Harborough Museum

Plan your visit

Plan your visit

Admission to Harborough Museum is free.

The Museum is part of Symington 1, a cultural hub including library, adult learning, museum and registration service situated on the first floor of The Symington Building.

The Symington Building has the following facilities:

  • Pay and display car parks. The closest car parks are Symington Way and Fox Yard for disabled visitors (additional information)
  • Concierge for information and directions
  • Café and ice cream parlour
  • Toilets including disabled toilet

Opening Times

Harborough Museum is open Tuesday to Friday, 10am to 6pm and on Saturdays from 10am to 4pm

The museum is closed on Sundays and Mondays

Access information

  • Wheelchair and Class 2 scooter accessibility and lift to first floor. Class 3 scooters are not allowed on upper floors.
  • Low counters are available
  • Assistance dogs are allowed on the first floor
  • A hearing loop is installed

Symington 1

The Museum and Library is Dementia Friendly and we welcome people with disabilities. There are browser areas with seats and tables, an interactive floor for children and toilet facilities on the same floor.

Staff assistance is also available.

Latest News

Fire Station display

Fire Station display

See the story of Market Harborough Fire Station, free from October 17!

Fothergill’s cookery book

Fothergill’s cookery book

Market Harborough’s famous and eccentric inn keeper



Read about the 4,000 year old beaker basket ornaments

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