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Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Lincoln

(4.6/5 based on 900+ 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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  • Its free and just 5 mins walk from the castle. A beautiful and well laid out look back at Lincoln life from bygone days with insights on the Lincolnshire military and the story of the first tansk made...  more »
  • A wonderful, eclectic collection of household effects and tools, through militaria, to farm and war machinery, showcasing Lincoln's rich engineering history. Entirely free to enter, it has a cafe and ...  more »
  • I had seen this place advertised online, and really pleased that I decided to visit. The place is brilliant, with great information and interesting items. I was very impressed, and would recommend to ...  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) :)