Museums in Nottingham

 
The Galleries of Justice Nottingham centre
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Based in the lacemarket area of Nottingham, the old courthouse and county Gaol is a unique and memorable museum, designed to engage and educate. Audience participation is essentia...

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Wollaton Hall and Park Wollaton

Wollaton Hall and Park is a spectacular Elizabethan mansion and park set in the heart of Nottingham. Completed in 1588, the interior was extensively remodelled following a fire...

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Museum of Nottingham Life Brewhouse Yard Nottingham centre

Step back in time and discover over 300 years of Nottingham's history... Witness for yourself what houses and shops would have looked like in the early 1900s and see a huge variet...

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Green's Windmill & Science Centre Sneinton

Green's Windmill in Sneinton was built by the father of notable scientist and mathematician George Green in 1807. Today the working Mill is a popular museum and science centre,...

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Nottingham Industrial Museum Wollaton

Nottingham Industrial Museum is located in the 17th century stables block of Wollaton Hall, on the western edge of Nottingham. The museum is run entirely by volunteers, and is...

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City of Caves Nottingham centre

Discover a hidden world beneath your feet and delve deep underneath the streets of Nottingham. Explore our original and historic site with real sandstone caves and our fascinatin...

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D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum Eastwood

This house is where David Herbert Richards Lawrence was born in 1885 and is the first of the Lawrence family's four Eastwood homes. Through a guided taster tour you will be able...

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D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre Eastwood

This building offers an exhibition on D. H. Lawrence and the local area's proud mining history. As a boy Lawrence would pick up his father's wages from this impressive building,...

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Calverton Folk Museum City outskirts

Situated on Main Street, next door to the Baptist Church, is a Folk Museum dedicated to Victorian Calverton, with four rooms exhibiting period furniture and dress. There is also a...

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Iron Age Roundhouse City outskirts

The Roundhouse was built in 2006 as a research project looking at construction methods using the same tools, timber and building materials that were originally used over 2,500...

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Wollaton Dovecote Museum Wollaton

The museum, off Bramcote Lane in Wollaton, was built circa 1565 to house the doves for Wollaton Hall. There are no doves there now, but this interesting building is a small two...

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Hardwick Hall Further afield
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Hardwick; stunning houses and beautiful landscape, created by a cast of thousands. It was the formidable Bess of Hardwick who first created Hardwick in the late 1500s, but it was...

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The Workhouse Southwell Further afield
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Atmospheric 19th-century workhouse. Follow in the footsteps of the Victorian poor as they sought refuge at The Workhouse. This austere building, the most complete workhouse in...

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Framework Knitters Museum Ruddington

Two brand-new exhibitions are now open - including the UK's first gallery entirely dedicated to the Luddite revolt. The Museum is celebrating the launch of the first stage of its...

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William Booth Birthplace Museum Sneinton
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Come visit and discover one of Nottingham's hidden gems: the birthplace of William Booth, founder of The Salvation Army, currently the largest provider of social care in the UK...

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Nottingham Castle Museum Nottingham centre
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A magnificent 17th century ducal mansion built on the site of the original Medieval Castle. Now the city's main museum and art gallery with regular exhibitions and events. The...

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