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Harborough Museum - Events, opening times and location.  Entry is free.



The purpose of this website is to encourage people who know Market Harborough to store their memories of things that are there no more.



Leicestershire Industrial History Society: To encourage the study and recording of the industrial past of Leicestershire.




The Aerofilms collection of aerial photographs from 1919 - 1953.

View four photos of Harborough from the air on 11 April 1926.  Click here



Ashby de la Zouch Museum - all things historical in north-west Leicestershire.



Desborough Industrial Heritage and the Desborough Co-operative Society history until WW1.



WORLD WAR ONE Men of Market Harborough



The Leicestershire Archaeological and Historical Society:



Market Harborough Movie Makers - documentary films of local interest.



Great Bowden Heritage & Archaeology




A wonderful facility provided by the National library of Scotland (NLS) to compare old and new maps and aerial views alongside each other. The example link shows Springfield Street area of Harborough.



Numerous useful links for the general researcher.  Excellent resource for Cambridgeshire history.



BALH - British Association For Local History




Local News


Something to Bragg about




Special Events





Cotesbach Educational Trust

Friday-Saturday 9-10 June: Len Holden’s Play -  “Captain Pouch’s Dream”

Full details (downloadable .pdf file) here










    As you may know the Sunday Telegraph is running a public vote to determine the nation’s favourite Treasure find of the 20 years since the Treasure Act came passed into law.


    We are delighted that two of Leicestershire’s important Treasure finds have made it to the Telegraph’s short list of 20 stunning and historically important finds.


    The two Leicestershire finds are the Bosworth Boar and the Hallaton Treasure.


    Obviously the Hallaton Treasure has a tremendous importance for the Harborough Museum, for Hallaton and for the area. We’d be grateful if you could let the MHHS Committee and any members that you can contact by email know about the vote  which they can do on line following this link. We are promoting the vote at the Symington Building, on the web site and through our social media feeds.


    Please spread the news and get as many people voting as you can!


    The voting closes on 15th May 2017”


    Many thanks for your support,

    Tim Savage

    Market Town Museums Officer,

    Harborough Museum.