Museum Of Leathercraft

New IMOLC website!

We are proud to announce the launch of our new website. To go with this fresh and exciting development we have become IMOLC (The International Museum of…read more »

Sep, 17 · in Featured,The Future
Volunteer with us…

Volunteer with us…

The museum is currently looking for support – if you have time to offer and are interested in museums or leather we would love to hear from…read more »

Heritage Lottery Fund

    The Museum of Leathercraft is delighted to announce that it has been successful with a bid for a Heritage Lottery Fund grant of £78,000 combined…read more »

Jul, 18

The founding of Carthage – Dido’s ingenious use of leather

Elissa and the Founding of Carthage (Dido Building Carthage) by J. M. W. Turner 1815 Down to this place they came, where soon you will see the…read more »

Jul, 17

a lady of leather…


Jun, 11


Astronomical telescope, exterior covered with gold tooled green morocco, draw-tubes covered with green vellum, probably English, 17th century.    

Jul, 24


Summer & Autumn Workshops at Northampton Town Museum   Leather Stamping Workshops Come along and make your own unique genuine leather key fob, coaster, wristband or bookmark…read more »

May, 06

The Future

Many of the more enlightening aspects of running the Museum of Leathercraft are the delight and surprise at making new discoveries within the Collection, and working with…read more »

May, 26

Museum of Leathercraft Loans

          SADDLER’S HALL no. ref. Candle Lantern ref no: 132.50 Bucket Hatcase no. ref. Leather Jug with handle ref no: D.25. 1966.83 Wine…read more »

Mar, 27

Chicken skin glove

Limerick chicken skin gloves, cream edged at the wrist with silk, finely stitched, made of chicken skin and calf leather, early 19th century and glove of ‘chicken…read more »

May, 23


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