North Lincolnshire Museum

North Lincolnshire Museum
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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.

Venue Type:


Opening hours

Monday-Sat 10.00-16.00
Sun 13.00-16.00
Courtyard Tearooms open 10:30am-3.30pm Monday- Saturday and 1:30pm-3:30pm on a Sunday.

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

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Vampires and Villains family fun

  • 28 October 2016 5-8pm

North Lincolnshire Museum opens after hours for an exciting Museums at Night family fun evening with a vampire theme. Wander through the dark galleries, take part in Vampire craft activities and follow our Vampires and Villains trail. Handle creepy real life creatures, if you dare! (£1 per child) Supported by the Scunthorpe Little Theatre Club.

Suitable for

  • 7-10
  • Family friendly


Free entry
£1 per child to take part in the creepy animal handling.


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.

North Lincolnshire Museum
Oswald Road
DN15 7BD




01724 297055

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