Carillon & War Memorial and Leicestershire Yeomanry Museum

Carillon and War Memorial Museum
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Loughborough Carillon Tower & War Memorial was built after WW1 to commemorate the men of the town who gave their lives. Unique in Britain, it is the only purpose built carillon tower.

Set within the beautiful Queen's Park the tower is also home to a museum, 3 rooms packed with military memorabilia. Including one room dedicated to the Leicestershire Yeomanry.

Climb the 138 steps, past the 47 bells and you are out onto the balcony with fantastic views across Loughborough

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Opening hours

Opening: Every day (except Monday) 1pm till 4.30pm from Good Friday until 30th September. Recitals are held every Thursday & Sunday during our Open Season and on the first Thursday of the month during the closed season.
Guided tours can be arranged throughout the year.

Admission charges

Museum is free. To climb to the balcony: Adults £1.00. No charge for seniors and children. (Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult to climb to the balcony due to Health & Safety restrictions).

Collection details

Social History, Weapons and War

Carillon & War Memorial and Leicestershire Yeomanry Museum
Queens Park
Granby Street
LE11 3DU




01509 263370

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