Mansfield Museum

Mansfield Museum
Leeming Street
Mansfield
Nottinghamshire
NG18 1NG
England

Website

Mansfield Museum Website

www.mansfield.gov.uk/museum

Community Website

www.ourmansfieldandarea.org.uk

E-mail

mansfieldmuseum@mansfield.gov.uk

Telephone

01623 463088

Fax

01623 412922

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Mansfield Museum
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Discover Mansfield Museum

The five galleries of Mansfield Museum contain a fascinating mix of contemporary and modern displays, from the exquisite Buxton watercolours and Pinxton porcelain to the hands-on XplorActive environment gallery.

Images of Mansfield introduces the visitor to the social history of the area and a rolling programme of national and local temporary exhibitions ensures there is always something new to see.

XplorActive
The most interactive of our permanent galleries focuses on helping children (and their parents) understand the crucial part they play in sustaining their environment. Hands-on activities encourage them to trace, weigh, find, draw, peep and twist their way through a journey from the kitchen to the edge of the wood, via the street, the park and the river.

Escapes
One of the Museum’s most popular features is its constantly changing catalogue of short-term displays. Two galleries host displays of the work of local artists alongside stimulating and sometimes provocative travelling exhibitions featuring nationally known artists.

Learning Journeys
The Museum encourages all aspects of life-long learning via formal schools education visits, more playful Fun Art workshops and Growing Bolder’s menu of art and craft sessions for older people.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Mon-Sat 1000-1700

Closed: Sundays and Bank Holidays

Admission charges

It's free to get in!

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Weapons and War, Natural Sciences, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Coins and Medals, Personalities, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Trent to Trenches

Trent to Trenches: Last Post: Remembering the First World War

  • 5 — 11 June 2014

This exhibition, curated by the BPMA and the Churchill Museum & Cabinet War Rooms, explores the vital role played by the Post Office during the First World War.

It tells the stories of postal workers at war and on the Home Front, and examines the essential role played by postal communications.

10:00 til 17:00 Monday to Saturday.

Trent to Trenches - A county wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Admission free.

Website

http://www.mansfield.gov.uk/museum

Trent to Trenches

Trent to Trenches: Clipstone Camp and WW1 in Mansfield

  • 4 October — 22 November 2014

Mansfield Museum will host an exhibition about Clipstone Camp, one of the largest WW1 training camps in the country. Approximately 30,000 soldiers were billeted there. WAACs were at the camp in 1917 and at the end of the war it was where many soldiers were demobbed.

This all had a great effect on the whole Mansfield area and additional features of the display will look at local industries, schools, churches and the community during those years. Young people will be encouraged to take part in activities during the course of the exhibition.

Trent to Trenches - A county wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Admission free.

Open 10:00 - 17:00 Mon - Sat 10:00. Closed Sun.

Website

http://www.mansfield.gov.uk/museum

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