Northampton Museum and Art Gallery
Telephone: 01604 838111
Northampton Museum and Art Gallery tells the story of Northampton’s history from the Stone Age to present day using objects, sound, and film.
Outstanding collections of decorative and fine arts (including Oriental ceramics and Italian paintings), plus an amazing amount of shoes (over 12,000)! Its also free to visit.
The museum reflects the town’s standing as the boot and shoe capital of Britain, with 2 galleries that take you into a world of shoes! The ‘Life and Sole’ exhibition shows the history of shoemaking from Egyptian times to present day, with a recreation of an old shoe factory, audiovisual displays, and interactive exhibits. The story of footwear continues in the ‘Followers of Fashion’ display.
Discover more about local history in the archeology section, the arts, and more through the permanent galleries, changing exhibitions, and various events that the museum plays host to, which are designed so that visitors of all ages will enjoy exploring them!
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It may be worth checking out Northampton Museum and Art Gallery's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.
We do strongly suggest you contact Northampton Museum and Art Gallery before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, as there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.
Tuesday - Saturday and Bank Holiday Mondays
10.00am - 5.00pm
12.00pm - 5.00pm
Prices & Admission
Free to visit.
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