Museum of Leathercraft

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Museum of Leathercraft


The world story of leather.

Museum of Leathercraft

Museum of Leathercraft

About Museum of Leathercraft

The Museum of Leather Craft is a small, specialist museum located in Northampton, England. The museum showcases the history and craft of leatherworking, which has been a significant industry in Northamptonshire for centuries. The museum’s collection includes a wide range of leather artifacts, tools, and equipment, as well as displays on the history of the local leather industry.

Visitors can see examples of traditional leatherworking techniques, such as hand-stitching and leather carving, and learn about the different types of leather used for different purposes. The museum also offers hands-on workshops where visitors can learn leatherworking skills and create their own leather items, such as belts or wallets. The Museum of Leathercraft is a unique and interesting destination for anyone interested in the history and craft of leatherworking. It offers an educational and interactive experience that is suitable for visitors of all ages.

Visit the website by scanning the QR code below:

01604 745681

How to get here

Floor 2, Grosvenor Centre, Union Street, Northampton, NN1 2EW

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