Places

Museum of the Horse, Tuxford

Address
The Newcastle Arms
Market Place
Tuxford
Newark NG22 0LA

01777 838234

About
England’s first museum entirely dedicated to the horse presents an extensive collection built over 30 years. Some of the earliest artefacts dating from 600 BC, the display demonstrates a unique range of paraphernalia from antique horse shoes to veteran gas masks.

British Horological Institute Museum of Time

Address
Upton Hall
Upton
Newark NG23 5TE

01636 813795

website

About
A unique private collection of clocks, watches and horological tools dating from the 17th century to the present day.

  • 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 No

The Workhouse

Address
Upton Road
Southwell
NG25 0PT

01636 817260

website

About
Discover the most complete workhouse in existence; a refuge for those in need, but a terror to the idle and dissolute.

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

Walks of Life Heritage Centre

Address
33 Lincoln Road
Tuxford
Newark
NG22 0HR

01777 870427

About
From a milk pram to a knife grinder’s cart, this collection of old trade hand carts is social history on wheels.

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

The 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 Library

Address
Beaumond Gardens
Baldertongate
Newark-on-Trent NG24 1UW

01636 703966

website

About
Books, pamphlets and other materials relating to the history of Newarkon-Trent and surrounding area.

  • 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 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

Newark Heritage Barge

Address
24 The Weavers
Newark
NG24 4RY

07971 589612

website

About
Museum and heritage collection located in Trent barge, Leicester Trader, dedicated to the commercial history of the river.

  • 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 No
  • Accessible Toilet Facilities No
  • 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