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Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Burton Rd, Lincoln LN1 3LY, England
+44 1522 528448
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A Hidden Gem in the City and It's Free to Enter

The museum is a hidden gem that should be on every tourist's itinerary who visits Lincoln. We have... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
Time Stands Still...An Excellent Collection

What a fantastic collection of artifacts and vehicles from bygone Lincolnshire life. Friendly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hereford, United Kingdom
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“farm machinery” (22 reviews)
Burton Rd, Lincoln LN1 3LY, England
+44 1522 528448
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum is a hidden gem that should be on every tourist's itinerary who visits Lincoln. We have visited the museum on several occasions and always uncover something new that we had not seen on previous visits. Our young grandchildren love the exhibits even though...More

Thank billlinc0ln
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a fantastic collection of artifacts and vehicles from bygone Lincolnshire life. Friendly, well-informed staff.

Thank 501rayf
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice little museum to kill some time. Shows what life was like in Lincoln in past. Also has a large collection of vehicles (cars, farm equipment, a tank...) made in Lincolnshire. Short walk from the castle and free to get in so I recommend moseying...More

Thank MrBrazil85
Reviewed 1 week ago

The old army barracks are now a museum with rooms set up to show Victorian life, from the parlour to the stables. As you walk from room to room you come to lots of interesting memorabilia. Just a short 10-15 minute walk from the cathedral...More

Thank Sara D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The goods: Very friendly& helpful staff It's FREE! And you are given a free map Very informative museum, with descriptions of Lincolnshire life in the past An App is available Tea room The not so goods: The signposting to get there is rubbish. Basically, you...More

1  Thank lesley h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an interesting museum, FREE to enter, gives a snapshot of Lincolnshire back to 1600's. It's military history and the industry that help Britain during various conflicts. Well set out and very helpful and informative staff. Many pieces of machinery from war, to farming. The...More

Thank Lobsterpot471
Reviewed 1 week ago

The main attraction of this small museum is the passion with which it is cared for by the volunteers who look after it. it is worth a visit as it attempts to convey all the different facets of historic Lincolnshire life. A little walk from...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been visiting the Museum since our daughter was tiny. She’s now 6 1/2 and still asks to go regularly. It’s an amazing place to spend an afternoon - especially for free! Cafe serves a basic but nice array of sandwiches, cakes and drinks -...More

Thank JusPaulandLily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anyone brought up in Lincolnshire should visit this museum. There are many sections showing how various rooms and shops looked in days gone by and also a good sized exhibition of military history relating to soldiers from the Lincoln area. Outside there is a play...More

Thank mister216
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely free museum full of history worth a visit not too far from the cathedral . Nice to look back in time . Visited with my parents who could remember some of the items from when they were small . Lots ro see

Thank Lander301
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Helen L
27 January 2017|
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Nancy J
14 January 2017|
Response from GrammySmith | Reviewed this property |
Every day, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Last entry 4:00 p.m., but I'd certainly give it more than a half hour!) Note that the website says Mon. - Sun., but I'd double check with the TI Centrbefore going on Sunday. The TI... More
Sharon L
19 August 2015|
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Response from Bunjirabbit | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely and lift access to the second floor in main building.