Plan your visit

Admission to Harborough Museum is free and we are a Visit England Quality Assured Visitor Attraction. Our opening hours are Tuesday to Friday 10am – 6pm; Saturday 10am – 4pm


The museum is located on the first floor of The Symington Building, which also includes Market Harborough Library, adult learning, and registration service.

If you have any questions or need help during your visit, a member of our friendly team will be able to help you.

The Symington Building has the following facilities:

  • Pay and display car parks. The closest car parks are Symington Way and Fox Yard for the closest accessible entrance 
  • Concierge for information and directions
  • Café and ice cream parlour
  • Toilets including accessible toilet 

Access information

Detailed information can be found in the accessibility guide for Harborough Museum.

  • Wheelchair and Class 2 scooter accessibility and lift to first floor. Class 3 scooters are not allowed on upper floors
  • Chairs are available throughout the museum, including portable folding chairs
  • Low counters are available
  • Assistance dogs are allowed on the first floor
  • A hearing loop is installed at the Help Desks of the museum and library


Floorplan and 10 things to see

We have produced a special leaflet showing the floorplan of Harborough Museum and Market Harborough Library, which highlights 10 things to do on your visit. You can collect a copy during your visit, or download one to view in advance.

Download the Floorplan and 10 Things To See leaflet


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