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Charnwood Museum

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

Charnwood Museum, Queen's Hall, Loughborough, Leicestershire

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

Churchgate, Spalding 25.5 miles away

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens, Churchgate, Spalding, Lincolnshire

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 26.5 miles away

Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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, Nottingham 28.0 miles away

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


Explore Wollaton Hall and Deer park, Nottingham 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... more

The Donington Grand Prix Collection

Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby 29.2 miles away

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

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

Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Newark 29.8 miles away

Newark Air Museum, Drove Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire

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

Wardown Park Museum

Old Bedford Road, Luton 36.0 miles away

Wardown Park Museum, Old Bedford Road, Luton, Bedfordshire

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 Park, London Road, Luton 38.0 miles away

Stockwood Discovery Centre, Stockwood Park, Luton, Bedfordshire

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

Mill Green Mill & Museum

Bush Hall Lane, Mill Green, Hatfield 42.3 miles away

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

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

Gainsborough´s House

46 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury 43.0 miles away

Gainsborough´s House, 46 Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, Suffolk

Gainsborough's House: The childhood home of the artist Thomas Gainsborough, R.A. (1727–1788). Historic house dating back to the 16th century with an attractive walled garden. The outstanding collection, of Gainsborough´s paintings, drawings and... more

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse

Gressenhall, Dereham 49.6 miles away

Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, Gressenhall, Dereham, Norfolk

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

Chelmsford Museum

Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford 51.8 miles away

Chelmsford Museum, Oaklands Park, Chelmsford, Essex

From Ice Age mammal remains to local family politics, the Chemsford Museum in Essex covers the history of the area is fascinating detail. Learn about King John’s hunting lodge at Writtle, the medieval Dominican Friary at Moulsham, Pleshey Castle,... more

Charnwood Museum

Queen's Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough 53.2 miles away

Charnwood Museum, Queen's Hall, Loughborough, Leicestershire

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

Chiltern Open Air Museum

Newland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles 54.8 miles away

Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire

The award winning Chiltern Open Air Museum is a great day out for families, with a 45 acre site to run around and explore. There are over 30 rescued historic buildings on display, including an Iron Age House, 1940s prefab, Victorian earth cottage and... more

Newark Air Museum

Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Newark 56.5 miles away

Newark Air Museum, Drove Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire

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

Ipswich Museum

High Street, Ipswich 58.1 miles away

Ipswich Museum, High Street, Ipswich, Suffolk

Sitting in the heart of the town centre is Ipswich museum, a treasure trove of exhibits from the past that tell the tale of the town and Suffolk from as far back as 70 million years ago. Inside you will find the Victorian Natural History Gallery, the... more

Nottingham Castle

Nottingham 58.6 miles away

Nottingham Castle, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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

Geffrye Museum of the Home

136 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London 58.9 miles away

Geffrye Museum of the Home, 136 Kingsland Road, London, London

The Geffrye Museum explores the home from 1600 to the present day. Evocative displays of London, middle-class living rooms and gardens illustrate homes and home life through the centuries, reflecting changes in society, behaviour, style and taste. ... more

British Motor Museum

Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwick 58.9 miles away

British Motor Museum, Banbury Road, Warwick, Warwickshire

Fun for all the family whatever the weather! Explore the British Motor Museum, the largest collection of historic British cars in the newly refurbished Museum. Take a walk down the 'Time Road' and discover how both motoring and family life has... more

Lord's Tour & MCC Museum

Lord's Ground, London 59.1 miles away

Lord's Tour & MCC Museum, Lord's Ground, London, London

Lord´s Tour & MCC Museum is renowned as the home of cricket and England´s premier ground for international matches. The fully guided tour includes the Pavilion (Dressing Rooms/Long Room), JP Morgan Media Centre, MCC Museum, which celebrates the 450... more

Barbican Art Gallery

Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London 59.7 miles away

Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Centre, London, London

Based in the City of London and easily accessible from Hoxton and Whitechapel, the Barbican Art Gallery hosts everyone from acclaimed architects to Turner-prize-winning artists. Expect a series of exhibitions that encompass everything from pop art... more

