Daventry Museum delves into the history of local industry and business

Part of the exhibition looking at Timken's involvement in Daventry
Part of the exhibition looking at Timken's involvement in Daventry

The tale of Daventry’s evolving business and manufacturing past will be on display at the town’s museum.

Daventry Museum will be open on Tuesday January 26 and Wednesday January 27 from 11.30am to 1.30pm.

The exhibition will feature major companies that located to Daventry such as British Timken, Stead & Simpson and existing businesses such as Cummins.

The displays will show how Daventry’s businesses, large and small, including butchers, grocers, hardware stores and pubs, have changed the face of Daventry over the years.

Daventry Museum is located in New Street, opposite the West Court car park.