Charnwood Museum

Address: Charnwood Museum. Queens Park, Granby Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3DU
Telephone: 01509 233754. Email:

Opening Times:
April to September
: Tuesday to Saturday 10am-4:30pm, Sundays from 2pm - 5pm
October to March
: Tuesday to Saturday 10am-3pm, Sundays from 12noon - 3pm
Bank Holidays:
Please call to check Bank Holiday opening

Christmas and new year opening hours.

An exhibit at Charnwood Museum A plane displayed at Charnwood Museum

Charnwood Museum features a wide range of exhibits reflecting the history, geology, archaeology and industries of Charnwood and the surrounding area. Permanent displays include ‘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, computers and audio-visuals. Visitors can handle rocks from Charnwood’s volcanic past, walk beneath the giant oak tree, investigate the 4,000 year old burial of the Cossington Boy, visit the Victorian grocers shop or zoom-in on a fly’s eye with the video microscope.

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