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Museum of Lincolnshire Life

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Address: Burton Rd, Lincoln LN1 3LY, England
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A family visit

A great museum went with the family, our three grandsons were very interested in the exhibits. It was well set out and very informative, it was also free entry, we did leave a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great museum went with the family, our three grandsons were very interested in the exhibits. It was well set out and very informative, it was also free entry, we did leave a donation.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went with my Dad sister niece and nephew. My niece did the treasure hunt and love looking out for all the buttons. My nephew loved the park and all the tractors. I like to look round and often find things I've missed on previous trips.

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Thank dawnothy
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is such a lovely place to visit because it is full of old fashioned artifacs.They have different things going on and people dress up.An added bonus is it is free entry most of the time.There isnt a problem with parking.There is also a cafe which is very nice and not expensive.Try the cake.

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Thank Geraldine W
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Free admission. Helpful, friendly staff. Child-friendly, with a playground in the central courtyard. Shop, cafe and toilets. Fascinating exhibits, a couple of hours well spent.

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Thank 999Sue999
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very interesting collection of memorabilia depicting the life as it was in Lincolnshire in the early part of the 20th Century. Exhibitions set out as old style shopsB&Q and Sainsbury's and rooms from the home before TV, labour saving devices and wi fi. Also a memorial to the Lincolnshire regiments that were stationed in the building and a vast... More 

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Thank Susan F
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A short walk down the road from the Westgate of Lincoln Castle , the Museum of Lincolnshire Life, takes you back in time to the Victorian era, where you can explore the social history of the second largest county in Britain. There are rooms set out with various scenes from domestic life and shop and trades on commercial row, as... More 

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Thank Helen D
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was a long time ago that l went to the museum, when my children were little but my family and l went last year and a great afternoon.Something for everyone and ever age.

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Thank Nickyjc1951
Bury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really only visited here to get out of the rain,but we were impressed by the size of the place and the many interesting exhibits. Definitely well worth a visit

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Thank Margaret19532014
Barnard Castle, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in past country life this is a good place to visit ,well displayed rooms of kitchen, bed room and laundry to see what living used to be like. A transport section of farming equipment ,plus the first world tank which was designed and built in Lincoln. A basic on site cafe plus all staff friendly and... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to visit after being very disappointed by the Victorian prison , in the castle. What can I say fantastic exhibits . Showing how life would have been in Lincoln of the past. The older gentleman , was very informative , and had a great scene of humor . Great place to go , and pleasent little cafe .... More 

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