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Melton Carnegie Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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A great little museum in Melton. Very informative about the local area, fox hunting and local... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely museum , well laid out very freindly staff and knowledgeable too. Absolutely loads about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda W
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The museum now features a state-of-the-art gallery, study area and community space for museum activities, schools, volunteers and community groups.Exhibits include; Archaeology, Archives, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Fox Hunting, Natural...more
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34 Thorpe End, Melton Mowbray LE13 1RB, England
+44 1664 569946
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A great little museum in Melton. Very informative about the local area, fox hunting and local cheese making, pork pies etc. Easter activities laid on for children, and all for free. Plenty of parking near by.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely museum , well laid out very freindly staff and knowledgeable too. Absolutely loads about Melton mowbray from stilton cheese to foxhunting ! Plenty for kids to see and do very well thought out . If we had more time I would love to go...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Linda W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is a gem of a place! not only containing lots of local history, often during school holidays it does activities and craft workshop.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chris F
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

Melton museum is truly an asset to the town. Remaining free throughout the year, and holding many great theme days for the children, which often includes arts and crafts or dressing up. We are lucky to have such a place in our town, and I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jimlife
Reviewed February 24, 2019

Really interesting slice of Melton history well worth a visit, a cut above your average town museum ..go see

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank johnbrown440
Reviewed February 5, 2019

Called in here on visit to the town. Friendly and knowledgeable staff and very well put together displays. One of the best museums we have visited, with lots of local information.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DaleCheshire
Reviewed November 25, 2018

The museum is a great place to visit especially for children, there are activities to do during holidays and school visits, well recommended

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank thomas564
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Very nice little museum, close to the bustling town centre, with friendly staff and interesting displays. This being Melton Mowbray, hunting and pork pies (linked, as you'll discover) feature prominently. Good overview of town and district. You could probably spend 90 minutes here if you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andrew G
Reviewed September 4, 2018

My children often visit here in their school holidays as the museum runs different activities (usually crafts and making) for a few pounds each. I've also visited it a few times and find the local history really interesting.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris F
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Went here today with my wife and 2 boys. Its a very interesting place small but really really good. The staff are always very polite

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sarah B
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Hi I think you're thinking of the Dickinson and Morris shop?