Our online shop also has a selection of books to help you decide where to visit or familiarise yourself with our city and county before you travel. We also have a range of gifts and souvenirs available to buy online - take a look and see what is on offer.
Please note that there are bank charges applied to your order if you use a credit card to pay for your goods but there is NO CHARGE when using a debit card.
In any history of Coal Mining the invention of the Safety lamp must be seen as a major scientific breakthrough. Until Sir Humphrey Davy invented his safety lamp in 1815 the main form of lighting came from candles, the naked flames of which caused many explosions.
The Bosworth Boar has been voted joint first as the the Most Popular Museum Object in Leicestershire. Buy this replica badge made from pewter. A fabulously detailed replica of the silver gilded boar badge, found at Bosworth in September 2009.
A ceramic mug with the words "Ey Up Mi Duck", a traditional Leicestershire and East Midlands saying meaning "hello there"! It features the words on both sides of the mug.
Available in blue or pink.