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Museums & Art Galleries Oakham

Museums and Art Galleries in or near Oakham, such as Rutland County Museum and New Walk Museum & Art Gallery are listed below.

Rutland County Museum

Rutland County Museum, Catmose Street, Oakham, Rutland

Catmose Street, Oakham 0.1 miles away

Rutland County Museum is the perfect introduction to England´s smallest county. The `Welcome to Rutland´ display is a brief guide to the history of Rutland and compliments displays of local archaeology, history and an extensive rural life collection.... more

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, 53 New Walk, Leicester, Leicestershire

53 New Walk, Leicester 16.9 miles away

Sitting on Leicester’s splendid New Walk, a leafy, pleasant stroll from the Victoria Park area into the heart of the city, the New Walk Museum and Art gallery makes for a lovely tranquil spot to immerse yourself in everything from dinosaurs to the... more

Abbey Pumping Station

Abbey Pumping Station, Corporation Road, Leicester, Leicestershire

Corporation Road, Leicester 16.9 miles away

Leicester has a rather glorious, proud industrial history and there’s no better place to see an example of this than the elegant Abbey Pumping Station. Now part of the city’s Museum of Science and Technology, the station opened back in 1891 with the... more

Jewry Wall Museum

Jewry Wall Museum, St Nicholas Circle, Leicester, Leicestershire

St Nicholas Circle, Leicester 17.5 miles away

Jewry Wall Museum is Leicester´s Museum of Archaeology, set amongst the remains of the Roman town´s public baths. Its centrepeice is the 2000-year old Jewry Wall, the second largest piece of surviving Roman building in the country. The museum tells... more

Charnwood Museum

Charnwood Museum, Queen's Hall, Loughborough, Leicestershire

Queen's Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough 21.4 miles away

There’s something very satisfying about visiting one of the many small museums in the UK, where you can get to grips with the message and feel you’ve learnt something about the area rather than being bamboozled by hundreds of exhibits. Charnwood... more

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens, Churchgate, Spalding, Lincolnshire

Churchgate, Spalding 25.5 miles away

Ayscoughfee museum in Spalding is set in a Grade I medieval hall, the home of a wool merchant, dating back to the 1400s. The hall is always busy, whether hosting a concert, a play or show, a craft session or an art exhibition and has a busy... more

Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Nottingham 26.5 miles away

Situated high above the city, Nottingham Castle is a 17th century Mansion built over 300 years ago, on the site of a medieval castle originally built by William the Conqueror. A vibrant museum that houses a range of collections including historic and... more

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum, Wollaton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Wollaton, Nottingham 28.0 miles away

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum stands on a natural hill 3 miles west of Nottingham City centre. This sensational Elizabethan house was designed by Robert Smythson and completed in 1588 and set in a scenic 500 acre historic park. Inside,... more

The Donington Grand Prix Collection

The Donington Grand Prix Collection, Donington Park, Derby, Derbyshire

Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby 29.2 miles away

Mad about Formula One? Get thee to the Donington Grand Prix Collection in Derbyshire where you can see the world’s largest collection of Grand Prix cars – there are a whopping 130 vehicles glistening and sparkling across four halls. Take in almost a... more

Newark Air Museum

Newark Air Museum, Drove Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire

Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Newark 29.8 miles away

The Newark Air Museum is open every day (except Christmas and New Year) with half the aircraft and cockpit sections displayed under cover, along with artefact and engine displays agreat day out no matter what the weather. Currently there are 74... more

Rugby Art Gallery & Museum

Rugby Art Gallery & Museum, Little Elborow Street, Rugby, Warwickshire

Little Elborow Street, Rugby 30.4 miles away

Rugby Art Gallery & Museum: See the remarkable Tripontium Collection of Roman artefacts and explore Rugby´s past in the Social History Museum. The Art Gallery hosts a series of changing temporary exhibitions, including the Rugby Collection of... more

Northampton Museum & Art Gallery

Northampton Museum & Art Gallery, Guildhall Road, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Guildhall Road, Northampton 30.6 miles away

The Northampton Museum & Art Gallery houses Northampton´s famous collection of boots and shoes, the largest in the world. The displays show the history of shoemaking and how fashions have changed over a hundred years, with examples that include... more

