Alford Manor House
Alford LN13 9HT
To the rear of the Manor House is the Hackett Barn, which is a museum of memorabilia and bygones: it contains lovingly restored examples of agricultural and other machinery, as well as a fine Victorian hearse, the original Alford town stocks, carts, a horse-drawn fire engine, and many other fascinating exhibits.
Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society
Scunthorpe DN16 1XA
Steam train rides around the internal railway system of Tata Steel's Scunthorpe site. Our trains take a 7 or 15 mile tour around the 100 mile internal railway system of the Scunthorpe site, while a commentary is given by one of our experienced guides.
Ayscoughfee Hall Museum
Spalding PE11 2RA
Ayscoughfee Hall Museum is set in a Medieval Hall dating back to around 1451. This fascinating grade I listed building includes exhibitions, displays and educational opportunities for all to enjoy.
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre
Coningsby LN4 4SY
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight operates a Lancaster, five Spitfires, two Hurricanes, two Chipmunks, and a Dakota. These aircraft are no museum pieces - they are all still flying and can be seen at a variety of air shows in the summer months. Since 1986, the Visitor Centre has welcomed over 300,000 people, all of whom have received a guided tour.
Belton House - National Trust
Nr Grantham NG32 2LS
Restoration country house with magnificent interiors, gardens and park. Built in 1685-88 for 'Young' Sir John Brownlow, Belton is undoubtedly one of the finest examples of Restoration country house architecture.
Bolingbroke Castle - English Heritage
Bolingbroke PE23 4HJ
The remains of a 13th-century hexagonal castle - the birthplace, in 1367, of Henry I; Bolingbroke was besieged by Cromwell's Parliamentarians in 1643.
Boston PE21 6HT
Boston's Guildhall of St Mary is one of the oldest and most significant religious guildhalls in the country. Collections: Items include: Original inventory of the Guildhall mid-16th century (which is 9 feet long), portrait of Sir Joseph Banks, Corporation Regalia, Charter signed by King Henry 8th, original printing of Foxe's Book of Martyrs. Sounds of a busy kitchen of the 18th century and audio re-enactment of banqueting through the ages.
Stamford PE9 1PF
Browne's Hospital was founded by William Browne, a rich wool merchant of Stamford, and built in 1475 in the reign of Edward IV. With his brother, John, William Browne was largely responsible for enlarging and embellishing the Church of All Saints nearby.
Stamford PE9 3JY
Burghley House was built between 1565 and 1587 by William Cecil, Lord Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I. Cecil intended Burghley as his family seat; he also owned a London house and the remarkable palace for entertaining the Queen and Court that he built at Theobalds Park in Hertfordshire (sadly no longer standing.) William Cecil was his own architect, basing the design for Burghley on elements of other great houses of the period together with European influences.
Church Farm Village & Museum
Church Road South
Skegness PE25 2HF
The only open air museum in Lincolnshire, the Village Church Farm offers the chance for visitors to step back in time to a more simple age. See Bob the Traction Engine paired with a Hornsby threshing drum; step inside Withern Cottage, a wonderful example of a Lincolnshire 'mud and Stud' thatched cottage; explore the 18th century Farm House, Barn,Stables and Summer House, relax in the Tea Room Orchard and Gardens and much more..
Collection, The: Art & Archaeology in Lincolnshire
Lincoln LN2 1LP
The county museum and gallery for Lincolnshire the Collection incorporates the Usher Gallery and the City and County Museum. The museum part of the enterprise is housed in a new, purpose-built building close to the Usher gallery in the city of Lincoln displaying internationally significant treasures from the area, including a 3-by-3-metre Roman mosaic. Collections: City and County Museum's currently contain over 2,000,000 objects. Any material from official archaeological excavations in Lincolnshire is eventually deposited at the museum so the collections are growing all the time.
Doddington Hall & Gardens
Lincoln LN6 4RU
Doddington Hall is a superb Elizabethan mansion completed in 1600 by the brilliant architect, Robert Smythson. The Hall stands today exactly as it was built with its walled gardens, gatehouse, and family church. The elegant Georgian interior contains a fascinating collection of pictures, textiles, porcelain and furniture that reflect four centuries of unbroken family occupation.
