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Daventry Museum

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Daventry Museum is located on the ground floor of the Town Council Offices at 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT. The museum is operated by Daventry Town Council and supported by a team of volunteers.

Daventry museum is an accredited museum in the centre of Daventry, providing a friendly and welcoming space for people to share stories and learn about Daventry's rich past.

Permanent displays feature the town's ancient charters, weights and measures, mayoral regalia, Roman mosaic floor fragment as well as artefacts relating to the BBC's history on Borough Hill.

Alongside permanent displays, visitors will be able to see three temporary exhibitions throughout the year. See below for more details.

The museum is family friendly and children can interact with museum objects in the 'Explorer Corner' and do fun activities such as colouring in, object hunts and quizzes.

The museum re-opened on Tuesday 18th May 2021 in line with government guidelines relating to Covid-19.

Admission: Free

Opening Hours: 9.30am – 1.30pm Tuesday to Friday and the first Saturday of the month 10.00am - 4.00pm

Tel: 01327 301246


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Latest Exhibitions

For the latest events being held at the museum please visit their Daventry Museum - What's On Page.

Virtual Victorians exhibition advert

Pick up an Edible England Town Trail sheet from the Museum, any participating venue, or download it here and take a leisurely stroll around the town. Enter the competition (open to those 15 years and under) by dropping it into the museum or emailing it to

Sophie Good

Development & Liaison Officer

Daventry Town Council

01327 301246

Last updated: Fri, 10 Sep 2021 10:04