The Zouche and Hastings Gallery retells the history of Ashby de la Zouch from ancient times up to the present day.
The Loudoun Gallery features permanent displays on aspects of Ashby's history and that of surrounding villages, as well as a rolling programme of temporary exhibitions. Please see below for information on our current and upcoming temporary exhibitions.
February and March 2019
Washington Shirley F.R.S., 5th Earl Ferrers: Admiral, Astronomer, Architect.
Local historian Irene Brightmer has put together this fascinating account of the man who restored the fortunes and esteem of the Ferrers family after the execution for murder of his older brother Lawrence.
April and May 2019
The Butterfly Hive
An exhibition by local artist Bali Love Jenkins inspired by the Museum's collection of butterflies , some of which will also be on display.
June and July 2019
"Finds from the Museum": An archaeological exhibition based on artefacts collected by or donated to Ashby Museum.
Our annual display and work shop using our archives to link up with the national focus on the country's archaeology.
August and September 2019
Nineteenth Century Education in Ashby and some surrounding villages.
Using school log books, reminiscences, exercise books and our large collection of school photographs, we appraise the development of education in the town and nearby villages.
"Picturing the Past": a selection of material from our photographic archive, together with some of the equipment used in taking them.
Our photographic archive contains some 3000 images
Many of these images can be viewed on the computer in the Loudoun Gallery and copies can be ordered from the museum
See what's changed in the town - and what hasn't
Come along to reminisce or be surprised. We'd love you to share your memories and your reactions with us
Please click here to see some sample pictures.
Please click here to see our calendar for 2019