British Museum

Great Russell Street, London 59.7 miles away

British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, London

British Museum A museum of the world, for the world.Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history. Visitors enjoy a unique comparison of the treasures of world cultures under one roof,... more

Museum of London

150 London Wall, London 59.8 miles away

Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London, London

Step inside Museum of London for an unforgettable journey through the capital’s turbulent past. Now open, our brand new Galleries of Modern London let you walk the streets of Victorian London, take a stroll in recreated 19th century pleasure gardens... more

Wallace Collection

Hertford House, Manchester Square, London 59.8 miles away

Wallace Collection, Hertford House, London, London

Both a national museum and the finest private art collection ever assembled by one family. It was bequeathed to the nation by Sir Richard Wallace´s widow in 1897 and is displayed on three floors of Hertford House. Unsurpassed collections of French... more

Sir John Soane´s Museum

13 Lincolns Inn Fields, London 59.8 miles away

Sir John Soane´s Museum, 13 Lincolns Inn Fields, London, London

The Sir John Soane´s Museum, houses collections amassed by the architect Sir John Soane (1753-1837). The three linked houses built by him between 1793 and 1824, have been a museum since the early 19th century. Included are antiquities, furniture,... more

Whitechapel Art Gallery

80/82 Whitechapel High Street, London 59.9 miles away

Whitechapel Art Gallery, 80/82 Whitechapel High Street, London, London

The Whitechapel Art Gallery is London´s most prestigious independent gallery and has been at the cutting-edge of art for one hundred years. It was the first public gallery dedicated to temporary art exhibitions and it has held significant shows of... more

Guildhall Art Gallery & Roman London´s Amphitheatre

Guildhall Yard, London 60.0 miles away

Guildhall Art Gallery & Roman London´s Amphitheatre, Guildhall Yard, London, London

Guildhall Art Gallery & Roman London´s Amphitheatre: Discover the art collection of the City of London Corporation and visit Guildhall Yard, a tranquil and historic square in the middle of the City. The Gallery was established in 1886 as, 'a... more

Wollaton Hall & Park/Natural History Museum

Wollaton, Nottingham 60.3 miles away

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


Explore Wollaton Hall and Deer park, Nottingham 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... more

Tower of London

Tower Hill, London 60.5 miles away

Tower of London, Tower Hill, London, London


See the Crown Jewels and Experience History come to Life at the tower of London The Tower of London built in the 11th century by William the Conqueror, is one of the best examples of a medieval castle in the world and you’ll find... more

Institute of Contemporary Arts

12 Carlton House Terrace, London 60.6 miles away

Institute of Contemporary Arts, 12 Carlton House Terrace, London, London

ICA is where you can see art from contemporary artists like Damien Hirst, Steve McQueen and Tracey Emin. Watch fascinating world cinema from directors like Wong Kar Wai, Jan Svankmajer and Jane Campion. Listen to talks by philosopher Anthony... more

Museum of London Docklands

No 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London 60.6 miles away

Museum of London Docklands, No 1 Warehouse, London, London

From Roman settlement to Docklands’ regeneration, unlock the history of London’s river, port and people in this historic warehouse. Discover a wealth of objects from whale bones to WWII gas masks in state-of-the-art galleries, including Mudlarks, an... more

Old Operating Theatre, Museum & Herb Garret

9a St Thomas Street, Southwark, London 60.7 miles away

Old Operating Theatre, Museum & Herb Garret, 9a St Thomas Street, London, London

The very antithesis of your big expensive London attraction, the Old Operating Theatre in the roof space of baroque St Thomas’ Church near London Bridge station is a fascinating place to stop in and explore. The 1815 Apothecary’s Act required... more

Kensington Palace

London 60.7 miles away

Kensington Palace, London, London


Admire The Jacobean Beauty of Kensington Palace Although there is much history surrounding Kensington Palace, it is perhaps most famous as the home of Princess Diana. Turned into a palace from a Jacobean home in the late 1600s by... more

Design Museum

28 Shad Thames, London 60.8 miles away

Design Museum, 28 Shad Thames, London, London

Little introduction is needed for the Design Museum in London, created by Terence Conran back in 1989 and now the home of ground-breaking design exhibitions year round. The museum’s ever-changing shows present the cutting edge work of creators and ... more

