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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Shipley Gate

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

There are 92 Shipley Gate 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. Crich Tramway Village

    Crich Tramway Village

    Crich

    Railway and Transport AttractionsRailway and Transport Attractions

    Voted East Midlands' Best Day Out by viewers of BBC East Midlands Today, Crich Tramway Village has developed into one of Derbyshire's most unique fam...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (3 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 9.5 miles from Shipley Gate
  2. Boy on interactive displays at West Shed Museum in Ripley

    West Shed Museum

    Ripley

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 5.3 miles from Shipley Gate
  3. Machinery exhibit at Nottingham Industrial Museum

    Nottingham Industrial Museum

    Nottingham

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 5.6 miles from Shipley Gate
  4. Outside view of Strutts North Mill in Belper

    Strutts North Mill

    Belper

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 7.6 miles from Shipley Gate
  5. Kids exploring City of Caves in Nottingham

    City of Caves

    Nottingham

    Caves and MinesCaves 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...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 7.7 miles from Shipley Gate
  6. Staff in costumes at Galleries of Justice in Nottingham

    National Justice Museum

    Nottingham

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

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

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 7.8 miles from Shipley Gate
  7. Outside view of Greens Windmill and Science Centre in Nottingham

    Green's Mill and Science Centre

    Nottingham

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums and Art Galleries

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

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 8.3 miles from Shipley Gate
  8. Family looking at paintings in Derby Museum and Art Gallery

    Derby Museum and Art Gallery

    Derby

    Arts and CraftsArts 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 9.1 miles from Shipley Gate
  9. Toy theatre gallery at Pickford's House in Derby

    Pickford's House

    Derby

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 9.3 miles from Shipley Gate
  10. Outside view of Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills in Bath

    Sir Richard Arkwrights Masson Mills

    Matlock Bath

    Tourist AttractionsTourist 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 13 miles from Shipley Gate
  11. Ruins at Peak District Lead Mining Museum in Matlock

    Peak District Lead Mining Museum

    Matlock

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 13.3 miles from Shipley Gate
  12. Garden at Charnwood Museum in Loughborough

    Charnwood Museum

    Loughborough

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor 16.7 miles from Shipley Gate
  13. 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

    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...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 17.5 miles from Shipley Gate
  14. Lake at Creswell Crags in Worksop

    Creswell Crags

    Worksop

    Caves and MinesCaves 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...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 18.5 miles from Shipley Gate
  15. 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

    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...

    Suitable for 9+ Indoor 19 miles from Shipley Gate
  16. Photo exhibit at The Holocaust Centre in Laxton

    The Holocaust Centre

    Laxton

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 19.9 miles from Shipley Gate
  17. Sheep at Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum in Loughborough

    Stonehurst Family Farm and Museum

    Loughborough

    Children's FarmsChildren'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...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 20.1 miles from Shipley Gate
  18. Visitors at Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood

    Sudbury Hall and Museum of Childhood

    Ashbourne

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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,...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 20.8 miles from Shipley Gate
  19. Outside view of Bakewell Old House Museum

    Bakewell Old House Museum

    Bakewell

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 21.1 miles from Shipley Gate
  20. Kids in costumes at National Civil War Centre - Newark Museum

    National Civil War Centre - Newark Museum

    Newark

    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 21.5 miles from Shipley Gate

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