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Ashby de la Zouch Museum

North Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 1HU, England
+44 1530 560090
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Local history lesson

Took my two granddaughters aged 6 and 7 and spent a happy two hours as they learned about where we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fay H
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ashby de la zouch, United Kingdom
via mobile
Old fashioned town museum

Next to the town library is this charming, small museum depicting scenes from the history of the... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
kishere t
,
loughborough
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A small independent museum showcasing the history of Ashby & nearby villages, including temporary exhibitions, children's activities, talks, and lots more.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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North Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch LE65 1HU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my two granddaughters aged 6 and 7 and spent a happy two hours as they learned about where we live - the exhibits are great, the fact sheets easy to understand and there’s several quiz sheets that really made them look and explore the...More

Thank Fay H
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Next to the town library is this charming, small museum depicting scenes from the history of the town. There are photo-information boards about all the surrounding villages and artefacts from craftsmen and businesses that thrived in the town.

Thank kishere t
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice place lots to see and learn and lots if information I would recommend this place to others wishing to learn about the last century!

Thank Pam K
Rhian S, Social media manager at Ashby de la Zouch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2017

Hi Pam. Thanks so much for your review of the museum. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Popped into this lovely museum to find volunteers busy researching the heritage and history of Ashby de la Zouch for a future exhibition maybe. Such a fascinating town! There is a brilliant permanent display with a changing exhibition too. The current theme is of childhood...More

Thank kathy b
Rhian S, Social media manager at Ashby de la Zouch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thanks for your review Kathy, we are so pleased to know that you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 19 July 2017

We had been trying for ages to visit this little gem, our previous encounter with it being over 25 years ago. Do devote a good hour at least to your visit as there is quite a lot to see. Helpful and knowledgeable staff greet you....More

Thank JANET B
Rhian S, Social media manager at Ashby de la Zouch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hi Janet. Thank you very much for your wonderfully detailed review of the museum. We're so pleased that you got here at last and enjoyed your visit! We hope to welcome you back before the next 25 years have passed.

Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is a great little museum, full of loacal history as you would expect. The staff are excellent and happy to share their knowledge and the displays are really well presented. There is also a good range of local history books as well as others...More

Thank Jean S
Rhian S, Social media manager at Ashby de la Zouch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hi Jean. Thanks so much for your review. It's always good to hear from satisfied visitors. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Shares the same building on North Street as the local library with easy access to a car park. Small but well presented and maintained museum of local history. The museum is rather cramped and there is a lot packed in to a small space, but...More

1  Thank Grrzzz
Rhian S, Social media manager at Ashby de la Zouch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Hi Mike. Thanks for leaving your review here. Sounds like you got a lot out of your visit to the museum. We do update our displays and exhibitions regularly, so please do remember us again when you are in the area.

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Having visited the castle we followed up with a visit to the museum. Free entry if you have paid for the castle or £1 entrance without. The museum is very small and only contains local artefacts and information however it has been well set up...More

1  Thank Kelly W
Rhian S, Social media manager at Ashby de la Zouch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Hi Kelly. Thanks so much for taking the time to write your review - we really do appreciate it. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and warm welcome. I will be sure to pass on your thanks to Fred.

Reviewed 28 March 2017

Having never been to the museum before but keen to learn about local heritage, we popped into the museum. I volunteer in a local history museum and so we keen to see how it was done here. The interpretation is well done and offers a...More

Thank rwparkinson
Rhian S, Social media manager at Ashby de la Zouch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2017

Hi there. Thanks so much for leaving your review here. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to us and were able to take advantage of our volunteers' vast local knowledge. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Reviewed 16 November 2016

We visited simply because it had started to rain and there isn't much to do in Ashby town centre. We didn't expect much and to be honest we didn't get much apart from a load of hassle from the two pensioners manning the desk. Firstly...More

Thank NS57
Rhian S, Social media manager at Ashby de la Zouch Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2017

Hello. First of all, I want to apologise for the delayed response. Secondly, I would like to apologise for your less than perfect visit to us in November. We take pride in our small museum and in ensuring all our guests have an informative, engaging...More

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