North Lincolnshire Museum

North Lincolnshire Museum
Oswald Road
DN15 7BD




01724 843533


01724 270474

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A great day out for all the family. Discover the stories of North Lincolnshire through many interactive exhibits – become a nature detective in Go Wild, step back in time in the Victorian ironstone cottage and relive the Peoples’ War. Climb the stairs to delight in the treasures of our archaeology gallery and the award winning temporary exhibitions.

The museum Education Service based here but operate workshops across all North Lincolnshire Museum venues.

Venue Type:


Opening hours

Monday-Sat 10.00-16.00
Sun 13.00-16.00
Courtyard Cafe open 11am-3pm Monday- Saturday.

Admission charges


Natural History, Archaeology and Social / Local History.
Key Areas, Iron Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon Archaeology
Palaeontology, particularly from the local iron ore deposits.

Collection details

Archaeology, Architecture, Archives, Coins and Medals, Industry, Land Transport, Law and Order, Natural Sciences, Photography, Science and Technology, Social History, Toys and Hobbies

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

For King and Country

  • 10 July 2014

The exhibition will focus on the experiences of local people both on the Front Line and back home in Britain. The exhibition will also include a display looking at how the sacrifice of local men and women was recognised in the form of war memorials all over the region.

Suitable for

  • 18+


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.

Medieval Museum at Knight!

  • 16 May 2014 5-8pm

Medieval trails, crafts and free family fun. Meet our Medieval characters that appear around the Museum to help you complete your trail. Family activities including Medieval crafts, and some very special Medieval objects from our collections will be on show.

This exciting evening of Working in partnership with Scunthorpe’s Little Theatre Group.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • 5-6
  • Especially for children
  • Family friendly


Free admission, no need to book just turn up.

Open to organised children’s parties, ideal for 6 years old and above: please contact the museum for details.


Men of the Royal Scots Greys ride their horses on a road at Brimeux. A windmill can be seen across the fields behind them.
The Royal Scots Greys by on the road at Brimeaux, 25 May 1918.

'Archaeology and the First World War'

  • 12 June 2014 6-7:30pm

A look at how archaeology is being used to reveal the lost stories of soldiers serving on the Western Front.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • Not suitable for children
New Zealand machine gunners fitting machine gun belts with cartridges

Archaeology and the First World War

  • 12 June 2014 6-7:30pm

An evening talk looking at how archaeology is being used to reveal the lost stories of soldiers on the western front.

Suitable for

  • 18+


Cup of tea

Memory and World War One

  • 14 August 2014 6-7:30pm

How North Lincolnshire Has Remembered The War.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • Not suitable for children

Normanby Park Auxiliary Hospital

  • 11 September 2014 6-7:30pm

Madeleine Grout, Collections Assistant (Decorative Arts), uses photographs to illustrate life for recovering soldiers at Normanby Hall between 1914 and 1919. Discover the stories of the patients, nurses, staff and family and hear how this event affected the local area.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • Not suitable for children
Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Archaeology Club

Each month's meeting is themed with members taking part in craft activities to investigate archaeology. Workshops are suitable for children aged 7-15 years old.

How to obtain

Call the museum on 01724 843433 to book a place - places cost £2.50 per child.

Science Club

Explore science through craft and hands-on activities.

How to obtain

Call 01724 843533 to book a place - places cost £2.50 per child.