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

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Ranby

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Ranby in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 86 Ranby 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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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...

Photo exhibit at The Holocaust Centre in Laxton

The Holocaust Centre

  • 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...

Classic planes at South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum in Doncaster

South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum

  • Doncaster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum at Doncaster Lakeside on the former site of WWII RAF Doncaster has historic buildings and aircraft hangers, military...

Outside view of Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

  • Doncaster
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery is a family friendly museum with games, colouring sheets, and trails that tells the story of the Doncaster area from...

Kids playing in splash pad at Clifton Park in Rotherham

Clifton Park

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Clifton Park is certainly beautiful, but once they're done looking at it (for about 30 seconds if they know what else is in store!) head over to the...

Kitchen at Cusworth Hall and Park in Doncaster

Cusworth Hall and Park

  • Doncaster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Cusworth Hall and Park offers plenty to see and do with the kids, is open throughout the year, and it's free to visit! The Museum has an extensive co...

Magna Science Adventure Centre

Magna Science Adventure Centre2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

For a family day out with an extra spark, make sure to head down to Magna Science Adventure Centre! Get ready to explore over 100 of the wackiest int...

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...

Exhibition room at Millennium Gallery in Sheffield

Millennium Gallery

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Millennium Gallery should be your destination if you and the kids are interested in craft, art and design. The permanent metalwork collection is one...

People looking at a portrait at Graves Gallery in Sheffield

Graves Gallery

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Graves Gallery has something for everyone with 8 galleries of imaginatively shown artwork. It is worth the walk to the top floor above the city's lib...

Boy behind the steering of a vehicle at the National Emergency Services Museum

National Emergency Services Museum

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Get hands-on with 200 years of emergency services history at the The National Emergency Services Museum! Step inside a real Victorian combined fire,...

Family looking at Bessemer Converter at Kelham Island Museum in Sheffield

Kelham Island Museum

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Kelham Island Museum was opened in 1982 to house the objects, pictures and archive material representing Sheffield's industrial story. Located in one...

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...

Outside view of Weston Park Museum in Sheffield

Weston Park Museum

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Weston Park Museum boasts extensive collections in many areas including social, natural and global history, with a wealth of permanent and temporary...

Family at Elsecar Heritage Centre in Barnsley

Elsecar Heritage Centre

  • Barnsley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Elsecar Heritage Centre is built on the site of industrial workshops dating to the 1800s and the charmingly restored historical buildings now house a...

Outside view of Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet in Sheffield

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

  • Sheffield
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Abbeydale Works was once the largest water-powered industrial site on the River Sheaf: a dedicated place of highly skilled metal working from 1697 to...

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...

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...

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...

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