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Abington Park Museum
Park Avenue South,Abington Park Museum

Telephone: 01604 838110
Email: museums@northampton.gov.uk

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Overview of collections

The collections focus on costume, ceramics, the Northamptonshire Regiment and social history.

Overview of how collections are displayed

The displays include an oak paneled room as it would have appeared in the 18th century. A victorian cabinet of curiosities, the story of the Northamptonshire Regiment, a 19th century fashion gallery, a gallery telling the story of the people of Northampton and a leathercraft gallery displaying a selection of leathercrafts from around the world.
Collection Descriptions
Costume and Textiles Collection (Abington Park Museum)
The collection contains over 5,000 items, the largest section is women’s dresses 1770-1970.
Decorative and Applied Arts Collection (Abington Park Museum)
Collection includes furniture and English, European and North African ceramics; glass; metalwork; enamels; oriental c...
Military Collection (Abington Park Museum)
The collection tells the story of the Northamptonshire Regiment. \'Was your grandfather a soldier\' - plus interactiv...
Social History Collection (Abington Park Museum)
Social history collections cover community life, civic affairs, working life, industrial processes and the full range...

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