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. To visit Museum of Lincolnshire Life and get the most from your holiday in Lincoln, create itinerary details personal to you using our Lincoln trip builder website .
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  • This really is a superb museum and what’s more- incredibly- it’s free. My daughter was advised by the excellent staff to search for hidden toy animals via an electronic devised hired for £1.50. It was...  more »
  • Have been on a number of times over the years, never really changes, some of the smaller shops have been replaced by coffee shops changing the character a little bit, but well worth the visit.  more »
  • Well worth a visit !!! The people who work here are lovely. So much to see and very intresting. The cafe is also lovely.  more »
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  • And all this for free!!! Really interesting ‘living museum’. Great range of displays covering a wide selection of topics. All presented well and backed up with some interesting facts and tidbits of information. Cafe gave LD people the opportunity to work, which was great. Just a shame they didn’t have a better selection of products on the menu so we could have lunch.
  • A great little museum, and it's free! Yes free! Great exhibits relating to Lincoln and its history. Great coffee shop, tips go to providing a Xmas party for people with disabilities who help there. Some great exhibits, like the restored WW1 tank. Best value in Lincoln
  • Absolutely fantastic day out. We personally can't believe it's free... the vast array of authentic relics are worth paying for. The staff are fantastic, just be aware you have to pay for the quiz (but they won't tell you that until your kids are excited about doing it!)
  • Very quirky museum of how Lincolnshire used to be like from living to industry. Pioneering technology in the form of the Tank! It's entire story from idea to prototype with a real WW1 and today 5th May the Debrough 2 from Channel 4. Today we had to pay for 4 was £5. Normally it's free!
  • Amazing museum, great for kids with a small play/picnic area. Its a small museum, it will only take 30mins out of your day, but definitely worth it and the staff are lovely.
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