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Nottingham Castle

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After reopening in June 2021, The Nottingham Castle has returned with a vibrant museum and art gallery collection. It houses exciting exhibits of silver, glass, armour and paintings, plus fifteen centuries of Nottingham history which are brought to life through stories and interactive displays. With over 1,000 years of history and creativity and a chance to discover the legendary adventures with Robin Hood, there are so many things to get involved with!

One of the museum's star attractions is the Felix Joseph collection of 18th century Wedgwood jasperware, bequeathed to the museum in 1892 and is one of the few Victorian assemblages of 18th century Wedgwood, in the world, to remain intact today. Joseph's collection consists of over 1,400 pieces. The Threads gallery contains shoes, outfits, hats, masks, fabrics and unusual objects from around the world which demonstrate the connections between people from different times and places and their ingenious use of textiles. The little ones will also love Hood’s Hideout! Curious much? Hood's Hideout is a medieval themed adventure playground, a perfect place for imaginations to run wild. Why not explore the magnificent 17th Century Ducal Mansion? Built on the site of the original Medieval Castle, it has spectacular views across the city.

The Exhibition Galleries play host to a lively programme of events and exhibitions, ranging from old masters to modern greats, and have just hosted some great modern British art as part of the British Art Show 6.

- Exciting 18th Century art, fashion and design
- Robin Hood & Hood's Hideout
- Marvellous medieval history & over 1,000 years of history

Opening hours

Monday: 12pm - 4pm 
Tuesday to Sunday: 10am - 12pm 

Last Entry

1 hour before attraction closes


General Admission
Adults: £13
Children (aged 5 - 17): £9.50
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children): £35.50
Family (1 adult and up to 3 children): £22.50 
Under 5s: Free
Essential Companion: Free
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Nottingham Castle, Lenton Road, Nottingham, NG1 6EL,
NG1 6EL,

Phone number

0115 8761400


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