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August 2019

Harborough at War

August 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Harborough Airfield, Gallowfield Road
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7QB United Kingdom
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£5 – £10
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Harborough Museum will be taking part in Harborough at War, organised by Harborough Live Events, on Saturday 3rd August, 2019! Harborough at War is a World War II, 1940s centered war re-enactment, and living history spectacular! Based at Market Harborough Showground, a former World War II airfield, this is the first event of its kind for the area taking place on the 3rd and 4th August 2019. Come and visit us at the event to learn all about Harborough's role…

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September 2019

Museum Minis: Tudor Explorers

September 6, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Harborough Museum, The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7LT United Kingdom
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Free
An imagined map

A brand-new session using stories, touch and smell to learn about history.

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October 2019

Museum Minis: Spooky Harborough

October 4, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Market Harborough Library, The Symington Building, Adam & Eve Street
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7LT United Kingdom
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Free
A cartoon drawing of a haunted house

In October, get ready for Halloween early with Spooky Harborough, a special trail and storytelling.

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November 2019

Museum Minis: Fantastic Fossils

November 1, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Market Harborough Library, The Symington Building, Adam & Eve Street
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7LT United Kingdom
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Free

Our regular under-5s session using stories, touch and smell to learn about history.

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Polish Post-War Community display

November 5, 2019 - November 30, 2019
Harborough Museum, The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7LT United Kingdom
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Free
Poster for the Polish community exhibition, featuring an eagle emblem.

The Polish community has been part of Leicestershire’s social, cultural and economic history for over 65 years. This display explores how this community was established after being forced to leave Poland during the Second World War. Visit Harborough Museum and Market Harborough Library to view this special display in the atrium area, from the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

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December 2019

Christmas Crafts

December 3, 2019 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Harborough Museum, The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7LT United Kingdom
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£1
Christmas event 2019 poster

Join us for Christmas crafts and trail around the museum and library.

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Museum Minis: Food

December 6, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Market Harborough Library, The Symington Building, Adam & Eve Street
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7LT United Kingdom
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Free
A poster for Museum Minis in December 2019, featuring Christmas puddings

Our regular session for under-5s using stories, touch and smell to learn about history.

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January 2020

Museum Minis: Toys

January 10 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Harborough Museum, The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7LT United Kingdom
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Free
Museum Minis toys event poster

Harborough Museum and Market Harborough Library arerunning free monthly sessions for two to five year olds, which will offer a fun way to learn through crafts and storytelling. Museum Minis is a free event from 10.30am on the first Friday of every month in the Museum’s Story Place. Tiny museum-goers will get the chance to learn something about what’s in the museum through a story, touch, smell and a craft session. Learn all about old toys, the famous Harborough Toys…

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Researcher in residence

January 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until March 3, 2020

Harborough Museum, The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7LT United Kingdom
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Free
A row of leather-bound volumes on topics including 'The History of Market Harborough' and Nicholls's 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester'

Join our researcher in residence, and use the Local Studies resources.

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Wriggly Readers

January 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

Market Harborough Library, The Symington Building, Adam & Eve Street
Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7LT United Kingdom
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Free
A photograph of young children enjoying stories.

Story and rhyme time for under-5s

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Opening hours

Tuesday - Friday: 10am to 6pm

Saturday: 10am to 4pm

Sunday - Monday: Closed

Free entry


Contact details

Tel: 0116 305 3627

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

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