Ellys Manor House
Great Ponton NG33 5DP
A unique and magical Tudor wool merchant's house, built in the Flemish style, Ellys Manor House is an architectural gem. The main feature of the house is a fabulous scheme of early 16th century wall paintings in the upper rooms.
Epworth Old Rectory
1 Rectory Street
Epworth DN9 1HX
Welcome to Epworth Old Rectory. A visit to this impressive grade 1 listed Queen Anne building set in beautiful gardens will transport you back into early 18th century life and introduce you to the remarkable family who lived here. This is the home in which the rector of the parish of St Andrew, Epworth, Samuel Wesley and his wife Susanna brought up their sons, John and Charles Wesley, who went on to develop the Methodist movement, with their seven sisters and elder brother Samuel.
Gainsborough Old Hall
Gainsborough DN21 2NB
Medieval manor house dating from 1460s, original kitchen, great hall etc with additional room settings of the 17th century.
Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre
Grimsby DN31 1UZ
Discover the sites and sounds of 1950s fishing heritage. Enjoy a guided tour of the Ross Tiger. Opened in 1991, managed by North East Lincolnshire Council.
Grimsthorpe Castle, Park & Gardens
Grimsthorpe Castle, The Estate Office, Grimsthorpe
Bourne PE10 0LY
Built for a visit by Henry VIII in 1541, the imposing Castle sits amongst rolling Lincolnshire countryside surrounded by formal gardens, extensive woodland and a 50-acre lake. Collections: Family portraits from c16 to present day Collection of general paintings Tapestries Assorted items from the Old House of Lords including thrones and fabric hangings Fine giltwood furniture from 18th century.
Gunby Hall & Gardens - National Trust
nr Spilsby PE23 5SS
A homely country house dated 1700 set in Victorian walled gardens at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds. With links to Tennyson and Vaughan-Williams there is so much to discover about the family home of the Massingberd family. Explore three floors of the hall full of interesting collection pieces amassed over generations from 1700 until 1963.
Humber Keel & Sloop Preservation Society
c/o Hillside Cottage, 21 Freemans Lane, Bonby
Near Brigg DN20 0PN
The Humber Keel and Sloop Preservation Society's aim is to preserve and sail examples of the Humber Keel and Humber Sloop in their traditional waters on the River Humber. We have two ships, the Humber Keel 'Comrade', built at New Holland in 1923, and the Humber Sloop 'Amy Howson', built at Beverley in 1914.
Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall
Kirton in Lindsey DN21 4LZ
Built for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, the Town Hall is a heritage site regularly hosting displays on a variety of local heritage projects and topics.
Lincoln LN1 3AA
By Norman times, Lincoln was the third city of the realm in prosperity and importance. In 1068, two years after the Battle of Hastings, William the Conqueror began building Lincoln Castle on a site occupied since Roman times. For 900 years the castle was used as a court and prison with many being executed on the ramparts. Many original features still remain and the wall walks provide visitors with magnificent views of the Cathedral, the City of Lincoln and the surrounding countryside.
Lincoln LN2 1PX
Lincoln Cathedral is one of the finest medieval buildings in Europe, which towers above Lincoln, a prominent landmark for miles around. The imposing West Front incorporates the surviving part of the first Romanesque Cathedral dating from 1072.
Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace - English Heritage
Lincoln LN2 1PU
Built in the late 12th century, the palace was one of the most important buildings in England. Its architecture and scale reflect the enormous wealth and power of the medieval bishops as princes of the church.
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
East Kirkby Airfield, East Kirkby
Nr Spilsby PE23 4DE
The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre is a family run museum and was set up over 20 years ago. It is now widely seen as a living memorial to the 55,500 men of Bomber Command who lost their lives during WW2.
Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre
Nr Metheringham LN4 3BQ
During 1942, around 600 acres of farmland and woods were cleared to create a new airfield for 5 Group, Bomber Command. Situated between the villages of Metheringham and Martin, the airfield opened in October 1943. Today, there are still signs of this once active airfield. On the Communal Site, where many original buildings remain, the former ration store has been restored and now houses a fascinating exhibition of photographs and memorabilia recalling life on an operational Second World War airfield.
