Bassetlaw Museum & Worksop Museum

Amcott House, 40 Grove Street
Retford DN22 6LD

Bassetlaw Museum is run by Bassetlaw District Council which covers North Nottinghamshire, and includes the two market towns of Retford and Worksop. The museum is situated in Retford town centre in Amcott House, an 18th century town house which retains many of its original features.

Brewhouse Yard - Museum of Nottingham Life

Castle Boulevard
Nottingham NG7 1FB

The museum depicts the social history of Nottingham over the last 300 years. Housed in five 17th century cottages adjacent to the famous 'Trip to Jerusalem' public house.

Calverton Folk Museum

Main Street, Calverton
Nottingham NG14 6FG

A museum housing period furniture and clothing, fossils, a framework knitting machine, Victorian Kitchen, living room and bedroom and displays on the history of framework knitting, invented by William Lee of Calverton. There are also tapestry pictures of village buildings.

Creswell Crags Museum & Education Centre

Creswell Heritage Trust, Crags Road, Welbeck
Worksop S80 3LH

Creswell Crags is a picturesque limestone gorge honeycombed with caves and smaller fissures. Stone tools and remains of animals excavated from the caves by archaeologists provide evidence for a fascinating story of life during the Ice Age between 60,000 and 10,000 years ago.

DH Lawrence Heritage Centre & Birthplace Museum

Mansfield Road
Eastwood NG16 3DZ

DH Lawrence Heritage is a multi-award winning visitor attraction celebrating one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

East Midlands Museums Service

c/o Centre for Museum and Heritage Management, Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Lane
Nottingham NG11 8NS

EMMS was founded in 1981, and incorporated as a company in 1992. We are a registered charity which serves museums of all types in the East Midlands region, operating in the historic counties of Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Rutland. Formally an Area Museum Council, EMMS has operated as a membership network for museums in the region since April 2002, and provides its members with a wide range of services to support them in their work.

Flintham Museum

The Reading Room, Inholms Road
Flintham NG23 5LF

The Flintham Museum looks at rural life through the eyes of a 20th-century village shopkeeper. Fred White, Flintham's shop keeper from 1911-1949, was a keen amateur photographer.

Forum of East Midlands Military Museums

c/o RHQ WFR, Foresters House, Chetwynd Barracks
Chilwell NG9 5HA

FEMMS' mission is to promote all military museums within the East Midlands and their links with the community.

Galleries of Justice Museum

High Pavement, Lace Market
Nottingham NG1 1HN

The Galleries of Justice Museum is a heritage site housed in the old Shire Hall in Nottingham's Lace Market and made up of a range of Victorian courtrooms, an 18th century prison and Edwardian police station. For centuries citizens of the local community were locked up in the prison, stripped of their civil liberties in the courtroom and sometimes lost their lives, on the gallows of the front steps.

Harley Gallery, The

The Harley Gallery, Welbeck
Worksop S80 3LW

Welcome to The Harley Gallery, where old and new come together. The Harley Gallery is home to the historic Portland Collection of fine and decorative art.

Holocaust Centre, Beth Shalom

Newark NG22 0PA

The historical museum and the centre is designed to tell a story of people and how their lives are affected by history. The centre also has an arts and culture programme showing concerts and other events related to the Holocaust. Collections: The centre houses a permanent exhibition on the Holocaust detailing the unfolding of the history of the Final Solution. Outside memorial gardens provide places for quiet reflection.

Langwith Whaley Thorns Heritage Centre

Methodist Chapel, West Street, Whaley Thorns
Mansfield NG20 9BW

Following a major refurbishment of the Methodist Chapel, the Langwith Whaley Thorns Heritage Centre is open to the public. A focal point of the village, the Heritage Centre tells the story of the area. Collections: The John Hyatt Collection represents the life and history of the Langwith and Whaley Thorns citizens. It reflects the impact of the sinking of a coal mine in 1876 upon a rural farming community and provides a snapshot of a period of great social upheaval. There is also a strong local photographic collection.

Mansfield Museum

Leeming Street
Mansfield NG18 1NG

The five galleries of Mansfield Museum contain a fascinating mix of contemporary and modern displays, from the exquisite Buxton watercolours and Pinxton porcelain to the hands-on XplorActive environment gallery. Images of Mansfield introduces the visitor to the social history of the area and a rolling programme of national and local temporary exhibitions ensures there is always something new to see.

Mr Straw's House - National Trust

5 Blyth Grove
Worksop S81 0JG

Come explore our ordinary house, yet extraordinary home. An Edwardian semi-detached house, which the Straw family moved into in 1923, has remained virtually unchanged ever since. This life-sized time capsule has delighted guests for twenty years, providing a rare glimpse at treasured objects from times gone by.

