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Our new Temporary Exhibition in the




Our present exhibition pays tribute to the importance of Ashby Cottage Hospital to the town for over 100 years. Photographs, newspaper articles, posters and booklets all show the value, dedication and hard work by the staff over that period. Those with stronger stomachs might like to view the instruments that were used to sustain and improve our health and comfort! There are even some shapely bedpans.
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The Archaeology of Tudor and Stuart Leicestershire and Rutland

A series of 6 lectures on the present state of knowledge of the archaeology of post-medieval Leicestershire 
by Peter Liddle MBE – former County Archaeologist for Leicestershire - on Tuesdays from 11 – 1pm at Ashby Museum, 
starting on May 12th.
Attend the whole course or just come to individual lectures
May 12th: Reformation and Dissolution
May 19th: Civil War and Dissent
May 26th: No lecture (half term)
June 2nd: Big houses and gardens
June 9th:  Villages and fields 
June 16th:  Leicester and the market towns
June 23rd: Industry, trade and communications
Price: £30 for the series or £6 per lecture (payable on the door).
Booking via Museum or e-mail   


Note the time change
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
2nd May 2015
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Adults £1               Children  50p         Senior Citizens 50p

Pre-booked organised education groups by negotiation

Free admission to holders of English Heritage Membership Cards or a valid admission ticket to Ashby Castle

Opening Times

Open throughout the year

Monday - Friday: 
11.00-1.00 and 2.00 - 4.00

10.00 - 2.00

please note the time change on Saturday

Personal Audio Guides available in English and French.

Excellent access for Disabled, toilet and nearby Pay and Display parking


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Antique Valuations Second Saturday of every month
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Room Hire

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Ashby-de-la-Zouch Museum,
North Street,
LE65 1HU

Telephone 01530 560090

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