The Village Church Farm

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The only open air museum in Lincolnshire, the Village Church Farm offers the chance for visitors to step back in time to a more simple age.

See Bob the Traction Engine paired with a Hornsby threshing drum; step inside Withern Cottage, a wonderful example of a Lincolnshire “mud and Stud” thatched cottage; explore the eighteenth century Farm House, Barn,Stables and Summer House, relax in the Tea Room Orchard and Gardens and much more...

Venue Type:

Museum, Historic house or home, Heritage site

Opening hours

10am-4pm Easter to 31st October

11am-3pm Nov - Easter (please check website for winter maintenance days)

Admission charges

ENTRY BY DONATION to the Village except for special events.

Collection details

Social History, Agriculture

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
world war 1

world war 1 exhibition at village church farm skegness

  • 1 September — 30 November 2015 *on now

militaria from the great war

Suitable for

  • Any age


entry by donation


Two women holding a rug covered with purple fabric poppies

Purple Rein: Animals in World War I

  • 30 — 31 October 2015 7-9pm

Exhibition at the Village Church Farm - Lincolnshire’s only open air farming museum, situated in the heart of Skegness - with hands-on demonstration to highlight the roles of the animals during the Great War.

With professional artist May Jones and "Working Together", we will be commemorating the brave acts of our four-legged friends during World War I, with stories and other exhibits for Museums at Night.

Purple poppies will adorn a "milkable" cow and horse exhibit - if your family has never experienced milking a cow before, come along and try it!

There will also be talks on the Great War, with an exhibition of local memorabilia from Skegness and Lincolnshire.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly


By donation


Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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Halloween Ghost Hunt

  • 31 October — 1 November 2015

Halloween Ghost Hunt at the Village Church Farm, Skegness, hosted by Secret Hauntings.

Paranormal investigation equipment will be used at this event, which will run until 2am.

Refreshments will be included.

Suitable for

  • 18+




The Village Church Farm
Church Road South
PE25 2HF


Social History Museum



01754 766658


01754 766658

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