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Melton Carnegie Museum

34 Thorpe End, Melton Mowbray LE13 1RB, England
+44 1664 569946
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We went on a walking tour of the towns historic places

Tuesday Mornings at 10.30 Derek Simmonds took us on a guided tour of the interesting places in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Englisheric
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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
Go back in time in Melton Carnegie Museum

Enjoyed our time visiting Melton Mowbray's museum. We started off by doing the Melton Mowbray... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Maryanne N
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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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The museum now features a state-of-the-art gallery, study area and community space for museum activities, schools, volunteers and community groups.Exhibits include; Archaeology, Archives, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Fox Hunting, Natural Sciences, Sports, Personalities and Social History
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34 Thorpe End, Melton Mowbray LE13 1RB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tuesday Mornings at 10.30 Derek Simmonds took us on a guided tour of the interesting places in Melton Mowbray, the walk last approx 1.5 hours and we paid £3 charity donation the walk was very interesting and informative before the walk coffee and biscuits are...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Enjoyed our time visiting Melton Mowbray's museum. We started off by doing the Melton Mowbray Heritage Trail around the town and then went into the museum. It was busy and packed full of items that brought back many memories. A nice little museum to wander...More

Thank Maryanne N
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

It is a tiny museum but very interesting. It has a collection from all over the area. I enjoyed it. The museum is free.

Thank Szabina T
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Great little local museum with some really interesting exhibits of old Melton and surrounding villages. Brilliant for children in the holidays with loads of activities for them to take part in. Excellent toilets if the need arrises.

Thank Roy E
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

The prices were overpriced and the staff was really offensive to me. I did not liked this museum and I will not go there again

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

The museum has good opening hours and is situated on the edge of the town centre. It's well worth a visit if you are in the area. There is FREE on-street parking right outside, limited to one hour during the opening hours of the museum....More

Thank David W
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Although this is a small museum it is very interesting and has some interesting Melton artefacts. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

As a smalll town museum it has a lot to offer and gives a good introduction to Melton Mowbray and it's heritage. There is a range of artefacts that are related to the area and these date from pre-Roman to relatively modern times. You can...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2017

We visited to see a local archaeological find, 'The Welby Hoard' we found that, and much more besides. For a smaller town museum it was well organised, and everything was well displayed with lots of information nearby on printed fact sheets. Special mention to who...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Yes it's small but covers fox hunting, pie making and Stilton cheese all part of the rich culture of the area.

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