Carillon & War Memorial and Leicestershire Yeomanry Museum

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Queens Park Granby Street
LE11 3DU

Loughborough Carillon Tower & War Memorial was built after WW1 to commemorate the men of the town who gave their lives. Unique in Britain, it is the only purpose built carillon tower. Set within the beautiful Queen's Park the tower is also home to a museum, 3 rooms packed with military memorabilia. Including one room dedicated to the Leicestershire Yeomanry. Climb the 138 steps, past the 47 bells and you are out onto the balcony with fantastic views across Loughborough

Further information

Opening Hours:

Opening: Every day (except Monday) 1pm till 4.30pm from Good Friday until 30th September. Recitals are held every Thursday & Sunday during our Open Season and on the first Thursday of the month during the closed season. Guided tours can be arranged throughout the year.


Museum is free. To climb to the balcony: Adults £1.00. No charge for seniors and children. (Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult to climb to the balcony due to Health & Safety restrictions).

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Shop
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas

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