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

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.
Creepy Critters

Creepy Critters Night

  • 27 October 2017 5-8pm

Wilma the witch will be waiting by her cauldron in the Ironstone cottage for children to bring her the ingredients to her favourite spell. If you get the spell correct the cauldron will bubble and you will get a jelly snake treat from Wilma. (Supported by Little Theatre Club).
Creepy critter craft activities will be going on in the community Gallery. You can make a spider to trick people with or a bat to fly around the museum.
Dare to hold a real creepy critter? Lion Learners will be here with their creepy critter friends for you to hold. Collect your ticket from reception for £1.
Dudley’s Den will be decorated for our younger visitors. Activities will include a spider web game, play dough and gruesome pat bags.
Take a walk through the spooky courtyard for a witch’s finger in a bun (hot dogs) in the Courtyard Tearoom.
£1 Admission

Suitable for

  • Any age


£1 Per Child

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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