Melton Carnegie Museum tells the story of Melton through varied and fascinating collections about shops and trades, rural life, the history of foxhunting, archaeology and painting the town red.

A long-case clock

We have a small archive of maps, photographs, Trade Directories and other resources relating to the area. In addition we hold material relating to the history of fox hunting, including hunt diaries, articles, magazines and books.

We are always happy to help you with your research but if you have a detailed enquiry, please contact the Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland by visiting their website or phoning them on 0116 257 1080.

For photographs of Melton Mowbray, surrounding villages and other places in Leicestershire please visit the Image Leicestershire website.