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The Collection

The Collection

The Collection
The Collection

The Collection

The Collection
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Danes Terrace,

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Visitors to historic Lincoln can enjoy a fabulous, free to enter, Museum, embracing the region's premier art gallery, the Usher. The buildings sit side by side in the centre of the city close to Steep Hill and enjoy spectacular views of Lincoln Cathedral.

Highlights include a Roman mosaic found during the building of the museum, one of the earliest Bronze Age gold bracelets found in Europe, and a wealth of Iron Age finds from Fiskerton including; votive offerings of weapons and tools and a seven metre long log-boat.

The Collection includes a wide range of fine and decorative art including paintings by DeWint, Turner, Piper and Lowry, along with work by contemporary artists such as Turner Prize winner Grayson Perry and Terry Frost. The Collection also has a vibrant temporary exhibition programme.

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Opening details

Open daily 10am - 4pm (last admission 3.45pm)

Opens 10:45am on first Monday of each month (for staff training).

Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.


Free entry



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Map reference: SK 977715  Lat: 53.23166 Long: -0.53736