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Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Lincoln
(4.5/5 based on 800+ reviews on the web)
Relive over 250 years of culture and history at Museum of Lincolnshire Life. Housed in Victorian barracks built in 1857, the museum celebrates the many facets of Lincoln history with various exhibits, including ones on agriculture, industry, and domestic life. Have a look at one of the first army tanks built for World War I or view locally built farm machinery. The museum is free of charge and provides free parking on site. Before you leave, stop by the Ellis Mill, a fully functioning 18th-century windmill located behind the museum. By using our Lincoln vacation trip planner, you can arrange your visit to Museum of Lincolnshire Life and other attractions in Lincoln.
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  • This museum is free. We paid a small fee for commentary hand sets and off we went. So much to see. Although not very big, there is so much crammed into each room. a great variety of antiques, war memo...  more »
  • Great morning out with the family. Would be nice to see new pieces added or something different added but had a good day. 
  • As with other museums of similar size, Lincolnshire Life offers a more intimate and personal experience for visitors. There you can find rooms with period furniture for victorian parlors , chemist sho...  more »
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  • Awesome muesum and probably my 2 second favorite museum in the country.there are also trains which is for me the best thing about this place and also this musuem does have some World war 1 stuff
  • we enjoyed visiting here.. very family friendly,and good for the kids to learn things..cafe to eat.and staff very friendly
  • A really odd collection, that is quite revealing of life in Lincolnshire. A nice play area for the kids.
  • Outstanding. See the origins of the tank. Live action exhibits on some weekends.
  • Small but very educational museum. Recommended to visit (bring kids as well) :)