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Charnwood Museum

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Cannot praise enough

I visited this little museum for background information while researching my family tree. It was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
YellowMeteor
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Somerset, England
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Always enjoy a visit to this museum with the kids as always find something new to discover. The... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
alliehughes79
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
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“local history”(16 reviews)
“queens park”(24 reviews)
“nice cafe”(9 reviews)
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Includes exhibits reflecting the history, geology, archaeology and industries of Charnwood and the surrounding area,
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Granby Street | Queens Hall, Loughborough LE11 3DU, England
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+44 1509 233754
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this little museum for background information while researching my family tree. It was fabulous. Useful and interesting. Packs a lot of information into a small place. I would love to take my children here to look round. Unlike some slicker looking museums there...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Always enjoy a visit to this museum with the kids as always find something new to discover. The staff are always friendly and helpful and there is a lovely little cafe for a reasonably priced snack half way round. For little ones there is a...More

1  Thank alliehughes79
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

On a shopping trip to Loughborough we dropped in at Queens Park just to give out boys a chance to play, and then stumbled upon the museum after visiting the past area. Seeing it was free we wandered in and were so glad we did....More

1  Thank MLambert51
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

My wife dragged us in because she enjoys museums. The kids loved it full of so much to learn & understand. Great fun

Thank Moza H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

It's a small museum but it has lots of information about the Charnwood region. There are some hidden things that the kids will love.

Thank Gustavo E
Reviewed 9 July 2018

A lovely museum - and it's free. Lots of interesting, local exhibits and lovely, inexpensive gifts. There's also a great cafe.

Thank Karen_Ette_1
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Happened to be staying in the area and popped in for a look see. Really helpful staff who took time out to explain the history of the building. So while in Queens Park, well worth a visit.

Thank PaulFromRugby
Reviewed 19 June 2018

If you have a couple of hours two spare whilst in Loughborough take a stroll round the park, the gardens are well looked after. A children’s playing area and a bird Avery with a variety of parrots, canaries and other small birds. The icing on...More

Thank brianmalpas
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Spent a pleasant hour with my 6 year old granddaughter. There are numerous puzzles and hands on items to keep young minds engaged. Would recommend a visit.

Thank mccorkt
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

A great little museum, full of interest for all age groups. Nice cafe in the old boiler house. Staff were exceptional.

Thank Pete C
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Rueben-the-legend
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