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Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Lincoln

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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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  • Absolutely great day out with the kids.. for free! The displays were excellent, just the right mix of information and artefacts to keep the kids interested. There is a school upstairs which was good f...  more »
  • Visited here with my husband in the late summer.. First time we've been for over 20 years since our children were small, what wonderful change they have made over the years, something for everyone to ...  more »
  • What a fantastic place to have a nice afternoon walk round, unbelievable they can offer so much and still be free entry. Lovely friendly staff and great little cafe. 
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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) :)