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Online Treasure Hunt

Harborough Museum The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough

One of the things we are most proud of at Harborough Museum is the fantastic Hallaton Treasure. Although you cannot visit it at home, you can still read about it on our website, and now you can do a treasure hunt too! Download a copy of the Treasure Hunt from our Trail and Activities page…

Free

Grow your own Grass Head

Harborough Museum The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough

This half-term, spend some time outside and get creative. Download our simple guide and grow your own Grass Head - you can decorate it too! The guide tells you what you need to get started. Once you have finished your Grass Head, don't forgot to show it to us online.

Free

Digital Festival of Archaeology

Harborough Museum The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough

Join us for fantastic digital archaeology fun!

Free

Ask and Archaeologist Day online

Harborough Museum The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough

#AskAnArchaeologist – 15th July on Twitter #AskAnArchaeologist Day will be taking place on Twitter on 15th July. It is an official part of the Festival of Archaeology and is a chance for people from all over the world to ask archaeologists questions, and an opportunity for archaeologists to share their knowledge.   Helen Sharp, Curator…

Free

Nature explorers

Harborough Museum The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough

Enjoy outdoors and the sunshine! Harborough's beautiful countryside is full of nature. Download our nature explorer's pack, and see what you can discover in your garden or local park. Why not make a caterpillar puppet show, and create a colourful friendly caterpillar with our downloadable craft sheet.

Free

Victorian toy craft at home

Harborough Museum The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough

Harborough Museum is home to the Harborough toys, which were found hidden in the church of St Dionysius. Older toys were very different from toys today, as they were often made from wood or bone. Make your own Victorian toy, called a thaumatrope. This toy used an optical illusion to delight people. Follow the instructions…

Free

Muffin excavation activity

Harborough Museum The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough

To understand how careful archaeologist must be when they are excavating, have a go at excavating a blueberry (or whatever flavour you prefer) muffin. Imagine the muffin is the archaeological site and the bluberries are your finds. Download the Muffin Excavation activity sheet, and have a go!

Free

Opening hours

Wednesday-Friday: 10am-12.30pm, 2pm-4pm

Saturday: 10am-3.30pm

Sunday-Tuesday: Closed

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Tel: 0116 305 3627

Address: The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7LT

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