Moira Furnace Museum and Country Park
Average visit time – 2 hours
Things to do at Moira Furnace Museum and Country Park review
Moira Furnace is a 19th-century iron-making blast furnace in Moira, Leicestershire. It is now a museum set within a country park. You can enjoy walks along the canal or maybe take a boat trip on a narrowboat.
The blast furnace is a rare surviving example and it is still used today for workshops. The museum tells the story of iron-making and social history. There is also a children’s play area and a craft village which also houses the tearoom.
Other things to do including taking a walk in the ancient woodland, fishing and boat rides. The boat trips take you down the Ashby canal.
Covid 19: Due to current restrictions not everything will be open, or it may be open differently to normal, at the attraction that you are visiting. Please consult their social media accounts, give them a call or visit their website if you can’t find the information you are looking for.
FAQ and Further Information Moira Furnace Museum and Country Park
Address: Furnace Lane, Moira, Swadlincote DE12 6AT, Leicestershire, England. Phone: 01283 224667
Category – Museum and park – Indoors and Outdoors – Suitable for all ages
Is there food and drink available?
There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drink. You are welcome to bring a picnic to eat outdoors.
What are the main things to do?
A museum detailing the furnace and social history, play area, walks, fishing, boat trips along the canal. There are toilets and a cafe.
What are the ticket prices?
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE. The museum, play area and country park are free to visit. There is a charge for the boat trips.
Is there parking?
There is a free car park.
When are they open?
The park is open all year round, the museum has varied opening days and times. For up to date opening times please visit their website.
Dogs are welcome on a lead.
Are they accessible?
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