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Harborough Museum

Introduction to Market Harborough and the district of Harborough

Canal Jug and Foxton Locks

Canal Jug and Foxton Locks

Narrowboats in the 19th century were commonly decorated with bold, colourful roses, castles and romantic landscapes.
Cattle Market Key (15)

Cattle Market Key (15)

On April 14th, 1903, the new cattle market was opened, and this silver key was presented.
Gloster-Whittle Prototype Jet Engine (5)

Gloster-Whittle Prototype Jet Engine (5)

The Gloster-Whittle jet engine was invented by Sir Frank Whittle.
Hallaton Bottle Kicking Dummy

Hallaton Bottle Kicking Dummy

“There are broken heads and ribs occasionally,” but people still have lots of fun!
Harborough Bank Notes

Harborough Bank Notes

Harborough’s first bank was opened on Tuesday 27th of December 1791 as the Bosworth & Inkersole Bank. 

 

With our thanks to Harborough Museum, Local Studies Research Volunteers.

Opening hours

Tuesday-Friday

10am-6pm

Saturday

10am-4pm

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Tel: 0116 305 3627

Address: The Symington Building, Adam and Eve Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7LT (Car Park: LE16 7XA)

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