Daventry Town Council Museum

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The exhibition has some interesting displays of past Daventry artefacts including the old Borough Charter and a model of the railway station. Many displays are changed on a regular basis.

At the present time the exhibition contains many interesting items of Daventry´s history donated or loaned or donated by local people of the town.

There are some interesting photographs and other media.

The Town Council is trying to collect and preserve as much information about the town as possible and is always willing to receive items.

A photo library is also available with old photographs digitised and copied for future reference and there are some exhibitions of these photographs for public display.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

The Daventry Town Centre Museum is open Tuesday to Friday from 9.30am to 1.30pm and on the first Saturday of every month from 10am until 4pm.

Admission charges

Entrance to the Museum is free, donations are welcome.

Additional info

Disabled access is available via an entrance to the rear of the building.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Commemorating the Somme at Daventry Museum

  • 2 July 2016 10am-4pm

Daventry Museum will be putting on a temporary display of wartime memorabilia and research in to the lives of the 14 soldiers from Daventry who died in the Battle of the Somme. Images and videos will be projected on a screen in the museum and there will be a 2 minutes silence at 11am followed by a reading of war poems. Members of the public are invited to leave their thoughts in memory of those fallen. A special exhibit by one of the museum volunteers of their trip to Thiepval Memorial in 2008 will also be on display.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Daventry Town Council Museum
Town Council Offices
3 New Street
Daventry
Northamptonshire
NN11 4BT
England

Website

http://daventrymuseum.org.uk/

E-mail

museum@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk

Telephone

Council switchboard

01327 301246

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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