Northampton Museum and Art Gallery

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Northampton Museum and Art Gallery


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Northampton Museum and Art Gallery

About Northampton Museum and Art Gallery

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery is a large museum and art gallery located in the town centre of Northampton, England. The museum has a vast collection of exhibits and artifacts spanning many centuries and covering a wide range of themes, including local history, natural history, art, and culture. Some of the museum’s most notable exhibits include the Northamptonshire Boot and Shoe Collection, which features over 12,000 shoes and shoe-related items, and the town’s Roman history, including a display of Roman pottery and other artifacts.

The museum also has a collection of fine art, including works by famous artists such as J.M.W. Turner and Thomas Gainsborough. In addition to the exhibits, the museum hosts a range of events and activities throughout the year, including talks, workshops, and family-friendly activities. The museum is free to enter and is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike, offering a fascinating insight into the history and culture of Northamptonshire.

Visit the website by scanning the QR code below:

01604 838111

How to get here

4-6 Guildhall Road, Northampton, NN1 1DP

Green travel options:

By bus

Northampton is served by bus services into the town centre. North Gate Bus Station is located at Bradshaw Street, NN1 3B2.

By train

Northampton Railway Station is located at Black Lion Hill, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 1SP.

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