Papplewick Pumping Station

Papplewick Pumping Station, Rigg Lane, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire

Rigg Lane, Ravenshead 32.1 miles away

Late Victorian working waterworks in landscaped grounds. One of Europe´s great industrial monuments. Original engines/boilers in a magnificent Temple of Steam. Steams on Bank Holiday Sundays and Mondays and other selected weekends. See the Pumping... more

Derby Museum & Art Gallery

Derby Museum & Art Gallery, The Strand, Derby, Derbyshire

The Strand, Derby 36.1 miles away

From retrospectives on Lowry to critiquing local scriptwriters’ work, it’s all going on at the Derby Museum and Art Gallery. The museum, in the heart of the city, is home to some major national and international collections. Find out about the... more

Pickford's House

Pickford's House, 41 Friar Gate, Derby, Derbyshire

41 Friar Gate, Derby 36.4 miles away

A fine Georgian town house built in 1770 by local architect, Joseph Pickford, as his home. Displays include period rooms circa 1800, historic costume and an 18th century style garden.... more

The Canal Museum

The Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne, Towcester, Northamptonshire

Stoke Bruerne, Towcester 37.1 miles away

The Canal Museum in Stoke Bruerne is situated in a beautiful canal side village with a 'living canal' on its doorstep. The Museum is located in a restored corn mill alongside the Grand Union Canal and you can easily imagine what life was like in the... more

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Jordan Well, Coventry, Warwickshire

Jordan Well, Coventry 37.3 miles away

Sitting next to the atmospheric ruins of the old Coventry Cathedral, the Herbert Art Gallery has pride of place in the heart of this Midlands city. This is the cultural pulse of the lively Coventry arts scene and in addition to the mix of permanent... more

Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place

Coventry Transport Museum, Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry, Warwickshire

Hales Street, Coventry 37.3 miles away

One of the largest attractions of its kind in Europe, the Coventry Transport Museum is a serious draw for those with a thing for speed – it took some time for my car-mad husband to be prized away from the Thrust SSC, the vehicle in which Richard... more

The Higgins Bedford

The Higgins Bedford, Castle Lane, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Castle Lane, Bedford 38.3 miles away

Sitting in the pleasant castle quarter of Bedford on the north side of the Ouse, The Higgins Art Gallery and Museum reopened after extensive work in the summer of June 2013 to combine the Cecil Higgins Art Gallery, Bedford Museum and Bedford Gallery.... more

Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum

Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, The Royal Pump Rooms, Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

The Royal Pump Rooms, The Parade, Royal Leamington Spa 42.8 miles away

This award winning Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum, Royal Pump Rooms has a fine art collection, an exhibition on the history of Royal Leamington Spa, cabinets of curiosities, gallery of interactive exhibits, Hammam (restored Turkish bath),... more

MK Gallery

MK Gallery, 900 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

900 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes 43.1 miles away

Thought Milton Keynes was famous only for its concrete cows? Then perhaps you should head for the MK Gallery, a fascinating art space that dissects the experience and living in the city through a series of exhibitions, talks and events. The gallery... more

Shuttleworth Collection

Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

Old Warden Aerodrome, Biggleswade 43.3 miles away

The Shuttleworth Collection is in a quiet countryside setting on an old fashioned all grass aerodrome with eight hangars. These hangars comprise an aeroplane engineering workshop, a garage and coachroom, and the remainder house the world famous... more

National Motorcycle Museum

National Motorcycle Museum, Coventry Road, Solihull, West Midlands

Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull 43.8 miles away

The National Motorcycle Museum is the largest motorcycle museum in the world, housing a breathtaking collection of over 700 British motorcycles dating from 1898, each painstakingly restored to its original specification. It is a tribute to this once... more

Warwickshire Museum

Warwickshire Museum, Market Place, Warwick, Warwickshire

Market Place, Warwick 44.9 miles away

At Warwickshire Museum, a huge brown bear with ragged staff will greet you in the entrance to the museum and there are wilder beasts to follow. Enjoy ancient jewellery, fantastic fossils, bees and bugs. Trace the early history of Warwickshire and... more

