20 Best Museums and Art Galleries In Cotmanhay Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Cotmanhay

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Cotmanhay in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 92 Cotmanhay museums and art galleries to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Crich Tramway Village

Crich Tramway Village4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Crich
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Go back in time with Crich Tramway Village in Derbyshire and take a ride on a vintage tram, running alongside a period street, and climbing up a mile...

Machinery exhibit at Nottingham Industrial Museum

Nottingham Industrial Museum

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Nottingham has been at the heart of major trade for hundreds of years, something The Nottingham Industrial Museum celebrates with five fantastic and...

Boy on interactive displays at West Shed Museum in Ripley

West Shed Museum

  • Ripley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Visit the West Shed Museum: home to historic steam locomotives. Train enthusiasts will have plenty to get excited about, with films and hands on acti...

Kids exploring City of Caves in Nottingham

City of Caves5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

At City of Caves discover a hidden world beneath your feet underneath the streets of Nottingham. Explore original sandstone caves with the actor-led...

Staff in costumes at Galleries of Justice in Nottingham

National Justice Museum

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Explore the fascinating history of the justice system at the National Justice Museum in Nottingham. Discover original courtrooms, dungeons and prison...

Outside view of Strutts North Mill in Belper

Strutts North Mill

  • Belper
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Strutts North Mill was built in 1804 and is one of the oldest surviving examples of a ‘fire proof' industrialised building. It is recognised as...

Outside view of Greens Windmill and Science Centre in Nottingham

Green's Mill and Science Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Greens Windmill and Science Centre experiment with light, electricity and magnetism in the footsteps of mathematical physicist George Green (1793...

Family looking at paintings in Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Derby Museum and Art Gallery

  • Derby
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

For a dose of culture, bring your brood along to The Derby Museum and Art Gallery. Take a trip through history, first by stopping off in Ancient Egyp...

Toy theatre gallery at Pickford's House in Derby

Pickford's House

  • Derby
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Pickford’s House is a window to the past for kids, full of historic objects and interactive activities, all in the heart of Derby. As part of Derby M...

Outside view of Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills in Bath

Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills

  • Matlock Bath
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills allows you to step back in time, from the moment you ‘clock in' with your entrance tickets and experience t...

Ruins at Peak District Lead Mining Museum in Matlock

Peak District Lead Mining Museum

  • Matlock
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Peak District Lead Mining Museum gives you a great chance to explore the fascinating history of the lead mining industry in Derbyshire, and of the fa...

Garden at Charnwood Museum in Loughborough

Charnwood Museum

  • Loughborough
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At the Charnwood Museum there are lots of interactive exhibits here for the kids to get stuck: you can dig through the layers of history and find out...

Outside view of Claymills Victorian Pumping Station in Burton on Trent

Claymills Victorian Pumping Station

  • Burton on Trent
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Claymills Victorian Pumping Station will transport you and the kids more than 120 years into the past, when steam powered engines were being used in...

Kids in costumes at Ashby de la Zouch Museum

Ashby de la Zouch Museum

  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Ashby de la Zouch Museum is full of interesting artefacts and models which tell the history of this ancient market town. Open throughout the year, th...

Sheep at Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum in Loughborough

Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Loughborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum is the real thing! This authentic, working family farm has been going for 60 years and offers all visitors a warm a...

Lake at Creswell Crags in Worksop

Creswell Crags5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Worksop
  • Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Creswell Crags is an ancient limestone gorge honeycombed with intriguing caves and smaller fissures. Cool stone tools and remains of animals found in...

Visitors at Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood

Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood

  • Ashbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Fancy wondering round a gorgeous 17th Century country home? Then Sudbury Hall is the place for you! With a beautiful stately home to explore indoors,...

A flower made of lego at Brickman Exhibition

Brickman Exhibition

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Love LEGO®? We’ve got a treat for you then! Discover 60 incredible, one of their kind LEGO® models at the fantastic Brickman Exhibition, coming to Le...

Photo exhibit at The Holocaust Centre in Laxton

The National Holocaust Centre and Museum

  • Laxton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Holocaust Centre provides a moving experience that gives kids the chance to learn about the Holocaust and other genocide in the 20th century. Thi...

Outside view of Bakewell Old House Museum

Bakewell Old House Museum

  • Bakewell
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bakewell Old House museum is a quirky Tudor house with big rooms and dark corners to explore. Follow the RAT trail from room to room and discover ama...

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