Hello I'm Hugh, welcome to Hinckley and District Museum, which is located in 17th century framework knitters cottages in historic Hinckley, the cradle and home of the hosiery trade, in the heart of England. On our website you will find details of our building and of our wonderful exhibits. You will also find details of the location of the museum, our opening times and how to contact us. Thank you for your interest in Hinckley Museum, we hope you enjoy using our website.
Welcome to the website of Hinckley & District Museum. Here you will be able to find out about our building, what to see when you visit, and details of our events throughout the season.
We are working on a project to record the reminiscences of workers and managers in the local hosiery industry. Please get in touch via the Contact Us page if you would like to be involved.
Opening hours Open between Easter Monday and the end of October on Saturdays 10am – 4pm. Sundays 2pm – 5pm. Bank Holiday Mondays 10am – 4pm. Mondays in August (which are not Bank Holidays) 11am – 3pm. Last admission is 30 minutes before closing. Open for group visits, during the season, on any day by appointment.
Adults 50p Children 25p Minimum charge for group visit is £10.