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Chelmsford Museum

Oaklands Park, Moulsham Street, Chelmsford

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

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm

Wenlock Lodge, Acton Scott, Church Stretton

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, Wenlock Lodge, Church Stretton, Shropshire

Open from the end of March to the beginning of November, Acton Scott Historic Working Farm in Shropshire was created in a bid to keep alive the farming practices of the 19th century. Learn how the farming day unfolded, around the farmyard (you’ll... more

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge, Telford

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Telford, Shropshire

The Ironbridge Gorge Museums are a series of ten amazing museums located in the beautiful Ironbridge gorge. The seperate museums are: Blists Hill Victorian Town, Broseley Pipeworks, Coalport China Museum, Darby Houses, Enginuity, Jackfield Tile... more

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway is located in a beautifully restored railway building where seven generations of men and women built the great locomotives. STEAM tells the story of the men and women who built, operated and travelled on... more

National Museum of Rural Life

Wester Kittochside, Philipshill Road, East Kilbride

National Museum of Rural Life, Wester Kittochside, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire

The National Museum of Rural Life is set on Wester Kittochside working farm in East Kilbride, Scotland, which is run according to 1950s agricultural methods and practices. Inside the farmhouse you get a real sense of what living on a farm was... more

Booth Museum of Natural History

194 Dyke Road, Brighton

Booth Museum of Natural History, 194 Dyke Road, Brighton, East Sussex


Explore one of the best museums in Brighton Overlooking the pretty Dyke Road park in Brighton, the Booth Museum of Natural History provides an educational visit about birds, butterflies, fossils, bones and skeletons. The museum... more

Housesteads Roman Fort & Museum, Haydon Bridge, Northumberland


Go Back in time and Experience the Life of a Roman Soldier at Housesteads Roman Fort on Hadrians wall Set on Hadrians wall, Housesteads Roman Fort is home to stunning panoramic views of Northumberland and a fantastic educational... more

The Dock Museum

North Road, Barrow-in-Furness

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

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

Beaulieu

John Montagu Building, Beaulieu

Beaulieu, John Montagu Building, Beaulieu, Hampshire

In the heart of the glorious New Forest, Beaulieu is one of the South's top visitor attractions. Here you will find the National Motor Museum, home to over 250 vehicles telling the history of motoring. You can also visit Palace House and Gardens,... more

British Museum

Great Russell Street, London

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

Callendar House

Callendar Estate, Falkirk

Callendar House, Callendar Estate, Falkirk, Falkirk

One of Scotland´s finest country houses, Callender House tells the story of over 600 years of Scottish history and architecture. Costumed staff re-create the daily routines of the past, in the working Georgian kitchen, the Printers, General Store and... more

Design Museum

28 Shad Thames, London

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

Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum

Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme, Cullompton

Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum, Coldharbour Mill, Cullompton, Devon

The 200 year old waterside mill houses working spinning and weaving machines, and steam engines restored to their former glory. Picnic areas and gardens.... more

Segedunum Roman Fort, Baths & Museum

Buddle Street, Wallsend

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

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

Ancient High House

Greengate Street, Stafford

Ancient High House, Greengate Street, Stafford, Staffordshire

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

Riverside Museum

100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow

Riverside Museum, 100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow, Glasgow City

Opened in June 2011, the free Riverside Museum is the stunning home of Glasgow's transport and technology collection. Visitors can climb aboard some of the exhibits to get a real feel for vintage public transport by accessing four locomotive... more

The Priest House

North Lane, West Hoathly, East Grinstead

The Priest House, North Lane, East Grinstead, West Sussex

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... more

Westgate Museum

High Street, Winchester

Westgate Museum, High Street, Winchester, Hampshire

Westgate Museum dominates the upper end of Winchester High Street. It Was constructed in the 12th century with later additions. Displays feature Winchester´s rich history.... more

West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village

The Visitor Centre, Icklingham Road, West Stow, Bury St Edmunds

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

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

Stockwood Discovery Centre

Stockwood Park, London Road, Luton

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

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, East Sussex


Find an artistic paradise inside The Brighton Museum & Art Gallery Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this iconic Brighton building sits in the heart of the buzzy Brighton city centre. Brighton Museum and Art... more

Bradford Industrial Museum

Moorside Mills, Moorside Road, Eccleshill, Bradford

Bradford Industrial Museum, Moorside Mills, Bradford, West Yorkshire

Bradford Industrial Museum, built in 1875 and the original spinning mill, is alive with magnificent machinery which once converted raw wool into the world´s worsted cloth. Inside the mill, you can experience the sounds and smells of the engines which... more

Castle Cornet

Castle Emplacement, St Peter Port

Castle Cornet, Castle Emplacement, St Peter Port, Guernsey

There’s a lot of bang for your buck at Guernsey’s Castle Cornet, what with five museums to get around plus some exploring of the castle’s turrets for wonderful views across the docks and over to the mainland. The castle is the island’s ancient... more

Dylan Thomas Boathouse

Carmarthenshire County Council, Dylans Walk, Laugharne, Carmarthen

Dylan Thomas Boathouse, Carmarthenshire County Council, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

The Boathouse, where Dylan and Caitlin lived with their children from 1949-1953 is now a heritage centre. The house now contains audio visual presentations, original furnishings and memorabilia, a themed bookshop, tea room, viewing platform and... more

Clifton Park Museum

Clifton Lane, Rotherham

Clifton Park Museum, Clifton Lane, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

