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Archaeological Museums Ribchester

Included below are Archaeological museums, such as Lancaster City Museum in Ribchester. The selection of Archaeological museums display fossils, artefacts and relics dating back to the age of the dinosaurs. Often with interactive displays and regularly changing exhibitions.

Lancaster City Museum

Lancaster City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, Lancashire

Market Square, Lancaster 19.6 miles away


Lancaster City Museum is situated in the former town hall and spread over two floors with collections illustrating the history and archaeology of Lancaster and North Lancashire. One of the permanent exhibitions on the upper floor is devoted to the... more

Cliffe Castle Museum

Cliffe Castle Museum, Spring Gardens Lane, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Spring Gardens Lane, Keighley 25.5 miles away


Once the grand family home of Victorian textile millionaire Henry Isaac Butterfield, Cliffe Castle Museum in Keighley, west Yorkshire, is now a fabulously restored glittering mansion inside which you can learn just how the Butterfields – and wealthy... more

The Manchester Museum

The Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Manchester, Greater Manchester

The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester 26.8 miles away


The Manchester Museum: Dinosaurs (including Stan the T.rex), ancient Egyptian objects and live animals (such as frogs and snakes) are some of the treasures you can encounter at The Manchester Museum on Oxford Road, part of The University of... more

World Museum Liverpool

World Museum Liverpool, William Brown Street, Liverpool, Merseyside

William Brown Street, Liverpool 33.4 miles away


The World Museum Liverpool´s galleries include World Cultures, the Bug House, an Aquarium, Clore Natural History Centre, Weston Discovery Centre and Treasure House Theatre. With thousands of exhibits, the whole family can discover other... more

The Dock Museum

The Dock Museum, North Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

North Road, Barrow-in-Furness 35.5 miles away


Barrow-in-Furness transformed in the 19th and 20th century from small farming community to one of Britain’s most formidable ship builders and The Dock Museum tells the tale of the metamorphosis. The museum is built over an original Victorian graving... more

Royal Pump Room Museum

Royal Pump Room Museum, Crown Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Crown Place, Harrogate 42.2 miles away


Royal Pump Room Museum, which is housed in Harrogate´s premier spa building and the site of Europe´s strongest sulphur well, tells the story of Harrogate as a spa. The distinctive octagonal building was built in 1842 by Isaac Shutt and re-opened in... more

Grosvenor Museum

Grosvenor Museum, 27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire

27 Grosvenor Street, Chester 45.7 miles away


With Chester’s rich history to draw on, it’s no wonder the Grosvenor Museum is such fun to visit (kids will love the fierce looking Roman soldier brandishing his knife downstairs). The Victorian-built museum houses an internationally important... more

Museums Sheffield: Weston Park

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

Western Bank, Sheffield 51.9 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

Clifton Park Museum

Clifton Park Museum, Clifton Lane, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Clifton Lane, Rotherham 55.1 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

The Bowes Museum

The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, Durham

Barnard Castle 56.3 miles away


One of the most important museums outside London, the Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle contains the greatest collection of European fine art and decorative arts in the north of England. The collections are displayed over three floors of this... more

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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

Bethesda Street, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent 56.5 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

Yorkshire Museum

Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens, York, North Yorkshire

Museum Gardens, York 59.9 miles away


Natural light floods into the stunning Georgian building that is the Yorkshire Museum in York, creating a wonderful space for its five galleries which showcase a great selection of Britain’s finest archaeological treasures plus rare animals, fossils... more

York Minster Undercroft Treasury & Crypt

York Minster Undercroft Treasury & Crypt, York Minster, York, North Yorkshire

York Minster, Deangate, York 60.2 miles away


York Minster Undercroft Treasury & Crypt is the chief church of the Church of England, also the seat of the Archbishop of York. The present building is the largest Gothic cathedral in Northern Europe, and is the setting for some of the finest 14th... more

Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery

Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery, Chequer Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Chequer Road, Doncaster 60.8 miles away


Whether you are in Doncaster visiting or live in the area, take a trip to the Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery for a little context to the area. The museum is the home of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry exhibit which has its own section of... more

Dorman Museum

Dorman Museum, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, Cleveland & Teesside

Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough 74.0 miles away


The Dorman Museum was completely refurbished and expanded to give eight galleries filled with different themes, stories and objects. Explore `Earth in Space´ or take a dive into our interactive gallery based on water. Experience life in a bomb... more

Derby Museum & Art Gallery

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

The Strand, Derby 75.1 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

Durham University Oriental Museum

Durham University Oriental Museum, Elvet Hill, Durham

Elvet Hill, Durham 76.3 miles away


Durham University Oriental Museum opened in 1960, and is the only museum of its kind in the country devoted solely to Oriental art and archaeology. The collections explore cultures that range from Ancient Egypt to Imperial China and modern Japan to... more

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria

Castle Street, Carlisle 76.6 miles away


Tullie House Museum has refurbished two of its permanent galleries to improve the display of its nationally important collection of Pre-Raphaelite art. This exciting development incorporates new interpretation including an innovative multimedia... more

Gwynedd Museum & Art Gallery

Gwynedd Museum & Art Gallery, Ffordd Gwynedd, Bangor, Gwynedd

Ffordd Gwynedd, Bangor 76.6 miles away


This is Gwynedd´s only general museum which displays and cares for the Bangor University collection and the collections of Gwynedd Council Museum Service. The Museum collections are varied and include items of social history relating to Gwynedd,... more

Museum of Hartlepool

Museum of Hartlepool, Jackson Dock, Hartlepool, Cleveland & Teesside

Jackson Dock, Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool 81.2 miles away


Walk into the Museum of Hartlepool and you are whisked back 5,000 years to the Bronze Age where you are introduced to the town’s oldest known man. From here you will be guided through century after century where you will learn all about Hartlepool’s... more

Roman Vindolanda

Roman Vindolanda, Chesterholm Museum, Hexham, Northumberland

Chesterholm Museum, Bardon Mill, Hexham 81.7 miles away


When you visit Roman Vindolanda you will find one of the north east’s most fascinating tourist attractions, lying in the beautiful landscape of Hadrian's Wall country. Formerly a key military post on the northern frontier of Britain, Vindolanda is... more

Beamish- The Living Museum of the North

Beamish- The Living Museum of the North, Beamish, Chester-le-Street, Durham

Beamish, Chester-le-Street 82.0 miles away


Immerse yourself in 19th and 20th century northern life in the fabulous Beamish, The North of England Open Air Museum, in County Durham. This giant site (easily navigable by trams, charabancs and omnibuses) is dedicated to showcasing how people lived... more

Chesters Fort & Museum

Chesters Fort & Museum, Chollerford, Hexham, Northumberland

Chollerford, Humshaugh, Hexham 85.8 miles away


Imagine being shipped from the balmy climes of Italy to the chilly fields and farmsteads of rural Northumberland as a Roman soldier. It must have been a sobering experience and you can get a real sense of the life these men led at Chesters Roman Fort... more

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens

Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, Burdon Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

Burdon Road, Sunderland 88.8 miles away


At the Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens, the story of Sunderland from its prehistoric past through to the present day is told by hands-on exhibits and interactive displays. The Art Gallery shows paintings by L S Lowry alongside Victorian... more

Hull and East Riding Museum

Hull and East Riding Museum, 36 High Street, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

36 High Street, Hull 90.0 miles away


Hull and East Riding Museum, sitting in the smart museums quarter of the city, holds within its walls a whopping 235 million years of history and tells tales of how every age affected the people, landscape and buildings of the region. Start in the... more

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum, Buddle Street, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear

Buddle Street, Wallsend 90.9 miles away


Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum - in AD122 the Emperor Hadrian ordered a mighty frontier system to be built across Britain to defend the Roman Empire from the barbarians to the north, and Segedunum was the last outpost of Hadrian´s Wall. The... more

Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum

Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum, Baring Street, South Shields, Tyne & Wear

Baring Street, South Shields 93.7 miles away


South Shields’ Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum provides a fascinating insight into the Roman determination to maintain its mighty frontier system, the fort being the military supply base for the 17 forts along Hadrian’s Wall. There is absolutely loads... more

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

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

Chamberlain Square, Birmingham 95.6 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

Jewry Wall Museum

Jewry Wall Museum, St Nicholas Circle, Leicester, Leicestershire

St Nicholas Circle, Leicester 99.3 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

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

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

Jordan Well, Coventry 105.8 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

Rutland County Museum

Rutland County Museum, Catmose Street, Oakham, Rutland

Catmose Street, Oakham 108.1 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

Rugby Art Gallery & Museum

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

Little Elborow Street, Rugby 112.3 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

Warwickshire Museum

Warwickshire Museum, Market Place, Warwick, Warwickshire

Market Place, Warwick 112.6 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

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 113.1 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

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery, Coliseum, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth 115.5 miles away


The Ceredigion Museum and Gallery first opened its doors in 1982 and sits inside Aberyswyth’s Coliseum building, a particularly unusual building built in 1904 as a theatre. Inside the museum and gallery, the curators have attempted to deepen... more

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens

Ayscoughfee Hall Museum & Gardens, Churchgate, Spalding, Lincolnshire

Churchgate, Spalding 120.5 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

Northampton Museum & Art Gallery

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

Guildhall Road, Northampton 127.9 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

Lindisfarne Priory

Lindisfarne Priory, Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

Holy Island, Berwick-upon-Tweed 131.7 miles away


Set on a tidal island off the north east coast of England, Lindisfarne Priory has been drawing visitors to its shores for many centuries and it is not hard to see why. For Christians, it is the cradle of their religion, the burial place of St... more

The Wilson

The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum, Clarence Street, Cheltenham 133.4 miles away


Arts and Crafts fans should make a bee line for The Wilson Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum where a nationally-important collection of the movement is to be found. Think wonderful period furniture, textile, ceramics, carvings, silver and jewellery.... more

The Gloucester City Museum & Art Gallery

The Gloucester City Museum & Art Gallery, Brunswick Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Brunswick Road, Gloucester 135.4 miles away


Bring one of England’s most historical cities to life at the Gloucester City Museum and Art Gallery, a recipient of heritage lottery funding, which now boasts a new lease of life and exciting interactive visitor experience. Home to some of the most... more

Big Pit National Coal Museum

Big Pit National Coal Museum, Big Pit, Pontypool, Torfaen

Big Pit, Blaenafon, Pontypool 143.0 miles away


Pop on the helmet, cap lamp, belt, battery and self-rescuer mask provided and descend 300 ft down a mineshaft at Big Pit, The National Coal Museum in Blaenafon in south east Wales. This excellent attraction at the area’s former colliery is as... more

Oxfordshire Museum

Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Woodstock, Oxfordshire

Fletchers House, Park Street, Woodstock 144.1 miles away


The Oxfordshire Museum is set in attractive gardens, and features collections of Oxfordshire´s rich history, reflecting the archaeology, local history, landscape and wildlife of the county. The 11 galleries provides an introduction to the astonishing... more

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Cyfarthfa Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil

Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil 146.4 miles away


Once home to the wealthy Crawshay family, this beautiful Georgian castellated mansion in Merthyr Tydfil is now the arty residence of many national treasures, most notably the works of Penry Williams, dubbed ‘the Welsh Turner’. Amongst the almost... more

National Museum of Scotland

National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Chambers Street, Edinburgh 149.8 miles away


From Japanese theatre prints to the hunt for the Higgs-bosun particle, there’s no shortage of fascinating rolling exhibitions at the National Museum of Scotland. Here you can learn more about the natural world, understand international cultures,... more

Pitt Rivers Museum

Pitt Rivers Museum, Parks Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Parks Road, Oxford 151.2 miles away


Pitt Rivers Museum is famous for its unusual Victorian atmosphere and outstanding collections of unusual and beautiful objects from all over the world. Founded in 1884 with the collection given by Lt General Pitt Rivers. The displays are... more

Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology

Ashmolean Museum of Art & Archaeology, Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Beaumont Street, Oxford 151.4 miles away


You could spend days and days in the Ashmolean, the world’s first university museum, and still not see everything this Oxford treasure trove has to offer. Make a beeline for such gems as the lantern carried by gunpowder plotter Guy Fawkes, a... more

The National Roman Legion Museum

The National Roman Legion Museum, High Street, Caerleon, Newport

High Street, Caerleon 153.3 miles away


At the National Roman Legion Museum discover how almost 2000 years ago the Roman Empire dominated the civilised world - Wales was its furthest outpost. In AD 75 a fortress was founded at Caerleon and the Museum is inside what remains, and includes... more

Buckinghamshire County Museum & The Roald Dahl Children´s Gallery

Buckinghamshire County Museum & The Roald Dahl Children´s Gallery, Church Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Church Street, Aylesbury 154.7 miles away


Buckinghamshire County Museum & The Roald Dahl Children´s Gallery, houses displays that cover the diverse natural, social and cultural history of Buckinghamshire. In addition to curriculum based interactive exhibitions for children, there is a... more

Newport Museum & Art Gallery

Newport Museum & Art Gallery, John Frost Square, Newport (Gwent), Newport

John Frost Square, Newport (Gwent) 155.1 miles away


Newport Museum & Art Gallery is situated in a modern purpose built building and houses collections of British paintings, watercolours and contemporary prints. Displays include archaeology, local history along with objects and documents relating to... more

Fitzwilliam Museum

Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Trumpington Street, Cambridge 155.4 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

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