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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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton 58.9 miles away

Established in 1884, Wolverhampton Art Gallery is an award-winning hands-on art gallery situated in Wolverhampton town centre. The Gallery has substantial collections of both Contemporary Art and sumptuous displays of Victorian and Georgian... more

Ancient High House

Ancient High House, Greengate Street, Stafford, Staffordshire

Greengate Street, Stafford 59.0 miles away

England's largest timber-framed townhouse, the Ancient High House in Stafford, contains 400 years of local history to discover. As you step inside you'll be drawn into a journey through the Elizabethan era through the Civil War years and up to the... more

The Gallery at Riverside

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Main Street, Rotherham 59.1 miles away

Get a sense of the rich local art scene at Rotherham Art Gallery, slap bang in the centre of town. Tour this purpose built building, recently refurbished to be part of the Riverside building, and admire its permanent exhibitions and an exciting... more

Natural History Museum at Tring

Natural History Museum at Tring, The Walter Rothschild Building, Tring, Hertfordshire

The Walter Rothschild Building, Akeman Street, Tring 60.6 miles away

The Walter Rothschild Zoological Museum was once the private collection of Lionel Walter, 2nd Baron Rothschild and is now part of The Natural History Museum. It houses more than 4000 specimens in a unique Victorian Setting. The displays comprise of... more

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, The Visitor Centre, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

The Visitor Centre, Icklingham Road, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds 62.3 miles away

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village is the site of an Anglo-Saxon settlement occupied 420-650AD. Today there is a unique reconstructed Anglo-Saxon Village built on the original settlement site, giving visitors the opportunity to touch and experience... more

Izaak Walton's Cottage

Izaak Walton's Cottage, Worston Lane, Stone, Staffordshire

Worston Lane, Shallowford, Stone 62.5 miles away

Izaak Walton, the celebrated author of `The Compleat Angler´ once owned this charming 16th century thatched half-timbered cottage. Inside the Angling Museum there is variety of fishing collections on display, showing the quality of the craftmanship... more

Gladstone Pottery Museum

Gladstone Pottery Museum, Uttoxeter Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Uttoxeter Road, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent 62.8 miles away

Stoke on Trent has become synonymous with pottery and the Gladstone Pottery Museum tells the tale of this part of England and its artistic pedigree. This is the last complete Victorian pottery factory in the country and it has been beautifully... more

Verulamium Museum

Verulamium Museum, St Michael's Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire

St Michael's Street, St Albans 65.1 miles away

Verulamium Museum & Hypocaust is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain and set in attractive parkland. On display are some of the finest Roman mosaics and wall plasters outside the Mediterrean. Nearby is a Roman theatre, walls and... more

Museum of St Albans

Museum of St Albans, Hatfield Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Hatfield Road, St Albans 65.2 miles away

The Museum of St Albans was founded in 1898 to tell the story of the town, from its roots in Roman life to its current status as much-loved commuter hot spot. Sitting centrally on the Hatfield Rd, take a wander through the medieval gallery to... more

Mill Green Mill & Museum

Mill Green Mill & Museum, Bush Hall Lane, Hatfield, Hertfordshire

Bush Hall Lane, Mill Green, Hatfield 65.6 miles away

Mill Green Mill & Museum: See our lovingly restored watermill grind organic locally grown wheat. A hidden gem in the hamlet of Mill Green between Hatfield and Welwyn Garden City. There's been a mill on this site for over a thousand years so our... more

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Bethesda Street, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent 65.6 miles away

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery is the home of the world´s finest collection of Staffordshire ceramics, including the National Minton Collection. Discover the story of Stoke-on-Trent´s people, products and landscapes through imaginative displays... more

Normanby Hall Museum & Country Park

Normanby Hall Museum & Country Park, Normanby Hall Country Park, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire

Normanby Hall Country Park, Normanby, Scunthorpe 67.2 miles away

Normanby Hall is a splendid Regency Mansion designed by Sir Robert Smirke and built between 1825 and 1830. On display are examples of fine furniture and also costume galleries. The Farming Museum shows the history of farming and rural crafts during... more

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, Gressenhall, Dereham, Norfolk

Gressenhall, Dereham 69.1 miles away

If you want to help the kids appreciate their relatively easy 21st century lives, take them on a trip to Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse. Actually, this place is great to visit whether you are trying to educate your children or not. The 50-acre site... more

Cotswold Motoring Museum & Toy Collection

Cotswold Motoring Museum & Toy Collection, The Old Mill, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

The Old Mill, Bourton-on-the-Water 69.3 miles away

Sitting in possibly one of the prettiest villages in England – Bourton-on-the-Water – The Cotswold Motoring Museum and Toy Collection is stuffed to the gills with every conceivable type of car both life-size and toy-size. Wander through the museum’s... more

Cannon Hall Museum, Park & Gardens

Cannon Hall Museum, Park & Gardens, Bark House Lane, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Bark House Lane, Cawthorne, Barnsley 72.1 miles away

Cannon Hall Museum, first opened as a museum in 1957 and is now home to `Charge´, the Regimental Museum of the 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary´s Own). With fine collections of furniture, glassware, colourful pottery all displayed in period... more

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