient Egypt Society

- Leicester Civic Society

- Leicestershire Industrial History Society

- Leicester Society of Artists

- Leicestershire and Rutland Bat Group

- Richard III Society

Please find our exhibitors situated throughout our galleries, where they will be more than keen to talk to you about our shared passion for heritage, museums and natural science.

There will also be a chance to make great music with Drum and Brass Leicester.

Also, join is in the Victorian Gallery for sketching fun and competitions with the kind assistance of Leicester Society of Artists.

Or pick up a free museum trail or paint a picture in our Council room.

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