Melton Carnegie museum
Last Updated on February 19, 2024 by Suzy
Things to do at Melton Carnegie museum review
Melton Carnegie museum is located in the centre of Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire. It documents the history of the market town.
The museum was first opened in 1977 and is housed in Melton’s former Carnegie library. The galleries are on the ground floor and there are collections from the Bronze Age to the present day. There is a varied and fascinating collection of objects about shops and trades, rural life, the history of foxhunting, archaeology and painting the town red.
Also inside there are exhibitions on the town’s world-renowned Stilton cheese and pork pie industries. Plus a two-headed cow, a marble bust and unusually a red door from the late 19th century. They run annual events, including activities for children.
FAQ and Further Information Melton Carnegie museum
Is there food and drink available?
There are places nearby serving food and drinks.
What are the main things to do?
Collections from the Bronze Age to the present day covering the history of Melton Mowbray. There are toilets.
What are the ticket prices?
*free, u003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *The museum is free, to visit.
Is there parking?
There is parking nearby, charges may apply.
When are they open?
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Only registered assistance dogs are permitted.
Are they accessible?
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