Museums, Galleries, and Libraries in Lincoln
Discover the past and soak up the present

Explore museums, browse and buy from art galleries, get learning at libraries

The Collection

Museums, Galleries, and Libraries in Lincoln
Discover the past and soak up the present

Explore museums, browse and buy from art galleries, get learning at libraries

Wren Library

Museums, Galleries, and Libraries in Lincoln
Discover the past and soak up the present

Explore museums, browse and buy from art galleries, get learning at libraries

National Centre for Craft and Design

Add an interactive element to your stay in Lincoln at one of the city and countryside’s museums, galleries, or libraries.

There are spaces to learn, to engage, and to explore across Lincoln, suitable from very little ones to experienced academics.

Museums will allow you to travel through Roman, Norman, and Medieval history up to very recent history including aviation and the invention of the tank.

Galleries in Lincoln are not only great for browsing unique artwork to buy but host national exhibitions through the year.

Best of all, almost all of these cultural things to do are absolutely free!

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3-10 miles from Lincoln

Elysium - Arts & Antiques

Elysium - Arts & Antiques

Home to an exciting collection of art, antiques and decorative objects ranging from traditional to contemporary styles, and even the wonderfully quirky.

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Lincoln Suburbs

International Bomber Command Centre

International Bomber Command Centre

A memorial spire, walls, and centre that mark the sacrifice of World War II aircrew that lost their lives whilst serving with Bomber Command on the top of Canwick Hill in Lincoln.

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Cathedral Quarter

Magna Carta and the Charter of the Forest

Magna Carta and the Charter of the Forest

Two iconic and rare documents, dating to the early 13th century, on display in a subterranean vault inside Lincoln Castle.

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Cathedral Quarter

Medieval and Wren Libraries

Medieval and Wren Libraries

Hidden above the Lincoln Cathedral cloisters are the Medieval Library and Wren Library, a 15th century collection of books in "the most beautiful room in England".

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Cathedral Quarter

Museum Of Lincolnshire Life

Museum Of Lincolnshire Life

Enjoy free entry to the largest and most diverse community museum in Lincolnshire celebrating the counties' rich and varied history.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln

Navigation House

Navigation House

A unique, Grade II listed canal company office with interactive exhibits detailing the history of travel and trade by canal.

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Brayford Waterfront

Project Space Plus

Project Space Plus

The University of Lincoln’s gallery space for exhibition, creative enquiry, experimentation, and contemporary thinking.

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21-30 miles from Lincoln

RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight

Experience Lincolnshire's aviation heritage at close quarters with a guided tour of the RAF's heritage aircraft hangar.

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Cathedral Quarter

Sam Scorer Gallery

Sam Scorer Gallery

Cathedral Quarter art gallery hosting exciting shows of painting and sculpture, many by Lincolnshire based artists.

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