Exhibitions 2019

World War Two – The People’s War

Exhibition commemorating 80 years since the start of World War Two

Opens Saturday 7th September to Saturday 7th December

Opening times: Tuesday to Friday from 9.30am to 1.30pm and every first Saturday of the month from 10am to 4pm.

Women’s Volunteer Service personnel packing parts of Bren Guns for the Armed Forces 1940-1943, Market Square, Daventry.














Exhibitions 2020

The Battle of Naseby and Daventry’s part in the Civil War

Daventry Museum is working in partnership with the Naseby Battlefield Project to put on this exciting new exhibition, in the run up to the 375th Anniversary of the Battle of Naseby in June 2020.


Events 2019

Spooky Stanzas for Creepy Kids

Scary rhymes and horrid verse this October 31st!

Thursday 31st October 2019 at 5pm – 6pm (taking place during the national event, Museums At Night) https://museumsatnight.org.uk/

Daventry Museum, 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT

Don’t Go into the Cellar return to the museum with interactive theatre for all the family to enjoy!

“Here where the werewolves howl is where this Hallowe’en begins!

Gather, little ghouls and boys, and spread your tiny bat-like wings!

Zombies, ghosts and vampires too! Witches cackle, black cats sing

some spooky songs! Sit down a spell, to see what Hallowe’en-time brings!”

Booking required: Please call 01327 301246 or email museum@daventrytowncouncil.gov.uk to reserve your free place. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment!

A Halloween themed fancy dress competition will take place for children attending the show, so make sure you dress to impress!


















Finds Days 2019-2020


















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