Welcome to

Melton Carnegie Museum

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 16:30
Mondays & Sundays: Closed
FREE Admission

Thorpe End, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1RB
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Welcome to Melton Museum in Thorpe End

Seasonal Closing 2022/23

The museum will be open until 4.30pm on Friday 23rd December.

The museum will be closed from Saturday 24th December until Monday 16th January for maintenance and staff training and will re-open on Tuesday 17th January 2023.


Free School Visits

We are currently developing our educational offer and need schools to test out two of our new sessions. If you are interested in taking part, please contact us. To read more about the sessions, visit our schools visits page.


Our Exhibitions

20 Sep - 23 Dec

A photograph of an embroidered lace peacock

Melton Mowbray Lace and Needle Craft

A variety of locally-made examples of lacemaking.

24 Sep - 18 Feb

Mind Your Manors

Mind Your Manors

An exhibition by the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

About the Museum

Melton Museum traces the social and economic history of Melton and includes exhibitions on the town's world-renowned Stilton cheese and pork pie industries and the history of fox hunting.