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

Opening hours

Easter 10am -4pm

1st November onwards 11am - 3pm

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.
Landscape in oil

Art Exhibition of Lincolnshire & Norfolk Landscape

  • 31 August — 6 September 2015

Exhibition of both oil and watercolours in the function hall of the Village Church Farm Skegness

Museum, tea room, grounds open. Free parking. Open access

Suitable for

  • Any age


Entry by donation


British Arts Council

Purple Rein - The Village Church Farm Lincolnshire

  • 30 — 31 October 2015 7-9pm

With professional artist May Jones and "Working Together" the exhibition will highlight the roles of the animals during the Great War. Purple poppies will adorn a "milkable" cow alongside a horse. Talks on the Great War with exhibition of local memorabilia of Skegness and Lincolnshire

Suitable for

  • Any age


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.

Viking & Saxon Weekend at the Village Church Farm

  • 1 — 2 August 2015 11am-4pm *on now

WUFFA living history re-enactment will be at the Village Church Farm Skegness demonstrating living history. Stories, cooking, combat and more. Access to the museum areas, tea room and shop,

Suitable for

  • Any age


£10 per family, £4.50 per adult £3.50 concessions

The Village Church Farm
Church Road South
PE25 2HF

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Social History Museum



01754 766658


01754 766658

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