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image for Group Visits item typeInformation for Group Visits at John Taylor Bellfoundry Museum

  • Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum

Group Visits, £1.75-£8

LEICS & RUTLAND HERITAGE FORUM

Contact

Mary Barrass

01509 212241

Address

Freehold Street,
Loughborough,
Leicestershire,
LE11 1AR

Details

Part of the world's largest working bellfoundry. The museum shows the craft techniques of moulding, casting, tuning and the fitting up of bells.

Coach park: Nearby

Drop off: Across the road from entrance

Driver: Free admission

Visit hrs: 2

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shop

Disabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Visitors using a wheelchair can access the ground floor area and all of the works tour. "The upper floor requires negotiation of a staircase. Visitors should note that the tour takes over an hour with standing involved." (from John Taylor website). Translations in other European languages can be accommodated, please ask for details.

Opening details

Group visits must book in advance. Open some Saturdays - phone for details. Occasional evening or Sunday tours available (please phone for details).

Prices

Tour and museum: Adults £8.00; children £4.00 Minimum charge of £80 during museum opening hours (10am - 3.30pm) Tuesday to Friday or £100 (minimum charge) outside museum opening hours - WHICHEVER IS THE GREATER

Maximum number of people in group is 50 - no minimum number (see above charges).


Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Visitors using a wheelchair can access the ground floor area and all of the works tour. "The upper floor requires negotiation of a staircase. Visitors should note that the tour takes over an hour with standing involved." (from John Taylor website). Translations in other European languages can be accommodated, please ask for details.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 541197  Lat: 52.77299 Long: -1.19847

Accessed via the A6 to Queens Road. Freehold Street is off Queens Road

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 1.6 km from Loughborough station