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The Nicholson Museum & Art Gallery

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The big plus about this building is not only the exhibitions that are on display- today both... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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Having not visited for a long time I found that nothing much had changed,the library was still on... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Mick T
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Leek Central Library Nicholson Institute Stockwell Street, Leek ST13 6DW, England
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

The big plus about this building is not only the exhibitions that are on display- today both ceramics and modern art, nor the tourist information centre and shop- but the very building itself. This is an experience into Leek’s past- and highly recommended. We enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Having not visited for a long time I found that nothing much had changed,the library was still on the ground floor and the exhibitions room on the first floor along with a small museum of pottery scouting and military paraphernalia, I enjoyed the art deco...More

Thank Mick T
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We only had a short time to visit an exhibition there which included paintings by a relative. So just visited the gallery. It was a lovely building, nice to see it being used and busy. So many other parts to it we didn't have time...More

Thank Cecil H
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We discovered William Morris lived in Leek at one time, also Thomas Wardle who was interested in the dyes for the patterns Morris created. We met a member of the Museum on the steps, Cathryn Walton, who pointed up in the direction of the historic...More

Thank carole m
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Little museum but quite interesting. Some special exhibitions occasionally. Good gallery with lots of exhibitions especially of local artists

Thank SallyP1560
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Library in our small town of Leek provides an excellent service and the museum and gallery show off many different displays which are always interesting.

Thank carolyn j
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Housed in a grand building of Victorian largesse. Interesting. Helpful and knowledgable staff member.

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Great big building, modern library down stairs, gallery and upsatirs, has a lift, worth a look in if your visiting.

Thank Jayne B
Reviewed 7 October 2016

A lovely building dating from 1880's contains a small exhibition of local artifacts, many being silk related. It won't take long to look around. Leek Tourist Information is housed here so is worth a visit. I thought the stuffed wallaby which lived locally on the...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Went to a 1920s fashion show here and saw the students art exhibition too. Beautiful space, will hopefully be back soon.

Thank Jane W
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