The Peace Museum is helping to sponsor the Leeds Peace Poetry Competition 2012. Bringing the world together in a celebration of sport, culture and mutual respect, Leeds Peace Poetry seeks interpretations of the tradition of Olympic Truce. The concept of the Olympic truce was established as part of the ancient Greek Olympics, when a period […]
The Peace Museum is now open to the public once more. We are really looking forward to welcoming visitors back to the revamped museum so we hope to see you soon! Our new opening hours are currently as follows: Thursdays and Fridays 10am -4pm. You can also visit at other times by appointment and group […]
Second Glance: Alternative Narratives on Peace and Conflict is a response to the spirit of London 2012 and highlights the fact that sport has a long tradition of promoting peace. The exhibition showcases recently acquired works by The Peace Museum as well as loans from a private collection and Goldmark Gallery and includes internationally renowned […]
The Peace Museum received 22% of the votes in its bid win an artist as part of Culture 24’s Connect10 Museums at Night Competition, which unfortunately, was not enough to win the chance for artists Bob and Roberta Smith to attend our Museums at Night event in May. Congratulations to Eastbourne’s Towner gallery on winning the […]
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We will soon be re-opening the museum following our refurbishment. From 8th March our new opening hours will be as follows: Thursdays: 10am-4pm Fridays: 10am-4pm The second Saturday of every month: 10am-3pm
The Museum will be closed for refurbishment from Wednesday 30th November. Staff will still be available for any queries you may have. Please see our Contact page. We will be re-opening in the New Year.
The Peace Museum has formed a new partnership with the Schools Linking Network (SLN), a national charity which supports schools and other organisations across England to explore identity, diversity, equality and community, using four key questions: