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

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Lincolnshire

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Lincolnshire in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 37 Lincolnshire 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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Aircraft flying at Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Centre in Coningsby

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Centre

  • Coningsby
  • Indoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre provides a great opportunity to find out about the Battle of Britain and to see a number of historic...

International Bomber Command Centre

International Bomber Command Centre

  • Lincoln
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Enjoy an educational day out at the International Bomber Command Centre and learn about the brave men and women who served or supported Bomber Comman...

Entrance to The Collection Museum in Lincoln

The Collection Museum

  • Lincoln
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Play at The Collection Museum Collection is an ideal space for families to enjoy in Lincoln. Children can design their own Roman Shield or Medieval P...

Aircraft exhibit at Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre in Spilsby

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

  • Spilsby
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre will give kids a real sense of history as it is the only Airfield Museum on the country that has been recreated...

Man looking at exhibit at Museum of Lincolnshire Life in Lincoln

Museum of Lincolnshire Life

  • Lincoln
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of Lincolnshire Life is a family friendly museum that celebrates the culture and social history of the people of Lincolnshire from 1750 to the...

Classic car at The Bubblecar Museum in Boston

The Bubblecar Museum

  • Boston
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Bubblecar Museum is a quirky little place that has some wonderful cars and bikes in themed settings, such as a scrap yard, and a picnic diorama....

Outside view of Louth Museum

Louth Museum

  • Louth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Louth Museum will take you on an amazing journey of discovery, with several galleries, plus a courtyard to explore. Kids will love looking at the bir...

Aircrafts at Newark Air Museum

Newark Air Museum

  • Newark
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Discover the secrets of Newark Air Museum on the former World War II airfield of Winthorpe. It’s a little slice of a huge chapter in history. Take a...

Kids in costumes at National Civil War Centre - Newark Museum

National Civil War Centre - Newark Museum

  • Newark
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Take the whole family on a trip to the 17th Century; the National Civil War Centre will send you right back in time with loads of interactive exhibit...

Cottage at The Village Church Farm in Skegness

The Village Church Farm

  • Skegness
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Village Church Farm is Lincolnshire's only open air museum. A collection of Lincolnshire buildings which include a Grade II Listed Georgian Farmh...

Steam Train pass countryside at Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway

Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway

  • Cleethorpes
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway: take a ride along East of England's Last Surviving Steam Light Railway! They run a 2 mile long trip from Cleethorpes...

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 North Lincolnshire Museum in Scunthorpe

North Lincolnshire Museum

  • Scunthorpe
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

North Lincolnshire Museum With plenty for the kids and a new archaeology gallery, the North Lincs Museum has a lot to offer! The interactive Go Wild...

Trolley busses at The Trolleybus Museum in Doncaster

The Trolleybus Museum

  • Doncaster
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Trolleybus Museum is the world's largest collection of preserved trolleybuses, alongside other vehicles and artefacts from the same era like tram...

Outside view of Hull and East Riding Museum

Hull and East Riding Museum

  • Hull
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bring the kids and see 235 million years of history brought to life from majestic mammoths to scary Saxon invaders! All visitors to theHull and East...

Exhibition by soldiers at Streetlife Hull Museum of Tranport

Streetlife - Hull Museum of Transport

  • Hull
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Streetlife - Museum of Transport tells the story of 200 years of transport in Hull, ideal for kids that love cars of all kinds. Everyone will enjoy g...

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...

Outside view at Withernsea Lighthouse Museum

Withernsea Lighthouse Museum

  • Withernsea
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Withernsea Lighthouse Museum Withernsea's Lighthouse is one of only a handful of lighthouses built inland, standing 127 feet (38m) high in the middle...

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...

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...

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