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Wonderful memorial Bells tower

Built to commemorate our local brave, deceased from WW I this wonderful tower complete with an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
RobGWalker
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
Amazing Place

We have small museums about the 1st and 2nd World Wars in the first two floors. The third floor we... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Gustavo E
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Due to a major refurbishment we will not be open during 2018. Work starts after Easter and should be finished by September. Remembrance Sunday will be as normal.
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Queens Park, Loughborough LE11 3DU, England
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+44 1509 263370
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built to commemorate our local brave, deceased from WW I this wonderful tower complete with an amazing, one-off, special musical instrument for playing the almost 50 bells!... You'll also see great WW I and WW II memorabilia as you make your way up the c.50...More

Thank RobGWalker
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a wonderful war memorial built by money donated by the public.Unfortunately it is under wraps until the autumn as it is having a face lift. I have been here before and it is wonderful inside where you can see the Carrollton bells which...More

Thank johnsaxtonward
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We have small museums about the 1st and 2nd World Wars in the first two floors. The third floor we can find a lady playing the 47 bells through cords. It's amazing. We can even choose some melodies from the books so she can play...More

Thank Gustavo E
Reviewed 1 May 2018

If you have an interest in WW1 & WW2 memorabilia then this is definitely worth a look. The volunteer guides are very knowledgeable about the artefacts. If you have the legs for it, then walk to the top for a great view over Loughborough.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Great History place to visit. Seeing as the Carillon is in my home town it’s wildly know land mark for Loughborough. Well worth a visit.

Thank Christian S
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Great little museum and observation for the carillon bells. Worth goin to watch the carillonneur play and climb up the tower. Also worth going on Remembrance Sunday to the service - huge numbers still gather for a moving service as poppies fall from the tower.

Thank Alison23lufbra
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Took my grandson to Queens park and saw the tower was open, so we popped in and it was a lovely surprise, approximately 130 steep steps to the top of the tower and was amazed at the bells (unfortunately they weren't operating) views from the...More

Thank keith g
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with the kids, I have lived in Loughborough for 45 years and have never ventured up the carillion until now. What can I say it was the best pound I have ever spent in Loughborough, kids go free and 381 steps later we were...More

Thank Forest1972
Mel G, Volunteer at Loughborough Carillon, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

So pleased you enjoyed the visit. 138 steps it is back to remedial maths for you.

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

The view from the top is well worth the £1 you pay to climb the stairs. It's a shame that today the doors to the rooms on the way up were all locked so didn't get to see a lot of it.

Thank P4127UGnicola
Mel G, Volunteer at Loughborough Carillon, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Glad you enjoyed the visit and I apologies for the locked rooms, the museum is run by volunteers and just occasionally there is no volunteer available.

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

I visited the Carillon with two young children. It was very interesting and beautifully located in Queen's Park which also has plenty to see and do in. The staff were very helpful and suggested we came back a little later as the organist was playing...More

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