Museums in Nottinghamshire

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.