Harborough Museum | Day Out With The Kids

Harborough Museum

Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England

  • Shoe makers workshop at Harborough Museum
  • Staff talking with kids at Harborough Museum
  • Woman with microphone at Harborough Museum

Attraction Information

  • Museums and Art Galleries icon Museums and Art Galleries

Ages: all ages

Venue type: Indoor

Visit the exciting new Treasure Gallery in Harborough Museum and explore the mysteries of the Iron Age. See the story of how it all began: find out about The Hallaton Treasure, which includes over 5,000 silver and gold coins and associated finds including a Roman helmet, ingots, tankard handle, cool jewellery, pig and dog bones and pottery. Many of the coins and finds from the excavation are also available to view online through the link.

Displays also include a collection of 17th century toys, a reconstructed boot and shoe makers workshop, an insight into working for the corset factory, and a new temporary exhibition of Gulliver Speight's photographs of Market Harborough from the 1880s to the 1940s.


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available Nearby

Getting There and Contact Information


Council Offices, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16 7AG, England


Click here to visit Harborough Museum's website
01858 821085

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Tuesday to Friday 10:00 - 18:00

Saturday 10:00 - 16:00


Free admission

Events sometimes charge.

More Information

Gift shop

There is a shop selling publications, souvenirs and gifts relating to Harborough and its history.