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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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City of Lincoln, Lincoln Suburbs

St Katherine’s Heritage and Cultural Centre

St Katherine’s Heritage and Cultural Centre

The heritage and cultural centre at St Katherine's offers visitors interactive displays exploring the rich history and heritage of the site, inspirational exhibitions and a programme of festivals and events.

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Cathedral Quarter, City of Lincoln

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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Cultural Quarter, City of Lincoln

The Collection

The Collection

Award-winning archaeology museum located in the heart of historic Lincoln, with interactive exhibitions, events and talks, and guided tours.

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Cathedral Quarter, City of Lincoln

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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3-10 miles from Lincoln, Villages & Countryside

The Natural World Centre

The Natural World Centre

Discover the world of wildlife in Whisby Nature Park and enjoy children’s adventure play and a delicious cafe at the Natural World Centre.

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Brayford Waterfront, City of Lincoln

University of Lincoln Library

University of Lincoln Library

A modern university library found in a converted railway goods warehouse.

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11-20 miles from Lincoln, Villages & Countryside

The National Centre for Craft and Design

The National Centre for Craft and Design

The home of British craft and design: exhibitions and shopping set in Sleaford's Navigation Wharf.

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Brayford Waterfront, City of Lincoln

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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High Street

Mansions of the Future

Mansions of the Future

A venue bringing artists and communities together to create and share culture in and of Lincoln, including a programme of artist commissions exploring the themes of power and democracy.

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