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Melton Carnegie Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:30
Open today: 10:00 - 16:30
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One Man Went To Mowbray

Very nice little museum, close to the bustling town centre, with friendly staff and interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andrew G

Very interesting to discover local history.mAlso it's free entry but well worth an hour or two... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Kev W
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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“local history”(7 reviews)
“free entry”(6 reviews)
“cheese making”(3 reviews)
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...more
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34 Thorpe End, Melton Mowbray LE13 1RB, England
+44 1664 569946
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice little museum, close to the bustling town centre, with friendly staff and interesting displays. This being Melton Mowbray, hunting and pork pies (linked, as you'll discover) feature prominently. Good overview of town and district. You could probably spend 90 minutes here if you...More

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Visited here when i was in primary school, still the same 30 years later. Fusty old crap, how it's still open i can't say.

Thank boyuc2018
Reviewed 4 September 2018

My children often visit here in their school holidays as the museum runs different activities (usually crafts and making) for a few pounds each. I've also visited it a few times and find the local history really interesting.

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Went here today with my wife and 2 boys. Its a very interesting place small but really really good. The staff are always very polite

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Visited this museum in the lovely town of Melton mowbray today.staff very friendly and polite the museum is very clean and well looked after.great displays including interactive displays very interesting local history learnt a lot about Melton will definitely visit again

Thank Nylah390
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Considering I’ve lived in Melton for a while now, I always walk past and never go in however one day we popped in and really enjoyed it. Definitely recommend popping in for an hour and learning a bit more about this great little place we...More

Thank RebeccaJDavies
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The museum is well worth a visit to anyone visiting the town, there are plenty of things to look at and they have various days with activities for children during holiday periods.

Thank thomas564
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Very interesting to discover local history.mAlso it's free entry but well worth an hour or two before the pork pie

Thank Kev W
Reviewed 4 May 2018

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

Thank Englisheric
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

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Maureen B
30 August 2016|
Response from UKLouG | Reviewed this property |
Hi I think you're thinking of the Dickinson and Morris shop?