Abington Park Museum

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  • Address: Abington Park Museum, Park Avenue South, Northampton, NN1 5LW, United Kingdom
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  • Timings: 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1604838110
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids, Exhibition

Situated inside the 15th century manor which was once home to Shakespeare’s granddaughter Elizabeth Bernard, the Abington Park Museum is one of the most visited museums in Northampton. The exhibits and artefacts housed here tell tales about the history of Northampton and of the Northamptonshire Regiment & Yeomanry along with many historic and contemporary leather designs. Exhibitions at the Abington Park Museum include: The Oak Room, an 18th century oak panelled room; A Victorian cabinet of curiosities Northamptonshire’s military history; at home and abroad 19th century fashion gallery Northampton life; and ‘From the Cradle to The Grave’ leathercraft gallery, a selection of historic leathercraft from around the world.

April - October

  • Bank Holiday Mondays: 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Open Tuesday - Sunday during Northamptonshire school holidays.

November - March

  • Open Tuesday - Sunday during Northamptonshire school holidays.

  • By Rented car/taxi.
  • By Bus: Derngate Centre bus stop (Bus: 23, 43)

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  • Abington Park Museum Address: Abington Park Museum, Park Avenue South, Northampton, NN1 5LW, United Kingdom
  • Abington Park Museum Contact Number: +44-1604838110
  • Abington Park Museum Timing: 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm
  • Abington Park Museum Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Abington Park Museum(preferred time): 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Abington Park Museum: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Northampton include Abington Park Museum in their plan

  • 91.94% of people start their Abington Park Museum visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Abington Park Museum

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

84.21% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Abington Park Museum

People normally club together 78 Derngate and All Saints Church while planning their visit to Abington Park Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • This is a wonderful museum to visit. However, Dogs not allowed,which can be difficult on one's own. They do supply fresh water at the door which is very thoughtful.

  • Having visited this museum periodically over the past 50 years, it appears to be a shadow of its former self - a little disappointing and uninspiring now. A few of the original exhibits still exist, but a lot of the rooms seem a bit empty, with little to engage with the younger visitors. There is scant evidence of any investment from the sale proceeds of the Egyptian artifact - possibly the only valuable asset in the collections. As this is currently the only museum open to the public, it does little to promote Northamoton's cultural heritage.

  • Great little museum (but bigger than you'd expect), got a bit of everything in it. Could easily spend an hour or two in there walking around.

  • Absolutely beautiful museum, shows most of Northamptons history in a piece of history, staff are friendly, is child friendly has interactive play areas for them

  • I went during the craft fair not a bad place for the history of northampton

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