The Queen´s Gallery

Buckingham Palace, London 61.0 miles away

The Queen´s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London, London


Explore The Queens Gallery The Queen´s Gallery, situated adjacent to Buckingham Palace, hosts a programme of changing exhibitions of magnificent works of art from the Royal Collection. The Gallery has a collection of fantastic... more

The Donington Grand Prix Collection

Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derby 61.1 miles away

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

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

Compton Verney

Compton Verney 61.9 miles away

Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Warwickshire

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

National Army Museum

Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London 62.0 miles away

National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, London, London

At the National Army Museum, discover the colourful story of the British Army and how the men and women who have served in it have lived and fought, from the middle ages, through two world wars, to the present day. Find out the facts behind some of... more

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Shirehall, Market Avenue, Norwich 62.2 miles away

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Shirehall, Norwich, Norfolk

There probably isn’t a more child-friendly castle in Britain than Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery so if you’ve kids to consider when planning a day out, this one’s a cracker. Built by the Normans as a royal palace some 900 years ago, this grand... more

National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory

Romney Road, Greenwich, London 62.5 miles away

National Maritime Museum and Royal Observatory, Romney Road, London, London

The National Maritime Museum tells the story of Britain´s adventures at sea with features on voyages of exploration, liners, historic events and environmental issues. A golden royal barge, good children's gallery, lots of ship models, globes, charts... more

South London Gallery

65 Peckham Road, London 62.8 miles away

South London Gallery, 65 Peckham Road, London, London

South London Gallery opened in 1891 with an aim `to bring contemporary art to the working people of South London´. The Gallery, has an international reputation for its challenging programme of contemporary art exhibitions, live art and off-site... more

The Wernher Collection at Ranger´s House

Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath, London 63.1 miles away

The Wernher Collection at Ranger´s House, Chesterfield Walk, London, London


Discover one of London's hidden gems at The Wernher Collection at Ranger´s House Representing one of the most impressive collections of medieval and early modern European art to have been put together by one person, The Wernher... more

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Gallery Road, Dulwich, London 64.7 miles away

Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London, London

Dulwich Picture Gallery was designed by Sir John Soane, opened in 1814 and is the oldest public gallery in Britain. The magnificent collection of masterpieces, including works by Rembrandt, Poussin, Watteau, Rubens, Canaletto, Gainsborough and many... more

The Muckleburgh Military Collection

Weybourne, Holt 65.0 miles away

The Muckleburgh Military Collection, Weybourne, Holt, Norfolk

The Muckleburgh Military Collection is named after Muckleburgh Hill at the foot of which the former Weybourne Military Camp is situated. Weybourne has long been a site for the repulse of invasion from Roman and Viking times to the threat of the... more

Royal Holloway Art Collection and Picture Gallery

University of London, Egham Hill, Egham 68.8 miles away

Royal Holloway Art Collection and Picture Gallery, University of London, Egham, Surrey

The Royal Holloway and Bedford New College Art Collections Royal Holloway’s founder, Thomas Holloway (1800–1883) used part of the fortune he amassed from the manufacture and sale of his ‘cure-all’ pills and ointment to form a modern art collection... more

Brooklands Museum

Brooklands Road, Weybridge 72.5 miles away

Brooklands Museum, Brooklands Road, Weybridge, Surrey

Known as the birthplace of British motorsport and aviation, Brooklands Museum makes a fabulous day out for car and plane enthusiasts. The Brooklands Motor Course in Weybridge, Surrey, was built back in 1907 and much of the track and buildings are... more

Sarehole Mill

Cole Bank Road, Hall Green, Birmingham 73.3 miles away

Sarehole Mill, Cole Bank Road, Birmingham, West Midlands


Discover Sarehole Mill, the inspiration for Lord of The Rings 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... more

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Chamberlain Square, Birmingham 75.5 miles away

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


Discover Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery 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... more

Barber Institute of Fine Arts

University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham 76.4 miles away

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

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

Cotswold Motoring Museum & Toy Collection

The Old Mill, Bourton-on-the-Water 77.2 miles away

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

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

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