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Everything you need to know when visiting the School of Museum Studies!


The Museum Studies Building

Curiouser and Curiouser is to be hosted at the School of Museum Studies, Leicester. The School moved into its new, state of the art building in the summer of 2009, and the conference will be able to take advantage of its space, cabinets and technological wizardry.


The building is fully accessible, and a lift to the upper floors is available. There is limited on site parking, but there are car parks nearby. Please inform us in advance if you will need parking on site.

The address is: 19 University Road, Leicester LE1 7RF

To learn more about the School and how to get here, please visit the Museum Studies Homepage.


Getting Here

Leicester, in the centre of England, is easy to reach by public or private transport. The local airport is East Midlands, though it is easy enough to travel from Birmingham International or some of the London Airports. The city is also easily accessible by train or bus. 


The School itself has limited parking, however, if you have access requirements, do please contact us for assistance.

For information about the location of the campus and the building in relation to the city centre, please look at the Leicester City Centre Map



Sadly, you won't be spending all day in Wonderland, and we'll have to send you somewhere else to sleep. But here are a list of nearby hotels which you might choose to use! There are also multible bed and breakfast in the area by the train station off London Road.

Please note, we are not affiliated with these hotels in any way, and cannot guarantee their quality.

Or look on


Places to eat and drink in Leicester

Whilst you are in Leicester why not have a look around the city?  There are plenty of places to eat and drink, and museums to visit!


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School of Museum Studies
University of Leicester
Museum Studies Building
19 University Road
Leicester LE1 7RF