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New portrait of Sir David Attenborough revealed in Leicester

22 September 2016

A stunning new portrait of Sir David Attenborough at Leicester’s New Walk Museum has been revealed by the man himself

Museum’s ichthyosaur fossil identified as new species

20 June 2016

A 200-MILLION year old fossil on show at Leicester’s New Walk Museum and Art Gallery has been officially recognised as a whole new species.

Leicestershire's museums recognised by the industry

3 May 2016

Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre, Donington Le Heath Manor House, Harborough, Melton Carnegie and Charnwood museums have been accredited by Arts Council England

Melton Carnegie Museum: Golden Treasure

21 August 2015

Two pieces of rare Anglo Saxon jewellery are going on display for the first time at Melton Carnegie Museum

New exhibitions at Harborough Museum

26 March 2015

Two new exhibitions celebrating Leicestershire history have opened at Harborough Museum