New Walk Museum

New Walk Museum - Leicester's original museum is located on the picturesque New Walk in the city centre. The refurbished Victorian Art Gallery includes a stage for performances, talks and concerts as well as attractive and flexible space for private and corporate events. The Lord Mayor's Room is also available for lectures, functions and classes. Our Dinosaur & Geology Rooms can be hired for receptions, functions and events. These 3 rooms are licensed for civil weddings. The Council Room is ideal for training, meetings and family activities. You can also arrange to have a private view of our exhibitions as part of your corporate event. Catering is available from our on-site café, but self-catering is welcome. The Museum is fully accessible and only minutes from the train station. See: leicester.gov.uk/privatehire leicester.gov.uk/weddings

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New Walk
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE1 7EA

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0116 225 4900

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New Walk Museum & Art Gallery description

Museum / Wedding Venue / Business Meeting Rooms / Party Venue

Large (1-300)

Weddings / Events / Performances / Private Functions / Meetings / Training

Leicester's original museum is located on the picturesque New Walk in the city centre.
The refurbished Victorian Art Gallery includes a stage for performances, talks and concerts as well as attractive and flexible space for private and corporate events.
The Lord Mayor's Room is also available for lectures, functions and classes.
Our Dinosaur & Geology Rooms can be hired for receptions, functions and events.
These 3 rooms are licensed for civil weddings.

The Council Room is ideal for training, meetings and family activities.
You can also arrange to have a private view of our exhibitions as part of your corporate event.
Catering is available from our on-site café, but self-catering is welcome.
The Museum is fully accessible and only minutes from the train station.

See: leicester.gov.uk/privatehire
leicester.gov.uk/weddings

Venue suitability

This venue is suitable for the following uses:

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Venue facilities

20 spaces

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Other venue facilities

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Explore the rooms this venue has for hire by expanding the sections below.

Invite some unusual guests to your event! An ideal space for receptions, product launch, lecture or function.
Now licensed for wedding ceremonies.

Capacity

As theatre:

80

For a reception:

150

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The refurbished Victorian Art Gallery includes a stage for performances, talks and concerts as well as attractive and flexible space for private and corporate events.

The Gallery is licensed for civil weddings.

Capacity

As meeting room:

100

For dining:

100

As theatre:

180

For a reception:

200

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The classical Lord Mayor's Room is a flexible space with a separate entrance and parlour/hall. It is available for lectures, meetings, functions and classes.
The room is licensed for civil weddings and ideal for drinks receptions after a wedding in the Victorian Art Gallery.

Capacity

As meeting room:

24

For dining:

60

As theatre:

80

For a reception:

150

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The Council Room is ideal for training, meetings and family activities.

A basic kitchen for self-catering is included.

Capacity

As meeting room:

24

For dining:

30

As theatre:

40

For a reception:

60

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Yes

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