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

Chesters Fort & Museum

Chollerford, Humshaugh, Hexham

Chesters Fort & Museum, Chollerford, Hexham, Northumberland


Discover the Life of Roman Solider at Chesters Fort & Museum on Hadrian's Wall Part of Hadrian’s Wall and built in 122-123AD, Chesters Fort & Museum is the best-preserved Roman cavalry fort in Britain and allows visitors to explore... more

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

Bethesda Street, City Centre, Stoke-on-Trent

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

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

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum

Tangmere, Chichester

Tangmere Military Aviation Museum, Tangmere, Chichester, West Sussex

The Tangmere Military Aviation Museum is situated on the old RAF Tangmere airfield. During WW2 it served as one of Britain´s front line fighter bases and after the war was home to the World Speed Record breaking aircraft of the High Speed Flight. The... more

National War Museum

Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh

National War Museum, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The National War Museum in Edinburgh is simply unmissable for those with an interest in Scottish soldiers through history. Within the magical setting of the city’s grand, foreboding castle, you’ll hear accounts of glorious victory and miserable... more

National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Discovery Quay, Falmouth

National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Falmouth, Cornwall

If you have ever pondered how to stay alive for weeks on end marooned at sea (answer: drink turtle blood) or what lighthouse keepers do when they are not alerting ships to imminent danger, take a trip to the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth,... more

Battle Museum of Local History

The Almonry, High Street, Battle

Battle Museum of Local History, The Almonry, Battle, East Sussex

Battle, East Sussex derives its name from the Battle of Hastings, which was fought between Harold the Saxon King and William the Conqueror in 1066. The battle was so significant it changed the course of English history. The town grew up around the... more

D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery

Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth

D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery, Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth, Hampshire

This fascinating museum in Portsmouth focuses on the dramatic unfolding of Operation Overlord, the codename for the Normandy Landings, via the medium of embroidery. The city of Portsmouth was at the very heart of these operations and the site is home... more

St Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art

2 Castle Street, Glasgow

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

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

Scottish National Portrait Gallery

1 Queen Street, Edinburgh

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh


Explore the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in one of Edinburgh most remarkable buildings Built in the 1880s, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh is a visual history of Scotland from the 16th century to the... more

The Writers' Museum

Lady Stairs House, Lady Stairs Close, Lawnmarket, Edinburgh

The Writers' Museum, Lady Stairs House, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The Writers´ Museum is dedicated to Scotland´s great literary figures - Robert Burns (1759-1796), Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) and Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1895). On display is a collection of manuscripts, first editions, portraits and personal... more

The Gloucester City Museum & Art Gallery

Brunswick Road, Gloucester

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

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

Red House

Oxford Road, Gomersal, Cleckheaton

Red House, Oxford Road, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire

Red House, built in 1660, was home to the Taylor family who were cloth merchants and manufacturers. Mary Taylor, daughter of the house in the 19th century was a close friend of Charlotte Bronte, who visited often. The house looks very much as it... more

Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon

The Square, Barnstaple

Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon, The Square, Barnstaple, Devon

The Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon: The Museum tells the story of North Devon, and its historic centre Barnstaple, the wildlife, history and culture from prehistoric times to the present day. Discover river life in the Tarka Gallery, and 'swim'... more

Beaney House of Art & Knowledge

18 High Street, Canterbury

Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, 18 High Street, Canterbury, Kent

From ancient Egyptian artefacts to objects from history originating in the east Kent area, the Beaney House of Art & Knowledge in the heart of the city of Canterbury is stuffed with wonderful exhibits. Archaeologists have been exploring the... more

Corinium Museum

Park Street, Cirencester

Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Discover the archaeology of the Cotswolds at the award-winning Corinium Museum. Cirencester was Roman Britain second largest city and at Corinium Museum you can experience life as a Roman; marvel at the stunning mosaics, enjoy the sights and smells... more

Killhope

The North of England Lead Mining Museum, Nr Cowshill, Upper Weardale, Bishop Auckland

Killhope, The North of England Lead Mining Museum, Bishop Auckland, Durham

Explores the life of North Pennine lead mining families. Visitors walk down the original mine tunnel and discover the working conditions of Victorian miners. See how miners lived and worked. Woodland walk & picnic site.... more

Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

Castle Street, Carlisle

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

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

Museum of Army Flying

Middle Wallop, Stockbridge

Museum of Army Flying, Middle Wallop, Stockbridge, Hampshire

The Museum of Army Flying: Flying Soldiers! The heroic story of the army in the air from 19th century observation balloons to attack helicopters! The Museum is home to a national collection of military kites, World War 2 gliders, aeroplanes and... more

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery

Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery, Coliseum, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

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

Nottingham Castle

Nottingham

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

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Shirehall, Market Avenue, Norwich

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

Quarry Bank

Styal, Wilmslow

Quarry Bank, Styal, Wilmslow, Cheshire


Explore the History of the Industrial Revolution at Quarry Bank, Cheshire The Georgian working water powered cotton mill still spins and weaves cotton to be sold. There are demonstrations of a spinning jenny and mule in action,... more

Hunterian Museum

The University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow

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


The Hunterian Museum 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 –... more

Museums Sheffield: Weston Park

Western Bank, Sheffield

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

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

Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens

Salthill Road, Fishbourne, Chichester

Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens, Salthill Road, Chichester, West Sussex


Step Back in time at Fishbourne Roman Palace Fishbourne Roman Palace and Gardens in West Sussex is the largest Roman home in Britain, a lavish residence fit for royalty. Sign up for a guided tour and let the experts talk you... more

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