Lincoln Festival of History: Victorian Zone

May 4
4th May 2024

Join the museum as they explore the region’s contributions to Victorian society, celebrate our shared identity and encourage a deeper appreciation for our historical achievements as part of the Lincoln Festival of History.

On Saturday 4 May, a cast of curious characters will bring the museum to life:

In the kitchen, meet the maid, catch a whiff of historical recipes and be baffled by the unusual kitchen implements she uses daily.
The stern gaze of Mr Liberty, the School Master, awaits you in the Victorian schoolroom.
Witness the clattering of a 1857 printing press as Mr Black stamps out his stories.
Meet Mystic Maxine, the resident Victorian physic, a popular Victorian pastime.
In the pharmacy, Mrs Cheshire will be blending traditional remedies and explaining emerging scientific advancements, reflecting the era’s evolving understanding of medicine and healthcare.
The Victorian solider in his meticulous uniform will highlight Lincolnshire's heroic military past.
All the above will be underscored and enhanced by the haunting melodies of the Victorian harmonium street musician.

The excitement continues on Sunday and Monday, when visitors can enjoy hands-on experiences, captivating demonstrations, and a chance to delve into Lincolnshire's rich history. Don't miss this unique opportunity to journey through time and make memories with your family.

  • Cafe / Tea RoomCafe / Tea Room
  • Guided ToursGuided Tours
  • ParkingParking
  • AccessibleAccessible
  • ToiletsToilets
  • Baby FacilitiesBaby Facilities
  • Gift ShopGift Shop
  • Groups WelcomeGroups Welcome
  • Coach ParkingCoach Parking

opening times

Friday to Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00

entry & prices


more information

Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Burton Road



More About The Venue

Museum of Lincolnshire Life

The Museum of Lincolnshire Life celebrates the history and culture of Lincolnshire with an impressive and extensive collection of items from 1750 to the present day.