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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Decorative and Applied Arts Collection
The collection includes approx. 4,100 items excluding furniture: English, European and North African ceramics; glass; metalwork; enamels; oriental collection. The greatest strength is the fine collections of British & Oriental ceramics given early this century by 5 private collectors.
  • 5000 objects
Local significance and international interest
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Not Specific
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Location Details

Northampton Museum and Art Gallery
Guildhall Road Northampton Northamptonshire NN1 1DP United Kingdom
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01604 838111
01604 238720 
Visiting Information
The museum is open Monday to Saturday 10am - 5pm Sunday 2pm - 5pm.
The museum is located in the centre of Northampton. It is fully accessible with a lift to all floors. Other facilities include: Induction loop, Accessible toilets and Baby changing facilities. Assistance dogs are welcome.
Collections Overview
The collections generally relate to the history of the local area, and contain a significant amount of material relating to the local shoe and boot making industry. In addition to this is a significant collection of Italian art, and British and Oriental ceramics.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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  • Museum.
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