Daventry Museum

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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 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.

Daventry Museum is a fascinating social history museum with regularly changing exhibitions and programme of events.

Supported by a team of invaluable volunteers and funded by Daventry Town Council, this cultural hub is where people meet to share stories and learn about Daventry's rich history whilst also shaping the continuing history of the town.

Photo of Museum building outside

Opening Hours & Location

Admission: Free

Opening Hours:

  • Tuesday to Friday: 9.30am – 1.30pm
  • First Saturday of the month: 10.00am - 4.00pm

Seasonal Opening Times 2022/2023:

The museum will close at 4.00pm on Saturday 3rd December 2022 and reopen on Saturday 14th January 2023 from 10:00am to 4.00pm with the newly installed exhibition on the archaeology of Borough Hill.

Location: located on the ground floor of the Town Council Offices at 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT.

Disabled Access: The Museum occupies a historic building which has three steps at the front. Level access is available at the rear of the building via Church Walk - please ring the bell and we will be happy to help.

Tel: 01327 301246

Email: museum@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk

More information: please visit the Daventry Museum Website.

Latest Exhibitions

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

BBC Centenary Exhibition

Sophie Good

Development & Liaison Officer

Daventry Town Council

01327 301246

Last updated: Sat, 05 Nov 2022 11:48