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Hinckley & District Museum, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley LE10 1QU
hinckleymuseum@hotmail.co.uk
01455 251218 [open days only]

Small museum, hidden treasures


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Facilities

  • Cottage garden Sit and take tea on sunny days and admire the beautifully planted garden
  • Tearoom Serving light refreshments, with a choice of Fairtrade drinks and snacks
  • Souvenir shop Postcards, souvenirs and local history publications
  • Free children's quiz sheets
  • Unisex toilet (not disabled access)
  • Wheelchair access to ground floor only
  • Public pay-and-display car park adjacent to the museum, free on Sundays
  • A full Access Statement is available to download as a pdf

Shop

The shop contains a wide range of items that make great gifts or mementos for children and adults alike.

In addition the following publications are available in the shop or by post:

  • The Hinckley Historian. £2.00 . Annual subscription [2 issues] £5 including post and packing.
  • Hinckley & District Hospital: a centenary history. H A Beavin. £2 . [£3 including post and packing]
  • Lady Byron and Earl Shilton. David Herbert. £7.50 . [£10 including post and packing]
  • The life and times of George Ward of Barwell (1879 - 1951). David Herbert. £12 . [£15 including post and packing]
  • Charlotte Mary Brame (1836 - 1884): towards a primary bibliography. Graham Law, Gregory Drozdz and Debby McNally. £5 . [£7.50 including post and packing]
  • Cab and coach. Gregory Drozdz. £2.50 . [£4 including post and packing]

Cheques to be made payable to Hinckley and District Museum Limited and sent to the address above.

Tearoom

tearoom

The cosy tearoom, staffed by volunteers, is the ideal place to relax with a cup of Fairtrade tea or coffee, or a soft drink and try something from a range of cakes, biscuits and other snacks.