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Brampton Museum

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Welcome to Brampton Museum

Set in the beautiful Brampton Park, we are a welcoming and lively museum where there is always something interesting to see and do. We have a number of galleries featuring collections which tell the story of Newcastle-under-Lyme and its people from the Roman invasion onwards. Firm favourites are our amazing Victorian street scene with its life-sized shops evoking an era of great prosperity in the town and our toy gallery full of bears, dolls and toys from years gone by.

There is a programme of temporary exhibitions to suit all tastes including fine art, social history, crafts and a popular family-focussed show during the summer months.

Our exciting schools’ programme is popular and uses our collections to educate and entertain.

We collect and care for objects which illustrate our past. More information about our collections can be found on our collections page.


Summer: 27 March 2016 - 29 October 2016

Monday to Saturday - 10am to 5.30pm
Sunday - 2pm to 5.30pm

Winter: 30 October 2016 - 25 March 2017

Monday to Saturday - 10am to 4.30pm
Sunday - 1pm to 4.30pm

Please note:

We are open on bank holiday Mondays from 11am to 5pm.
We are closed on Good Friday.
We are closed over the Christmas period from 24 December to 1 January.

Admission is free (donations are welcome)


Brampton Museum, Brampton Park, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 0QP. 01782 619705



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