Heritage Motor Centre

Heritage Motor Centre, Banbury Road, Warwick, Warwickshire

Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwick 45.7 miles away

Fun for all the family. The Heritage Motor Centre houses informative and interactive exhibitions charting the history of British motoring from the 1890s to present day. Walk the 'Time Road' and discover how motoring and family life has changed... more

The Farmland Museum & Denny Abbey

The Farmland Museum & Denny Abbey, Ely Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Ely Road, Waterbeach, Cambridge 45.9 miles away

Find out about the Countess and fighting monks, country craftsmen and local farming in this peaceful setting. Visit the Medieval Abbey, 17th century stone barn and farmworker´s cottage from the 1940s. Interactive exhibits for children and play and... more

Sir Richard Arkwrights Cromford Mill

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Mill Lane, Cromford, Matlock 46.2 miles away

Visit the world´s first successful water powered cotton spinning mill. Tours available daily and exhibitions. Part of the Derwent Valley Mills, having achieved World Heritage status in December 2001.... more

Bletchley Park

Bletchley Park, The Mansion, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

The Mansion, Bletchley, Milton Keynes 46.3 miles away

Once known simply as Station X, Bletchley Park was the country’s main decryption centre during World War II and is now a museum dedicated to the efforts of the startlingly smart code breakers who worked there, including the likes of Alan Turing,... more

Kettle´s Yard

Kettle´s Yard, Castle Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Castle Street, Cambridge 47.3 miles away

Kettle´s Yard is a house with a permanent collection that was founded by Jim Ede, once a curator at the Tate Gallery, and was intended as a `refuge of peace and order, of the visual arts and music´. Works of art on display include works by Ben and... more

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Whipple Museum of the History of Science, Free School Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Free School Lane, Cambridge 47.8 miles away

Whipple Museum of the History of Science is housed in a large hall that was built in 1618. The Museum holds a pre-eminent collection of scientific instruments and models, dating from the Middle Ages to the present. Microscopes and telescopes,... more

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Downing Street, Cambridge 47.9 miles away

The Sedgwick Museum is located on Downing Street, Cambridge and is an integral part of the Department of Earth Sciences, of the University of Cambridge. The Museum holds and displays collections of many thousands of fossils, minerals and rocks that... more

Fitzwilliam Museum

Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Trumpington Street, Cambridge 48.0 miles away

The Fitzwilliam Museum was founded in 1816 by Richard, 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam and is the art museum of the University of Cambridge. One of the oldest museums in the country it houses magnificent collections of works of art and antiquities spanning... more

Compton Verney

Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Warwickshire

Compton Verney 48.5 miles away

Compton Verney offers a unique Art Gallery experience. Housed in a Grade I listed Robert Adam Mansion set in 120 acres of ´Capability´ Brown landscaped parkland, it houses art from around the world. Six permanent collections include: paintings from... more

Banbury Museum

Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire

Spiceball Park Road, Banbury 48.8 miles away

Situated in the town centre is a smart, modern building on the water’s edge - Banbury Museum in Oxfordshire. Upstairs there is a permanent display about the history of this pleasant market town through the centuries where you'll learn about the... more

Sarehole Mill

Sarehole Mill, Cole Bank Road, Birmingham, West Midlands

Cole Bank Road, Hall Green, Birmingham 50.0 miles away

Principally known for its association with JRR Tolkien who used it as his inspiration for the Shire in Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, Sarehole Mill in Birmingham is one of only two working watermills in the city. Dating back to 1750, Sarehole now... more


Thinktank, Millennium Point, Birmingham, West Midlands

Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham 50.2 miles away

Thinktank offers an extraordinary, fun-packed day out for all the family. From steam engines to intestines, this exciting museum has over 200 hands-on displays on science and technology from the past, present and future. This includes the... more

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham, West Midlands

Chamberlain Square, Birmingham 50.9 miles away

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is housed in a grade II listed building in the heart of the city, its status as one of Britain’s most important museums underlined by its prominent position. Opened in 1885 and now with more than 40 galleries for... more

Barber Institute of Fine Arts

Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands

University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham 52.5 miles away

The phrase hidden gem must surely apply to the Barber Institute of Fine Art in leafy Edgebaston, a few miles from Birmingham city centre. An Art Deco delight of a building, inside the architectural style continues with furniture from the period. And... more

