Planning your visit

Booking – Please complete the ‘Visit Synagogue request (Groups)’ form and we will contact you to arrange your visit and discuss any specific needs that you have. Visits to the Synagogue must be booked in advance. The building is not open to visitors at other times.

Our pre-booked visits usually take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.


Who can visit? – Our visits are suitable for a family group or bubble (of 2 households) of up to 4 visitors. There is a lift in the building and all areas are accessible for wheelchairs

COVID information – Visitors will be required to wear a mask and use the sanitising units available own site. The building will be cleaned in between visits. Ambassadors and staff at the Synagogue will wear masks/shields.

Restrictions – Please do not bring any large bags as we have limited space. No food or drink is permitted inside the building.


How to find us – The Synagogue and Heritage Centre is located at the corner of Highfield Street and Tichborne Street in Leicester, the postcode is LE2 1AD (see where are we? for a map).

  • Walk – The Synagogue can be reached by foot in approximately 20 minutes from the city centre.
  • Train – If you are travelling to Leicester by train, the Synagogue is just a 10 minute walk from Leicester train station.
  • Car – If you are travelling to Leicester by car the nearest car park is on Granville Rd (LE1 7RY) near to De Montfort Hall. There is also some on-street parking (pay and display) close to the Synagogue.
  • Nearby – The Synagogue is just a 10 minute walk to other places of interest such as New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Victoria Park and the University of Leicester. There are cafes nearby on London Road.

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