Places

Museum of Timekeeping

Address
Upton Hall
Main Street
Upton
Newark NG23 5TE

01636 817601

website

About
Explore the history, science art and craft of timekeeping! The Museum of Timekeeping looks after a fascinating collection of clocks, watches and other timepieces, exploring the story of timekeeping past, present and future. Based at Upton Hall, between Newark and Southwell, home of the British Horological Institute.

  • Free Parking on Site Yes
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities Yes
  • Light Refreshments Yes
  • Free Disabled Parking Yes
  • 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

National Holocaust Centre

Address
Laxton
Newark
NG22 0PA

01623 836627

website

About
The Holocaust Centre provides a range of facilities exploring the history and implications of the Holocaust.

  • 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 No

The Flintham Museum

Address
Inholms Road
Flintham
Newark NG23 5LF

01636 525111

website

About
Rural life through the eyes of a twentieth-century village shopkeeper.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments Yes
  • 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 No

Newark Air Museum

Address
Drove Lane
Winthorpe
Newark NG24 2NY

01636 707170

website

About
Located on the former WWII Winthorpe airfield, the museum’s collection of more than 70 aircraft and cockpit sections covers the history of aviation.

  • 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 Yes
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

Newark Town Hall Museum & Art Gallery

Address
Market Place
Newark
NG24 1DU

01636 680333

website

About
The museum is housed within a Grade I listed Town Hall by John Carr of York, 1776. Enjoy an elegant Assembly Room, Mayor’s Parlour, civic treasures, a fine art gallery, ceramics and furniture.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities No
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • 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 Yes
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

Bassetlaw Museum

Address
Amcott House
40 Grove Street
Retford DN22 6LD

01777 713749

website

About
Displays local history, archaeology, decorative and fine art, agriculture, costume and textiles.

  • 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 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

Creswell Crags Museum and Visitor Centre

Address
Crags Road
Welbeck
Worksop S80 3LH

01909 720378

website

About
Creswell Crags is one of the most important Ice Age sites in Northern Europe and home to Britain’s only known Ice Age rock art.

  • 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 Yes
  • Full Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

Calverton Folk Museum

Address
Museum Cottage
Main Street
Calverton NG14 6FG

0115 8417832

website

About
A museum housing displays on the history of framework knitting, invented by William Lee of Calverton. Includes period furniture and clothing, fossils, Victorian kitchen, living room and bedroom.

  • Free Parking on Site No
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities No
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments No
  • 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 No
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events No

Bilsthorpe Heritage Society

Address
c/o 6 Cross Street
Bilsthorpe
Newark
NG22 8QY

01623 871366

About
The group explores the changes in Bilsthorpe and local area, plotting agriculture, mining and small businesses and the effects it has on the community.

  • Free Parking on Site Yes
  • Paid Parking On Site No
  • Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Restaurant or Café Facilities No
  • Light Refreshments Yes
  • 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 No
  • Group Visits Available No
  • Programme of Public Events Yes

Mansfield Fire Museum

Address
Fire Station
Rosemary Street
Mansfield NG19 6AB

079790 656849 (mobile)

website

About
A fascinating display of fire fighting equipment dating from 1666 to the present.

  • Free Parking on Site Yes
  • 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 Yes
  • Limited Access for Mobility Impaired No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities Yes
  • Group Visits Available Yes
  • Programme of Public Events Yes