Baysgarth House Museum

Baysgarth House in Spring
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Set in the heart of historic Barton upon Humber, Baysgarth House is the ancestral home of the prominent Nelthorpe family. Set within 30 acres of parkland this Grade II listed building is a beautiful example of Georgian architecture and is the perfect setting for a family day out.

Now a museum, Baysgarth House is now managed by the Community Heritage Arts and Media Project (CHAMP). With a variety of exhibitions held throughout the year, the museum displays reflect the local significance of the house. The main building houses traditional Georgian and Victorian period rooms and a large collection of beautiful 18th and 19th century pottery and porcelain. Visitors can also explore the Industrial Museum located in the old stable block or discover traditional crafts such as thatching, cobbling and blacksmithing in the museums Craft Cottage.

Venue Type:

Museum, Heritage site, Historic house or home, Archive, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

March- October Thursday – Sunday 12pm – 4pm.
& Bank Holidays

November – February Saturday – Sunday 12pm – 4pm

Admission charges


Getting there

For directions by road, please see our website at

Superb Georgian and Victorian Period rooms and a fine collection of 18th and 19th century English and Oriental pottery and porcelain are just a few of the attractions that await you. Discover Barton's rural crafts with reconstructed stonemason, shoemaker and wheelwrights' workshops. Trace the development of the local industries which shaped Barton - the manufacture of rope, bicycles, bricks and tiles. You can also view over 2,000 historic photographs of North Lincolnshire from our new computerised Image Archive.

Collection details

Weapons and War, Trade and Commerce, Toys and Hobbies, Social History, Photography, Maritime, Law and Order, Land Transport, Inland Waterways, Industry, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Coins and Medals, Archives, Architecture, Archaeology, Agriculture

Getting there

For directions by road, please see our website at

Baysgarth House Museum
Caistor Road
Barton upon Humber
DN18 6AN




01652 637568

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