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Situated on The Queens Park on Loughborough, the Carillon is a special building to commemorate those Loughborough men who gave their lives in WW1. There is a museum and it is possible to climb the stairs to the viewing gallery
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Highly recommended, but not for ignorant people.
During Remembrance Tide 2018, the Carillon Museum and Queen's Park were bedecked with moving tributes and poppies. We've been here many times, and more recently when it was being renovated. Comments about it 'glorifying war' are asinine; military...More
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
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
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
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.
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.
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