20 Best Museums and Art Galleries In Barrow upon Soar Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Barrow upon Soar

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Barrow upon Soar in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 95 Barrow upon Soar 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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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...

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...

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...

Dad and daughter looking into telescope at National Space Centre in Leicester

National Space Centre

  • Leicester
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

If any member of your family has ever dreamt of becoming an astronaut then they’re going to love the National Space Centre! Get ready for lift off as...

Ruins at Jewry Wall Museum in Leicester

Jewry Wall Museum

  • Leicester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Jewry Wall Museum is dedicated to the archaeology of Leicester's past and offers a great opportunity to discover the stories of different residents o...

Exhibition at Melton Carnegie Museum in Melton Mowbray

Melton Carnegie Museum

  • Melton Mowbray
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Melton Carnegie Museum, located in the lovely old Carnegie Library that was built in 1905, gives you the chance to explore the story of Melton, and o...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Aircraft at Bruntingthorpe Aviation Museum in Lutterworth

Bruntingthorpe Aviation Museum

  • Lutterworth
  • Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bruntingthorpe Aviation Museum provides you with a great opportunity to get up close to some amazing and iconic aircraft. Plus accompanied kids get i...

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...

Canal boat at Foxton Canal Museum in Market Harborough

Foxton Canal Museum

  • Market Harborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Foxton Canal Museum, run by theFoxton Inclined Plane Trust, is a fully accredited museum that occupies the boiler house of the Victorian Boat Lift at...

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...

Shoe makers workshop at Harborough Museum

Harborough Museum

  • Market Harborough
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Visit the exciting new Treasure Gallery in Harborough Museum and explore the mysteries of the Iron Age. See the story of how it all began: find out a...

Statfold Barn Railway

Statfold Barn Railway

  • Tamworth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Got tiny railway enthusiasts at home? Discover Statfold Barn Railway - one of Staffordshire’s hidden gems, for an amazing day out packed with beautif...

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...

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...

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