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Please go to our Visit page to find out what you need to know before making a trip to the museum.
If you have any queries then please do phone us on 01327 301246 or email: [email protected]
The museum will be celebrating the BBC’s centenary this year with a commemorative exhibition about the BBC and its impact on Daventry. Find out more by clicking the following link – A Centenary of Sights & Sounds Exhibition.
As part of the BBC’s 100th Birthday celebrations, the third and final Doctor Who special will air this autumn, with a new, 14th Doctor being revealed. To celebrate, Daventry Museum will be holding a small display of Doctor Who items, alongside our BBC Centenary Exhibition. If you have a Doctor Who Collection you would like to lend, please contact the Museum Officer by calling 01327 301246 or emailing [email protected]
👑 In celebration of The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year, Daventry Museum is holding a special, commemorative Jubilee display marking The Queen’s 70 year reign. As part of the exhibition we also have a 𝗙𝗥𝗘𝗘 𝗖𝗵𝗶𝗹𝗱𝗿𝗲𝗻'𝘀 𝗧𝗿𝗮𝗶𝗹! 👑
Simply pop-in to the Museum and collect a FREE Children's Activity Sheet and find all the Jubilee themed pictures hiding in and around the displays.
𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲: Daventry Museum, 3 New Street, Daventry, NN11 4BT
𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲𝘀: Open Tuesday - Friday from 9.30am - 1.30pm and Saturday 6th August from 10am - 4pm
𝗘𝗻𝘁𝗿𝘆: FREE entry and Family Friendly...
🕘 A great time was had at the recent Time Capsule Competition Event held at Orbit Homes' flagship development in Daventry, Micklewell Park.
🎨 The collaborative event organised by Orbit Homes, Daventry Town Council and ourselves, invited the winners of the competition, who drew imaginative pictures of what they thought life might be like in 100 years' time, to bury their winning designs in the sealed time capsule to be left until 2122.
🏆 The competition winner was; Year Five student, Eloise Long, at Danetre and Southbrook Learning Village (DSLV), and the runners up were; Year Six student, Gracjan Domanski, from DSLV and Year Two pupil, Jesse Goodwin, from St. James Infant School.
🕘 The event saw Eloise and Gracjan bury the time capsule alongside; Mayor of Daventry, Cllr. Malcolm Ogle; Gary Round, Construction Director, Orbit Homes; Colin Dean, Sales & Marketing Director, Orbit Homes; Helen Moore, Group Director of Orbit Homes and Louis Brooker, Project Manager, Orbit Homes....
We are very excited to shortly launch a 𝗗𝗼𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿 𝗪𝗵𝗼 𝗗𝗶𝘀𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘆 in the shop display area of the museum. The small exhibit will showcase items and merchandise from the much loved TV series and will run from Saturday 3rd September - Saturday 3rd December.
Should you have Doctor Who related items which you would like to be featured in the display also, we would LOVE to hear from you.
Please visit our 𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭’𝐬 𝐎𝐧 page link for further info ⬇️
It was great to have Mayor of Daventry, Cllr. Malcolm Ogle visit the museum on our Saturday Open Day.
Malcom, as pictured with his consort Anne Ogle, enjoyed the brilliant Time Capsule Competition entries on display. He had earlier that day attended the Time Capsule Event at Micklewell Park, where he met the competition winners and helped celebrate the time capsule burial on the new development site in Daventry.
We loved being a part of the historical competition and event and thank everyone who entered and was a part of it....
Everyone is welcome to join in the history making celebrations with free refreshments for all!
Full Info ➡️ www.eventbrite.com/e/time-capsule-competition-event-tickets-338773208787
ALSO the museum will be open too and in celebration of the event will have all the competition entries on display alongside historic information of the site as well. Pop along anytime between 10am - 4pm....