Mrs Smith's Cottage Museum
3 East Road, Navenby, Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Lincoln LN5 0EP
Mrs Smith's Cottage Museum in Navenby is a preserved example of a simple, early Victorian, Lincolnshire cottage. With walls only a single brick thick and the only modern innovations an inside toilet, cold water tap and electricity, it offers a glimpse into life in a bygone age. The Cottage and Visitors Centre at the museum display artefacts and information relating the life and times of Mrs Smith in a rural village from the Edwardian period to the late 20th century. Note: the museum is closed in 2015 due to problems with the roof structure.
Normanby Hall Country Park
Nr Scunthorpe DN15 9HU
Set in the heart of undiscovered North Lincolnshire, the 300 acres of Normanby Hall Country Park provides the perfect day out for all the family. Return to the elegance of a more leisurely era in the beautiful Regency Hall and learn about Lincolnshire's rich rural heritage in the fascinating Farm Museum.
Scawby Hall & Gardens
The Hall, Vicarage Lane
Scawby, Brigg DN20 9LX
This early Jacobean manor house was begun in 1605 and has been lived in by members of the Nelthorpe family ever since. The building is Grade-I listed and contains a number of important paintings including five by George Stubbs.
Sibsey Trader Windmill
Sibsey PE22 0UH
This six-storey mill, built in 1877, still works today.
Spider T Historic Ship
Keadby Lock Station Road
Keadby DN17 3BN
Spider T is a unique Humber Super Sloop which has been restored to an exquisite finish. Launched in 1926 at Warren's Shipyard, the Spider's efficient design allowed her to transport goods at top speeds along the Humber Estuary. In the 70s she fell into disrepair but her current owner rescued the waterlogged ship and made her sea-worthy again, fitting her with a plush Edwardian interior.
St Botolph's Church - The Boston Stump
Boston PE21 6NP
St Botolph's Church, nicknamed the Boston 'stump,' is described by Pevsner as 'a giant among English parish churches.' It has always been a landmark both to seafarers and people travelling across the flat fenland that surrounds the town. Replacing an earlier Norman church, construction of the present building commenced in 1309 at the east end and was completed by 1390.
St Katherine's 900 Years of History
Colegrave Street, South Park
Lincoln LN5 8DW
St Katherine's is a vibrant new tourist destination, cultural resource and heritage and education venue for the local community, the city of Lincoln, the region and beyond. The centre is housed in a fully restored Wesleyan church building, an outstanding, grade II listed 19th century building that stands on the site of the Gilbertine priory of St Katherine, founded in 1148. Interactive displays tell the story of the site.
Tattershall Castle - National Trust
Sleaford Road, Tattershall
Lincoln LN4 4LR
Dramatic 15th-century red-brick tower, with six floors to explore. This fortified and moated tower was built for Ralph Cromwell, Lord Treasurer of England from 1433 to 1443.
Tattershall College - English Heritage
Tattershall LN4 4LJ
Remains of a grammar school for church choristers, built in the mid-15th century by Ralph, Lord Cromwell, who was the builder of nearby Tattershall Castle.
Thornton Abbey & Gatehouse
Thornton Abbey DN39 6TU
The enormous and ornate fortified gatehouse of Thornton Abbey is among the finest surviving in Britain. An early example of brick building, it proclaimed the prosperity of one of the wealthiest English Augustinian monasteries.
Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre
Woodhall Spa Road
Tattershall Thorpe LN4 4PE
The Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre was formerly No 1 Communal Site, Royal Air Force Woodhall Spa, a typical World War II bomber airfield and home to four bomber squadrons, including 617, the famous Dambusters Squadron.
Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft, The
Belton Road, Sandtoft
Nr Doncaster DN8 5SX
The home of Britain's and the world's largest single collection of preserved trolleybuses. These operate on the specially constructed overhead circuit on open days. Collections: Houses around 40 trolleybuses formerly used in towns all over the UK, and some from Europe.
Woolsthorpe Manor - National Trust
23 Newton Way, Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth
nr Grantham NG33 5NR
Birthplace and family home of Isaac Newton. This 17th century Lincolnshire manor house was home to one of the world's most famous scientists. Newton developed his remarkable work about light and gravity here.
Ivy House Farm, Wrawby
Brigg DN20 8SR
Wrawby post mill was built between 1760 and 1790 to serve the Elsham Hall estate.