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Local History & Local Culture Museums in the UK

The Local history & cultural museums depict the lives of our predecessors through displays, photographs and exhibitions. Included below are Local history & local culture museums in the UK, such as South Shields Museum & Art Gallery.

Local History & Local Culture Museums in the UK

The Local history & cultural museums depict the lives of our predecessors through displays, photographs and exhibitions. Included below are Local history & local culture museums in the UK, such as South Shields Museum & Art Gallery.

South Shields Museum & Art Gallery

Ocean Road, South Shields

South Shields Museum is housed in a listed building which used to be the Library. It specialises in local history and has an art gallery and small animal collection. There are both permanent and regularly-changing exhibitions.... more

Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre

Moss Street, Bury

Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre offers contemporary exhibitions of local and international artists, and also offers an insight into the history of Bury. The centre also offers a full calendar of events and activities to suit all interests.... more

British Motor Museum

Banbury Road, Gaydon, Warwick

At the British Motor Museum, guests will find the world’s greatest collection of historic British cars – from the very first Land Rover to Lady Penelope’s FAB1. Discover the sights, sounds and stories of the British motor industry and get ‘under the skin’ with the interactive exhibits.... more

Portsmouth City Museum

Museum Road, Portsmouth

City Museum & Records Office is dedicated to local history, `The Story of Portsmouth´ display room settings showing life in Portsmouth from the 17th century to the 1950s. Experience the different life-styles from the working poor to the affluent `Victorian Parlour´ along with a 1930s `Art Deco´... more

Hove Museum & Art Gallery

19 New Church Road, Hove


Discover a world of art and history in The Hove Museum and Art Gallery If you're looking for things to do in Brighton and Hove, The Hove Museum and Art Gallery is a must. Housed in a Italianate Victorian villa which sits in a tranquil garden just off the busy New Church Road a... more

Discovery Museum

Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne


Learn hands on at The Discovery Museum, Newcastle The Discovery Museum in Newcastle is probably most famous for its Turbinia exhibit – the first vessel to be powered by a steam turbine and dreamt up by Charles Parsons, who served his engineering apprentice at a Newcastle firm.... more

Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum

169 High Street, Lewes

If you’ve never visited the pretty town of Lewes, which sits within the glorious South Downs just a few miles from bustling Brighton and the coast, a trip to Lewes Castle and Barbican House Museum is a great way to familiarize yourself with this historic part of Sussex. Lewes Castle’s construction... more

The Priest House

North Lane, West Hoathly, East Grinstead

Owned variously by Henry VIII, Anne of Cleves, Mary I and Elizabeth I, The Priesthouse, sitting on the edge of the Ashdown Forest in Sussex, is a 15th century Wealdon Hall house laid out and furnished in 17th and 18th century style. Period furniture and domestic objects set the scene inside while... more

Tower of London

Tower Hill, 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 plenty to see inside. In the very heart of London ... more

Charnwood Museum

Queen's Hall, Granby Street, Loughborough

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 Museum is one such spot. The famous Ladybird books... more

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