Charnwood Museum

Charnwood Museum

Last Updated on February 18, 2024 by Suzy

Things to do at Charnwood Museum review

Charnwood Museum is located in Loughborough, Leicestershire. It is a local history museum with a wide range of exhibits that reflect the history, geology, archaeology and industries of the surrounding area.

The museum is situated in the former Victorian swimming baths and permanent displays include a look at the people who have lived in Charnwood through ancient everyday items. You can find out more about the geology and fauna of the area and discover how Charnwood became famous when one of the world’s oldest fossils was found.

In the Living off the land gallery you can discover more about quarrying in the area, have a go at basket weaving and see a huge chair carved out of a single oak tree. The other permanent gallery is Earning a living. There are cranes you can have a go at lifting with, there is a Victorian grocer’s shop and more. They also have three different temporary exhibitions a year.

FAQ and Further Information Charnwood Museum

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving food and drinks.

What are the main things to do?

Local history museum with a wide range of exhibits that reflect the history, geology, archaeology and industries of the surrounding area. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*Freeu003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *The museum is free to enter.

Is there parking?

There is no parking at the museum. There is parking nearby and charges may apply.

When are they open?

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Dog friendly?

Only registered assistance dogs are permitted.

Are they accessible?

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