Museums & Heritage Centres in Lincolnshire

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RAF Waddington Heritage Centre, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

RAF Waddington Heritage Centre, Lincoln

RAF Waddington is a Royal Air Force station located 4.2 miles south of Lincoln. It has a proud and distinguished history spanning more than 90 years. Following its opening in November 1916 as a flying training base, the Station had aircraft and people involved in both World Wars, including the pa...

Gainsborough Model Railway, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

Gainsborough Model Railway, Gainsborough

The Gainsborough Model Railway Museum features one of the largest model railways displays in 'O' gauge. It depicts The East Coast Main Line from Kings Cross to Leeds Central and is a stunning display. The project began during the early 1950s and, today, it covers an astonishing 2500 square feet....

International Bomber Command Centre, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

International Bomber Command Centre, Lincoln

The IBCC site in Lincoln opened in 2018. The International Bomber Command Centre provides a world-class facility to serve as a point for recognition, remembrance and reconciliation for Bomber Command.  The project includes recording, preserving and relating the stories of all those involv...

Magdalen College Museum, Wainfleet All Saints, Lincolnshire

Magdalen College Museum, Wainfleet All Saints

The Grade 1 Listed building is a scheduled ancient monument. William Patten known as William of Waynflete (born 1395) authorised the building of the college in 1484. Having founded the Magdalen College at Oxford, Oxfordshire, the school was originally intended to educate seven boys and send them...

The Curlew Centre, Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire

The Curlew Centre, Sutton Bridge

Officially opened in December 2011, the Curlew Centre is a multi-purpose venue offering a variety of events and services. Its conception is well-documented on the official website and is a triumph in hard work, patience and unwavering dedication to see an idea brought to life. Please visit the...

Louth Museum, Louth, Lincolnshire

Louth Museum, Louth

A Local museum built in 1910 with several galleries.Panorama Gallery: William Brown's 360 degree painting of Louth.Ludalinks Gallery: Geology and bricks; birds and butterflies; archaeology; Lincolnshire Rising of 1536; the Green Lady ghost story.Town Gallery: An interactive floor-map of 1920 L...

Engine Museum of Land Drainage, Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire

Engine Museum of Land Drainage, Pinchbeck

Built in the early 19th century, the Pinchbeck Engine was a drainage engine to drain Pinchbeck Marsh, north of Spalding.When modern progress declared the engine obsolete during the early 1950s it stood forgotten for several decades until being opened to the public as a museum in 1979.The museum comp...

Flower Bulb Museum, Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire

Flower Bulb Museum, Pinchbeck

Inspired by memories of the hard working people from the South Holland fens the Spalding flower bulb museum opened in 1995 to preserve the history of the industry for future generations. Spanning over 120 years this industry has played a vital part in the local economy being a source of employmen...

Grantham Museum, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Grantham Museum, Grantham

Grantham Museum contains displays of archaeology and social history for this market town. Includes exhibits and information on Sir Isaac Newton, the Dambusters and Margaret Thatcher.

Thorpe Camp, Tattershall, Lincolnshire

Thorpe Camp, Tattershall

The Thorpe Camp visitor centre is all about preserving Lincolnshire's recent history. Home of the 97, 619, 617 (Dambusters) and the 627 Squadron that flew out of RAF Woodhall Spa in the 1940's, the Preservation Group established the centre in 1988 to commemorate those airmen who flew duri...

Cottage Museum, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire

Cottage Museum, Woodhall Spa

A small community museum first opened in 1987. It's run entirely by volunteers and is housed in a cottage which was the former home of the Wield Family. The museum both preserves and presents artefacts and other material connected to Woodhall Spa and its history.

North Lincolnshire Museum, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire Museum, Scunthorpe

On Oswald Road, near the railway station in Scunthorpe, is the North Lincolnshire museum, brimming with artefacts and slices of history.It features interactive exhibits and covers archaeology, nature, the Victorian era, and both World Wars. Its rooms are within Frodingham Vicarage, built during the...

Heckington Station Railway Museum, Heckington, Lincolnshire

Heckington Station Railway Museum, Heckington

The museum is housed in the original 1859 Heckington Railway station buildings. It is a working station with trains to Skegness. The station and trains service is currently managed by East Midlands Trains.

Museum of RAF Firefighting, Scampton, Lincolnshire

Museum of RAF Firefighting, Scampton

At RAF Scampton can be found Britain's only Museum of RAF Fire Fighting, since the closure of the one at RAF Manston, Kent. Housing an incredible and fascinating collection of vehicles and artefacts, the museum tells the story of fire fighting from the earliest days to modern times. There are...

Mumby Car Museum, Mumby, Lincolnshire

Mumby Car Museum, Mumby

On Your Marques is a unique model car Museum in Alford.Based in a range of renovated farm buildings, On Your Marques is a purpose built museum to house a fascinating collection of over 1200 model vehicles and motor racing memorabilia covering the many aspects of motoring history from the world of Fo...