Newark Air Museum

Drove Lane, Winthorpe
Newark NG24 2NY

The museum has been open to the general public since April 1973. The museum Archive is available for use via prior arrangement with the curator on 01636 705585. Collections: The museum's collection currently stands at 68 aircraft and cockpit sections from across the history of aviation. These include transport, training and reconnaissance aircraft and helicopters and a diverse selection of jet fighters and bombers.

Newark Millgate Museum

48 Millgate
Newark NG24 4TS

Housed in a charming former mill and warehouse by the River Trent, Newark Millgate Museum displays the working, social and domestic life of Newark, covering the 19th and 20th centuries. In addition there are temporary exhibitions showcasing the work of contemporary local artists and designers.

Newark Town Hall Museum & Art Gallery

Town Hall, Market Place
Newark NG24 1DU

One of the finest town halls in the country, it was designed in 1776 by John Carr of York. This Grade 1 listed building is still a working town hall, but also houses a museum, art gallery and temporary exhibition space in the Spotlight Gallery.

Newstead Abbey

Nottingham NG15 8GE

Newstead Abbey is the ancestral home of the Poet Lord Byron. There is much to see including the poet's private apartments.

North Leverton Windmill

Mill Lane, North Leverton with Habblesthorpe
Retford DN22 0BA

A unique windmill that has never stopped milling. Set in beautiful rolling countryside, the windmill grinds flour and animal feeds regularly. Built in 1813 by a group of local farmers, North Leverton Windmill is almost 200 years old.

Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery

off Friar Lane
Nottingham NG1 6EL

A vibrant museum and art gallery housing collections of contemporary, fine and decorative arts, plus fifteen centuries of Nottingham history. All housed in a magnificent 17th century ducal mansion built on the site of the original medieval castle with spectular views of the city.

Queen's Royal Lancers & Nottinghamshire Yeomanry Museum, The

Thoresby Park, nr Perlethorpe
Nottingham NG22 9EP

The UK's newest cavalry museum displays the historic collections of The Queen's Royal Lancers, the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry and the South Nottinghamshire Hussars. These fascinating collections are of national importance and are displayed together for the first time in the newly renovated wing of Thoresby Courtyard.

Ruddington Framework Knitters Museum

Chapel Street
Ruddington NG11 6HE

A working museum presenting all aspects of the lives of a Victorian knitting community. Comprises authentic cottage living accomodation and workshops set around a garden courtyard.

Ruddington Village Museum

St Peter's Rooms, Church Street
Ruddington NG11 6HA

The Ruddington Village Museum occupies part of St Peter's Rooms, the former Ruddington Infant and Girls School.

Sherwood Foresters Regimental Museum

The Castle
Nottingham NG1 6EL

The Sherwood Foresters Collection (Notts & Derby Regiment, 45th and 95th of Foot) is located in two separate galleries, one in Nottingham and one in Derby. Nottingham Castle has, since 1965 when the Collection had to move on the closure of Normanton Barracks in Derby, provided an excellent gallery to display artefacts of the regiment, along with its associated Nottinghamshire Militia and Rifle Corps. Derby City Museum and Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby has provided room to display artefacts of predecessor regiments, The Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derbys), the 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment, Derbyshire Militia and Rifle Corps.

South Nottinghamshire Hussars Museum

TA Centre, Hucknall Lane, Bulwell
Nottingham NG6 8AQ

A small regimental collection which can be viewed by appointment only. There is no charge for entry but donations are gratefully received.

William Booth Birthplace Museum

10-14 Notintone Place
Nottingham NG2 4QG

The William Booth Birthplace Museum tells the story of the life and work of William Booth, Catherine Booth, their family and the legacy they left to the world - the founding of The Salvation Army - currently the largest provider of social care in the UK after the government. William Booth was born at 12 Notintone Place, 1829, the first of Booth's several childhood homes. The museum comprises three Regency era terraced properties, the middle one - 12 Notintone Place - being the birthplace of William Booth.

Wollaton Hall & Park

Wollaton Hall, Wollaton Park
Nottingham NG8 2AE

Set in over 500 acres of historic deer park, Wollaton Hall is a spectacular Tudor building designed by Robert Smythson and completed in 1588. Following an extensive restoration programme, Wollaton Hall reopened with a number of new displays and refurbished rooms, including Tudor kitchens. Visitors touring the hall can now view the Prospect Room at the top of the hall, which gives spectacular views over Nottingham. The hall also houses Nottingham Natural History Museum. Wollaton Park's Courtyard Stables are home to Nottingham's Industrial Museum and Steam Engine House.

Workhouse, Southwell, The - National Trust

The Workhouse, Upton Road
Southwell NG25 0PT

Discover the most complete workhouse in existence. Built in 1824 the workhouse was a means of relief for the Victorian poor.