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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Science and Industry Collection
The collection contains mining objects from Measham and neighbouring pits, plus an 1806 bank note from the Burton and Measham Bank.
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Location Details

Measham Museum
High Street Measham Leicestershire DE12 7HZ United Kingdom
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01530 273956
01530 273986 
Collections Overview
The collection consists of artifacts, photographs, ephemera and items illustrative of the life of the people and industries of Measham and the surrounding villages of Donisthorpe and Oakthorpe from pre-history to the present day. The core collection consists of artefacts and documents preserved by the late Dr Jack Hart.
Display Overview
The permanent displays include examples of Measham Ware Pottery, a collection of mining artifacts, and the Hart collection. Artefacts, pictures ,letters and documents gathered by father and son local doctors, providing an insight into local health care over nearly 100 years.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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  • Museum.
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