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.
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.
Baysgarth House Museum
Barton-upon-Humber DN18 6AN
Located in the heart of historic Barton upon Humber, Baysgarth House is the ancestral home of the prominent Nelthorpe family. Set within 30 acres of parkland this Grade II listed building is a beautiful example of Georgian architecture and is the perfect setting for a family day out. Collections: Superb Georgian and Victorian Period rooms and a fine collection of 18th and 19th century English and Oriental pottery and porcelain are just a few of the attractions that await you. Discover Barton's rural crafts with reconstructed stonemason, shoemaker and wheelwrights' workshops.
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.
Burtey Fen Collection
3 Burtey Fen Lane, off Herring Lane,
Pinchbeck near Spalding, PE11 3SR
The Burtey Fen Collection is a privately owned music hall housing three pipe organs - a Compton Cinema Organ, A Wurlitzer Cinema Organ and a classical pipe organ. The collection also features a vast collection of memorabilia associated with entertainment. Organ concerts by top names of the organ world are a monthly feature.
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.
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.
Fenscape: The Fens Discovery Centre
Fenscape, Springfields, Camelgate
Spalding PE12 6EU
Discover the fens through interactive and audio visual displays, interpretive sculptures, theatrical sets, graphic panels and more. Each display brings to life a particular aspect of the Fens' unique past and involves the audience in issues and choices faced by the people that were involved in shaping the fens that we see today.
Gordon Boswell Romany Museum
Spalding PE12 6BL
The museum houses a wonderful collection of Romany caravans, carts, harnesses and photos and a large and comfortable lecture room for slide-show and talk on the Romany way of life.
St Peters Hill
Grantham NG31 6PY
The Grantham Museum was founded by a local dignitary Henry Preston in the early 20th century. The basis of the collection is material provided by Henry Preston, the first Curator and Founder, and 20th century additions included material about Sir Isaac Newton, Edith Smith and Margaret Thatcher. There is also material about the Dambusters raid.
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.
Civic Centre, Pelham Road
Immingham DN40 1QF
A fascinating collection of local objects with small exhibitions on the Pilgrim Fathers, Great Central Railway and the Docks, upon which modern Immingham was founded. There are also exhibitions about the life and times of Immingham during the earliest part of the 20th century.
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.
Louth LN11 0EQ
Louth Museum is a small museum in the beautiful historic market town of Louth in Lincolnshire. It was built in 1910 by the Louth Naturalists' Antiquarian and Literary Society and is still run by them today.
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.
Museum of Lincolnshire Life
Lincoln LN1 3LY
The museum of Lincolnshire Life is the largest and most diverse community museum in the county. Just five minutes walk from Lincoln Castle, the museum reflects the culture of the people of Lincolnshire. Be inspired to discover more about the rich heritage of Lincolnshire and gain an insight into local culture today.
Normanby Park Farming Museum
Normanby Hall Country Park, Normanby
Scunthorpe DN15 9HU
Where else can you find a needle in a haystack, man traps and laying out boards for the dead? These are just a few of the unusual, not to mention downright bizarre items you can see in the Farming Museum at Normanby Hall. The Farming Museum is a fascinating microcosm of North Lincolnshire's rural past. Large scale agricultural machinery like binders and reapers are on display here.
North Lincolnshire Museum
Scunthorpe DN15 7BD
A great day out for all the family. Discover the stories of North Lincolnshire through many interactive exhibits - become a nature detective in Go Wild, step back in time in the Victorian ironstone cottage and relive the Peoples' War.
Oscar Stewart Museum of Medical History
Lincoln County Hospital, Greetwell Road
Lincoln LN2 5QY
The museum was started by surgeon Oscar Stewart in the early 1990s and most of the instruments in the collection were donated by Lincolnshire GPs. It includes a library and archive of the county's medical history.
Royal Air Force Digby Sector Operations Room Museum
Royal Air Force Digby, 'L' Sector Operations Room Museum
Lincoln LN4 3LH
Royal Air Force Digby, Lima Sector Operations Room Museum is dedicated to those who served and fought in support of freedom at home and abroad during World War Two. It also allows later generations to experience how a great victory was achieved. Collections: The museum has been restored to resemble its appearance at the start of World War Two. The display centres on the main operations room, complete with plotting table, state boards, period furniture, communications equipment and contemporary furnished side offices.
Royal Lincolnshire Regimental Museum
The Old Barracks, Burton Road
Lincoln LN1 3LY
Fittingly, the building that this museum resides in, was once the City Barracks. The museum collection contains uniforms, medals, weapons, Regimental Silver, paintings, photographs, archival material and personal effects relating to the history of the Royal Lincolnshire Regiment and the Lincolnshire Yeomanry.
Sleaford Museum Trust
c/o 15 Castle Street
Sleaford NG34 7QE
This is a local history collection covering all aspects of the history and heritage of the rural market town of Sleaford in Lincolnshire. Items range from ceramics, household goods, clothing, medical equipment, military items and archaeological finds to manuscripts, local almanacks, printed documents, maps and photographs.
Spalding Flower Bulb Museum
Surfleet Road Pinchbeck
Spalding PE11 3XY
The History of Lincolnshires Flower Bulb Industry brought to life. Inspired by memories of the hard working people from the South Holland fens the Spalding flower bulb museum opened in 1995 to preserve the history of the industry for future generations.
Stamford PE9 1PJ
Come to Stamford Museum to find out more about the 'finest stone town in England'. See our unique Stamford Tapestry, fascinating local history collections and chat to our enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff - there is something for everyone.
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.
Grimsby Town Hall, Town Hall Square
Grimsby DN31 1HX
Discover this surprising attraction within the former police cells of Grimsby Town Hall, it will take you on a time travel journey to uncover the town's colourful past. As you pass through dark, twisting corridors you will be able to explore mysterious nooks and crannies and make your way up and down winding stairs.
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.
Wilderspin National School Museum
Barton-upon-Humber DN18 5QP
Wilderspin National School is one of the most important schools surviving in England. Built in 1844, this Grade II* Listed Building is unique because of its association with the educational pioneer, Samuel Wilderspin, the self-styled founder of the Infant School System.
Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum
The Bungalow, Iddesleigh Road.
Woodhall Spa LN10 6SH
Housed in a rare 19th century corrugated iron prefabricated building, the Cottage Museum tells the fascinating story of the development of Woodhall Spa from its Victorian beginnings through to modern times. Explore the small and unique Cottage Museum which is packed with intriguing stories and exciting displays about Woodhall Spa and the Wield family who lived in the building from 1887 until the 1960s.
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.