Discover a large and diverse collection of historically significant items housed in the Museum of Lincolnshire Life, located in the Victorian Barracks built for Royal North Lincolnshire’s Militia in 1857. Learn all about the rich history of Lincolnshire with interactive galleries and around 250,000 objects to explore, including an authentic World War One tank. Discover the Museum trail and Historic Hunters playground for children and take time to relax in the Gatehouse Tea Room.
Large and diverse collections celebrating Lincolnshire’s rich culture and heritage
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.
Exhibits provide insight into commercial, domestic, agricultural, industrial and community life around the county.
Family Fun at the Museum
Enjoy exciting interactive learning suitable for all ages at the Museum of Lincolnshire Life. Enjoy active adventures exploring the Museum Trail and Historic Hunters Playground.
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