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

Best Museums and Art Galleries In Nottingham

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Nottingham in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 86 Nottingham 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.

  1. Kids exploring City of Caves in Nottingham

    City of Caves

    Nottingham

    Caves and MinesCaves and Mines

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 0.4 miles from Nottingham
  2. Staff in costumes at Galleries of Justice in Nottingham

    National Justice Museum

    Nottingham

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 0.5 miles from Nottingham
  3. Outside view of Greens Windmill and Science Centre in Nottingham

    Green's Mill and Science Centre

    Nottingham

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 0.9 miles from Nottingham
  4. Machinery exhibit at Nottingham Industrial Museum

    Nottingham Industrial Museum

    Nottingham

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 2.6 miles from Nottingham
  5. Crich Tramway Village

    Crich Tramway Village

    Crich

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (3 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 16.8 miles from Nottingham
  6. Boy on interactive displays at West Shed Museum in Ripley

    West Shed Museum

    Ripley

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 12.4 miles from Nottingham
  7. Garden at Charnwood Museum in Loughborough

    Charnwood Museum

    Loughborough

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 13.1 miles from Nottingham
  8. Family looking at paintings in Derby Museum and Art Gallery

    Derby Museum and Art Gallery

    Derby

    Arts and CraftsArts and Crafts

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 13.9 miles from Nottingham
  9. Toy theatre gallery at Pickford's House in Derby

    Pickford's House

    Derby

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 14.2 miles from Nottingham
  10. Outside view of Strutts North Mill in Belper

    Strutts North Mill

    Belper

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 14.8 miles from Nottingham
  11. Sheep at Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum in Loughborough

    Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum

    Loughborough

    Children's FarmsChildren's Farms

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 15.5 miles from Nottingham
  12. Kids in costumes at National Civil War Centre - Newark Museum

    National Civil War Centre - Newark Museum

    Newark

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 16.6 miles from Nottingham
  13. Exhibition at Melton Carnegie Museum in Melton Mowbray

    Melton Carnegie Museum

    Melton Mowbray

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 17.4 miles from Nottingham
  14. Photo exhibit at The Holocaust Centre in Laxton

    The Holocaust Centre

    Laxton

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 18.5 miles from Nottingham
  15. Aircrafts at Newark Air Museum

    Newark Air Museum

    Newark

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor, Outdoor 18.7 miles from Nottingham
  16. Kids in costumes at Ashby de la Zouch Museum

    Ashby de la Zouch Museum

    Ashby-de-la-Zouch

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 19.6 miles from Nottingham
  17. Outside view of Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills in Bath

    Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills

    Matlock Bath

    Tourist AttractionsTourist Attractions

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 20.3 miles from Nottingham
  18. Ruins at Peak District Lead Mining Museum in Matlock

    Peak District Lead Mining Museum

    Matlock

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 20.6 miles from Nottingham
  19. Dad and daughter looking into telescope at National Space Centre in Leicester

    National Space Centre

    Leicester

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 20.9 miles from Nottingham
  20. Outside view of Claymills Victorian Pumping Station in Burton on Trent

    Claymills Victorian Pumping Station

    Burton on Trent

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 21.1 miles from Nottingham