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Museum:Hinckley & District Museum

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  • Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum



Phillip Lindley


Lower Bond Street,
LE10 1QU


NOT RE-OPENING UNTIL 2021 Hinckley and District Museum is housed in a row of restored thatched cottages dating from c.1680 and once used for framework knitting. Changing exhibitions each season on a variety of themes.

Education/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Awarded the Quality Assured Visitor Attraction award.

Opening details

Easter Monday to end of October on – Saturdays and Bank Holiday Mondays 10am – 4pm; Sundays 2pm – 4pm; Mondays (except Bank Holidays) to end of August 11am – 3pm. Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.

Open for group visits, during the season, on any day by appointment.


2019 prices:
Adults £2, children £1. Event day prices £2 per person.

Event day prices may vary.

Last admission is half an hour before closing. Group visits may be made at other times by arrangement.

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Map reference: SP 425941  Lat: 52.54311 Long: -1.37474

Take the A47 or M69 to Hinckley, near town centre on B4667

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1.6 km from Hinckley station


  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Awarded the Quality Assured Visitor Attraction award.