Hinckley and District Museum

Hinckley and District Museum
Framework Knitters Cottages
Lower Bond Street
Hinckley
Leicestershire
LE10 1QU
England

Website

Our website

www.hinckleydistrictmuseum.org.uk

E-mail

General information

hinckleymuseum@hotmail.co.uk

Telephone

01455 251218

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Painting of museum cottages.
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Local history museum housed in a row of half-timbered thatched cottages dating from the seventeenth century.
The museum has been open to the public since 1995.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Easter Monday to the end of October:
Sat & Bank Holiday Mon 1000-1600
Sun 1400-1700
Also Mon in August (which are not Bank Holidays) 1100-1500
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
Open at any time for groups by appointment (Easter - October).

Admission charges

Adults 50p.
Children 25p.
Free to Friends of the Museum.
Minimum charge for group visit (by appointment) £10.
Special event days may be different charges.

Discounts

  • Museums Association

Local and social history of Hinckley and district, including the hosiery and boot and shoe industries.

Collection details

Archaeology, Industry, Weapons and War

Key artists and exhibits

  • Framework knitter`s cottage tableau with a stocking frame of c.1740.
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