Ashby de la Zouch Museum | Day Out With The Kids

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Ashby de la Zouch Museum

  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • Indoor
  • Ages 9+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Ashby de la Zouch Museum is full of interesting artefacts and models which tell the history of this ancient market town. Open throughout the year, there are also special events for children and families, some of which are free.

Dress up in 17th century costume, play with Victorian toys, meet a Roman Soldier in full battle dress, become a junior archaeologist: just some of the things children have been able to do on previous Free Family Fun Days. And at all times (not just events days) kids can access the cartoon timeline of the town, which has new features allowing you to hear someone in each picture speaking to you!

Many school groups visit them for curriculum work and they are able to loan objects and educator's boxes to schools to support classroom work (e.g. on the 17th Century and World War II). There are also 30 replica 17th century costumes for children to use at the museum or for schools to borrow. There are now leaflets and activity sheets for children to use in the two galleries too!

It is worth noting that the film unit has now closed.

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Opening hours

Monday to Friday 11:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 16:00

Saturday 10:00 - 16:00


Adults: £1.00

Concessions: 50p

Travel & Contact Information


North Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1HU, England

Phone number

01530 560090



Click here to visit Ashby de la Zouch Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.

Male, Female and disabled Toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Ashby de la Zouch Museum has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

No refreshments on site except on some special event days. Numerous cafes and sandwich outlets in the town nearby.

Yes, Ashby de la Zouch Museum is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Yes, Ashby de la Zouch Museum have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Ashby de la Zouch Museum has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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