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Charnwood Museum, Loughborough

Charnwood Museum, Loughborough


Queens Hall, Granby Street,
LE11 3DU


Charnwood Museum is a popular family friendly museum set in the heart of the beautiful Queens Park in the centre of Loughborough. The Museum features a wide range of exhibits which reflect local history and industries.

The permanent displays have been grouped into four areas: Coming to Charnwood, The Natural World of Charnwood, Living off the Land, and Earning a Living. Each contains exhibits from the past and present including interactive displays. There is also an under 5’s play room that changes based on the season.

There is one temporary exhibition space which displays groups from the local area and exhibits about the local area.

They offer events such as children’s workshops, gallery games and quizzes school workshops, and evening talks.

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled toiletsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Children welcomeMobility Accessibility FacilitiesDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

April to September
Wednesday to Saturday
10:00AM to 12:00PM and 2:00PM to 4:00PM
Last admission 30 mins before break and closing.

October to March
Wednesday to Saturday
10:00AM to 2:00PM


Free entry

Donations accepted.


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Map reference: SK 533194  Lat: 52.77032 Long: -1.21056

Located in Loughborough town centre on Granby Street.

Accessible by Public Transport: 3.2 km from Loughborough station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed