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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art, 2 Castle Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

2 Castle Street, Glasgow 157.7 miles away


The St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art aims to promote understanding and respect between people of different faiths and of none. Displays occupy three floors and are divided into four exhibition areas: the Gallery of Religious Art, the Gallery... more

Wardown Park Museum

Wardown Park Museum, Old Bedford Road, Luton, Bedfordshire

Old Bedford Road, Luton 158.2 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

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Argyle Street, Glasgow 159.1 miles away


Since re-opening in 2006 following refurbishment, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has welcomed more than 10 million visitors. There are over 8,000 objects on display in 22 themed galleries, with everything from fine and decorative arts through... more

Hunterian Museum

Hunterian Museum, The University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City

The University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow 159.2 miles away


Scotland’s first public museum, which opened its doors in 1807, the Hunterian Museum within Glasgow University is home to a cornucopia of exhibits collected by the late Dr William Hunter, an 18th century student – later to find fame as a physician... more

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queens Road, Bristol

Queens Road, Bristol 162.9 miles away


Bristol Museum and Art Gallery houses an outstanding and diverse range of objects. There is a choice of 20 galleries over 3 floors full of spectacular collections of regional, national and international importance. Some of the treasures include... more

National Museum Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park, Cardiff

Cathays Park, Cardiff 163.0 miles away


Set within the elegant civic centre in Cardiff, the National Museum houses the country’s archaeology, art, geology and natural history collection – and it’s all free to view. In the art galleries you’ll find work from some of the world’s most famous... more

St Fagans National History Museum

St Fagans National History Museum, Cardiff

Cardiff 163.6 miles away


St Fagans: National History Museum opened on the 7th July 1948. Since then, it has established itself as one of Europe´s foremost open-air museums, becoming Wales´ most popular heritage attraction. The Museum shows how the people of Wales lived,... more

Alexander Keiller Museum

Alexander Keiller Museum, High Street, Avebury, Wiltshire

High Street, Avebury 167.1 miles away


If the name Keiller rings a bell with you, you might have seen it this morning at the breakfast table. Alexander Keiller came from the family famous for manufacturing marmalade (he was known as the marmalade millionaire) but the Alexander Keiller... more

Verulamium Museum

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

St Michael's Street, St Albans 167.8 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

Roman Baths

Roman Baths, Pump Room, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset

Pump Room, Stall Street, Bath 168.2 miles away


You really haven’t experienced Bath if you have never visited The Roman Baths. Sitting below street level it has four main features, which, to be frank, are all astonishing in that they have been so well preserved. First you have the Sacred Spring at... more

St Andrews Museum

St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, St Andrews, Fife

Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, St Andrews 174.9 miles away


St Andrews Museum is in Kinburn House and tells the story of St Andrews from the Bronze Age to the present day. Displays include archaeology, banners, pilgrim badges and paintings. There is also a changing programme of temporary exhibitions held... more

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

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

Shirehall, Market Avenue, Norwich 176.4 miles away


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

Museum of London

Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London, London

150 London Wall, London 187.2 miles away


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

Guildhall Art Gallery & Roman London´s Amphitheatre

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

Guildhall Yard, London 187.5 miles away


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

Chelmsford Museum

Chelmsford Museum, Oaklands Park, Chelmsford, Essex

Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford 189.2 miles away


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

Museum of London Docklands

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

No 1 Warehouse, West India Quay, London 189.4 miles away


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

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