Market Hall Museum

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Warwick, Warwickshire

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Market Hall Museum is a 17th century landmark in the heart of Warwick, the county town of Warwickshire. Recently refurbished, the museum tells the story of Warwickshire, and how the shifting natural, built and human landscapes have shaped the county. Exhibits include the Sheldon Tapestry, Warwickshire Museum bear and dinosaur, Live Beehive, and more. Our new family-friendly café aims to enhance your visit to Warwick. Our varied menu includes locally sourced cakes, teas and coffees.

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Market Hall Museum
Market Place, WARWICK, Warwickshire, CV34 4SA

About The area

Discover Warwickshire

The sparkle of sunlight on a gentle river as it meanders through beautiful countryside; the reflections of sailing boats on a lake; relaxing with a pint in the garden of an old English pub in a picturesque village; brightly coloured narrow boats making their way through a flight of lock gates; the imposing silhouette of an historic castle. These are the scenes that make Warwickshire a delight. 

There may be few seriously high hills in this fertile plain, but it is an area full of attractive walking in rolling countryside, blessed with a fascinating history and wonderful places and buildings to visit. This is Shakespeare’s county, and the footprint of the famous Bard appears almost everywhere. He was born and brought up around the beautiful Warwickshire town of Stratford-upon-Avon, and many of his plays draw upon his own experiences in the area.

Warwickshire has a history that embraces the Civil War, castles and large country houses are scattered over the county. Warwick Castle is the home of the Earl of Warwick, Kenilworth Castle was a stronghold for lords and kings of England in the 11th and 12th centuries, and so the list goes on.

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