Moira Furnace Museum and Country Park
An impressive iron-making blast furnace. Why not try a boat trip along Ashby Canal, a woodland walk or guided museum tour.
What makes it special
- Learn how this old furnace worked
- Relax or walk along the Ashby Canal
Opening Times (2019)
Museum and Boat season: Saturday 6th April - Sunday 27th October
School term times:
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 - 16:00
Saturday - Thursday (closed Friday): 11:00 - 16:00
For more information, please see our Facebook page.
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