LISTING CATEGORY: Museums

Mr Straw’s House

Address
5/7 Blyth Grove
Worksop
Nottinghamshire
S81 0JG

01909 482380

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About
An ‘ordinary’ turned ‘extraordinary’ Edwardian semi, boasting untouched furnishings and fittings from the 1920s. Hear stories about a fascinating family who stood firm as the outside world advanced around them.

  • Free Parking on Site Yes
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities Yes
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking No
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead Yes
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities No
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum

Address
8a Victoria Street
Eastwood
Nottinghamshire
NG16 3AW

0115 917 3824

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About
Come and visit the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum, the atmospheric miner’s cottage where scandal was born. Guided tours Tues to Sat.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments Yes
  • Free Disabled Parking No
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities No
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

Ruddington Village Museum

Address
St Peter’s Rooms
Church Street
Ruddington
Nottingham NG11 6HA

0115 9846914

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About
The museum explores life in Edwardian Ruddington through a series of reconstructed shops, a schoolroom, telephone exchange and a collection of farm implements.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking No
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead Yes
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events No

The Framework Knitters Museum

Address
Chapel Street
Ruddington
Nottingham
NG11 6HE

0115 9846914

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About
Step back 150 years to when framework knitting was one of the main industries in the East Midlands. See the frames in action, have a go on the sock making machines and visit the workers’ homes and chapel.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments Yes
  • Free Disabled Parking No
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

William Booth Birthplace Museum

Address
11-14 Notintone Place
Sneinton Road
Sneinton
Nottingham NG2 4QG

0115 9503927

About
The museum tells the story of William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army and includes four rooms reconstructed as they may have looked when he was born here in 1829.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking Yes
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events No

Nottingham Industrial Museum

Address
Wollaton Park
Nottingham
NG8 2AE

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About
Learn about the rich industrial heritage that has made Nottingham the city it is today, and what it was like to work here in times past.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site Yes
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities Yes
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking No
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead Yes
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

Wollaton Hall and Deer Park

Address
Wollaton Park
Nottingham
NG8 2AE

0115 9153900

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About
Wollaton Hall is a Grade 1 listed Elizabethan mansion, set within a dramatic, natural landscape.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site Yes
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities Yes
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking No
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead Yes
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

Galleries of Justice Museum

Address
Shire Hall
High Pavement
Lace Market
Nottingham NG1 1HN

0115 9520555

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About
Explore our museum of Crime and Punishment based at Nottingham’s old courthouse and gaol, the home of the villainous Sheriff of Nottingham.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities Yes
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking No
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

Museum of Nottingham Life at Brewhouse Yard

Address
Castle Boulevard
Nottingham
NG7 1FB

0115 9153700

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About
The museum is housed within five 17th century cottages. Learn about local people through objects made, used or owned in Nottingham with the stories they tell.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking Yes
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

University of Nottingham Museum

Address
Lakeside Arts Centre
University Park
Nottingham NG7 2RD

0115 9514815

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About
The museum contains archaeology collections from the East Midlands covering a 250,000 year period with a strong emphasis on everyday life.

  • Free Parking on Site Yes
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities Yes
  • Light Refreshments No
  • Free Disabled Parking Yes
  • Limited Disabled Parking Please call ahead No
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired Yes
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes