Hinckley & District Museum, 30 Lower Bond Street, Hinckley LE10 1QU
01455 251218 [open days only]

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  • Cottage garden Sit and admire the beautifully planted garden
  • Tearoom Open in 2024 with a choice of Fairtrade drinks and snacks, garden seating (weather permitting) also available in the summer months
  • Souvenir shop Postcards, souvenirs and local history publications
  • Unisex toilet (not disabled access)
  • Wheelchair access to ground floor only
  • Public pay-and-display car park adjacent to the museum, free on Sundays
  • A full Access Statement is available to download as a pdf


The shop contains a wide range of items that make great gifts or mementos for children and adults alike.

In addition the following publications are available in the shop or by post:

  • The Hinckley Historian. £2.00. Annual subscription [2 issues] £6 including post and packing.
  • Hinckley & District Hospital: a centenary history. H A Beavin. £2 . [£3 including post and packing]
  • Lady Byron and Earl Shilton. David Herbert. £7.50 . [£10 including post and packing]
  • The life and times of George Ward of Barwell (1879 - 1951). David Herbert. £12 . [£15 including post and packing]
  • Cab and coach. Gregory Drozdz. £2.50 . [£4 including post and packing]
  • The Museum Cottages: an illustrated guide. £2 [£3 including postage and packing]

Cheques to be made payable to Hinckley and District Museum and sent to the museum address.



The cosy tearoom, staffed by volunteers, is the ideal place to relax with a cup of Fairtrade tea or coffee, or a soft drink and try something from a range of cakes, biscuits and other snacks.