Leather Museum

Leather Museum, Littleton Street West, Walsall, Staffordshire

Littleton Street West, Walsall 52.9 miles away

The Leather Museum is housed in a restored leather factory. Walsall was the British leathergoods capital where people have been making the world's finest saddles and leather goods for over 200 years. The displays tell the stories of the Walsall... more

The New Art Gallery Walsall

The New Art Gallery Walsall, Gallery Square, Walsall, West Midlands

Gallery Square, Walsall 53.0 miles away

The New Art Gallery Walsall has The Garman Ryan Collection on permanent display. This was donated to the people of Walsall in 1973 by Lady Kathleen Garman, widow of sculptor Sir Jacob Epstein, and includes work by Picasso, Van Gogh, Modigliani and... more

IWM Duxford

IWM Duxford, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Cambridge 53.4 miles away

Imaginations take flight at IWM Duxford. Put yourself in the pilot seat and discover Britain’s best-preserved Second World War fighter station, alongside iconic aircrafts including the Spitfire, Concorde and Blackbird spy plane. In fact there are... more

Wardown Park Museum

Wardown Park Museum, Old Bedford Road, Luton, Bedfordshire

Old Bedford Road, Luton 55.0 miles away

Situated in beautiful Wardown Park.At the Wardown Park Museum you can explore the development of Luton from pre-history to the present day. Highlights include the Luton Life Gallery, the nationally important Lace Collection and the Bedfordshire and... more

National Horseracing Museum

National Horseracing Museum, 99 High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk

99 High Street, Newmarket 55.8 miles away

National Horseracing Museum: Discover the stories of British racing from its early Royal origins at Newmarket to its modern-day heroes. This year to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen, Patron of the National Horseracing Museum, the... more

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, Quainton Road Station, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Quainton Road Station, Quainton, Aylesbury 56.1 miles away

Buckinghamshire Railway Centre: a working Steam Museum with one of the largest railway collections in the UK. Opening Easter to end of October, Steam Trains and the Miniature Railway run on Sundays, Bank Holidays and School Holiday Wednesdays.... more

Stockwood Discovery Centre

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Stockwood Park, Luton, Bedfordshire

Stockwood Park, London Road, Luton 57.0 miles away

The Stockwood Discovery Centre - With interactive display, variety of gardens, children play area, bee gallery and much more, it is a wonderful visitor attraction and museum. Collection highlights include the internationally famous Wenlok Jug, the... more

Black Country Living Museum

Black Country Living Museum, Tipton Road, Dudley, West Midlands

Tipton Road, Dudley 57.4 miles away

Whether it’s raining or sunny, a trip to the Black Country Living Museum is a real full day out, with a whole range of activities over 26 acres. An entire Black Country canal-side village has been recreated brick by brick here so you can sup a... more

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery, Surrey Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Surrey Street, Sheffield 58.2 miles away

Tucked away above Sheffield’s Central Library sits the city’s Graves Gallery, an oasis of calm just yards from the tumult of the city centre traffic featuring Sheffield’s visual art collection. If you’ve visited this cool, tranquil space before you... more

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery

Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery, Arundel Gate, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Arundel Gate, Sheffield 58.3 miles away

Featuring fabulous art, design and craft in the heart of Sheffield, the Millennium Gallery showcases the city’s unique heritage, including the metalwork for which the city is so renowned. Subject matter is as varied as work from a modern soundscape... more

Clifton Park Museum

Clifton Park Museum, Clifton Lane, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Clifton Lane, Rotherham 58.8 miles away

A great stop if you want to learn more about the local history of the area, Clifton Park Museum, a lovely building established in 1783, provides hands-on exhibits and fascinating stories about how the people of Rotherham and around used to live.... more

Museums Sheffield: Weston Park

Museums Sheffield: Weston Park, Western Bank, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Western Bank, Sheffield 58.9 miles away

Set within 1,000 acres of parkland, Weston Park, part of the Sheffield Museums group, beautifully explains the history of the city from pre-historic times to the present day. Collections cover a wide landscape of topics and range from an exhibition... more

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