A wonderful museum dedicated to the history of life in Lincolnshire. The museum has built up a collection of over 250,000 items over the years.
Lincolnshire is famous as the birthplace of the tank - providing a working protype in January 1916, during WWI - this and many, many more engineering marvels can be seen at the museum.
Exhibits include commercial, domestic, agricultural, industrial and community life, spanning back to 1750, right up to present day.
The museum is housed in the Victorian barracks built for the Royal North Lincoln Militia in 1857. It is a fine example of Victorian military architecture and is a Grade II listed building.
Entry to the museum is entirely free. Donations are welcomed - the museums upkeep relies heavily on your generosity.
It's always good to know you're not staying far from tasty food and refreshing drinks! Here are a few suggestion based on the proximity.
A lovely coffee shop/café on Burton Road, close to the Castle and Museum of Lincolnshire Life serving quality breakfast and lunch, all hand prepared with the freshest local ingredients.
They have a wide selection of Homemade cakes and cheesecakes to accompany our delicious Lavazza coffee.
A warm friendly welcome assured at all times, they pride ourselves on consistent quality and good customer service.
The Old Bakery Restaurant with Rooms is ideally located in the Uphill area of Lincoln, close to Lincoln Cathedral, Castle and many other points of historic interest in the Cathedral Quarter with it's popular mix of original shops, cafes and public houses which are to be found on the Bailgate and Steep Hill. The surroundings at The Old Bakery are rustic, relaxed and informal.
The name "The Bronze Pig" is Sicilian born Pompeo's brainchild uniting 3 facts. Pompeo's Italian origins, the celebration of a friendship and the fact that the restaurant is based in Lincoln.
The Bronze Pig is a Michelin Guide restaurant in the Historic quarter of Lincoln, just outside the Castle walls. The food is creative fine dining, perfectly paired with wonderful wines recommended by the in house sommelier. The food is sourced locally and from British shores wherever possible.
Come and experience something very special at The Bronze Pig is Lincoln.
Why not make it more than a day in Lincoln and find a cosy place to stay? Here are a few possibilities close by.
A warm welcome awaits you at Creston Villa, where Iain and Anna will endeavour to make your stay in Lincoln as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Creston Villa offers the highest level of bed and breakfast accommodation with spacious rooms, decorated to the most taseful of standards. Everything is provided from hairdryers to toiletries and filtered water for your tea and coffee. Should you have a particular need we will do our best to help.
Car parking is provided for all our guests and if travelling by bus or train we are delighted to offer a pick up and drop off service at your Lincoln arrival point (subject to availability).
The Castle Hotel in Lincoln offers luxurious, home-from-home comfort. In a fantastic hotel in Lincoln city centre setting - just a quick walk from town. Book with them directly for access to exclusive special offers.
With stunning views, luxury rooms, Serviced Apartments and fantastic food available at the Lounge Bar or Reform Restaurant. The central location means guests are perfectly placed to enjoy Lincoln's many attractions. They have a wide range of room types available. All with award-winning interior design to add a hint of luxury and style.
The Castle is one of the finest hotels in Lincoln. They pride themselves in offering the very best experience. The team of professional staff are on hand to assist you 24/7. They aim to make your visit to Lincoln pleasurable and relaxing.
With free on-site parking reserved especially for you, and a relaxed bar for an enjoyable evening. They help to provide the perfect haven for anyone looking to visit Lincoln.
The Newport Guest House is luxury bed and breakfast accommodation in a recently refurbished Victorian town house just a 5 minute walk from the historic city centre of Lincoln.
The building has been extended and tastefully decorated to the highest standards with each room being individually designed to be comfortable and relaxing whilst being in a warm and welcoming home from home atmosphere.
Situated near the famous Lincoln Cathedral and Lincoln Castle (containing the Magna Carta) surrounded by beautiful boutique shops, cafes and restaurants – there’s something for everyone to enjoy, from the famous Lincoln Baron Trail to the Waterside shopping centre.
From the Guest House entrance you can start your stroll along the beautiful cobbled streets of the Bailgate, into the historical Cathedral quarter with its rich history and stunning views over Lincoln.
They are a pet friendly Guest House and all of our rooms are decorated and maintained to the highest standards and include en-suite facilities, central heating, 32″ flat screen television with Freeview, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryers, complimentary toiletries plus free wireless internet/free wifi access throughout the building.