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Manor House Museum Local History Collection

The Museum exhibits items that were made or used within the geographical area of Kettering; the current size of this collection is thought to total around 25,000 artefacts!

Local History Displays

- Agriculture

- Boot and Shoe Industry

- Town Life

- Fossils

- Archaeology

Access to the Collections

Not all of the collection is on display at one time as there are far too many exhibits to fit inside the Museum.

Some of the Museum collections can be accessed for research purposes on request.

Plese contact the Museum for further details, as notice is required for this.

Roots Database

Roots is an image database that can be used to search the museum's archaeological collection.

Visit the online database.

Project Kettering

Project Kettering is a community website, set up to capture the memories of those who live in Kettering and explore local history.

Visit the Project Kettering page.

Boot and SHoe
Boot & Shoe
William Knibb
Shoes in the museum
Town Life

Get in touch with Kettering Borough Council

Email: customerservices@kettering.gov.uk. Telephone: 01536 410333.

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