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.
When you stay at Charlotte House Hotel in Lincoln you're more than just a customer - you're our guest. Whether travelling on business or leisure, the warm welcome makes it the perfect place for everyone.
Charlotte House resides directly opposite Lincoln Castle and Cathedral. Surrounded by 8 acres of landscaped gardens, the complex also houses the Sir Joseph Banks tropical conservatory with its extensive collection of exotic plants and water features, and John Dawber gardens.
With 14 unique rooms and suites and a choice of contemporary or traditional to choose from theres something to suit everyones taste.
The Lincoln Hotel is popular for weddings ceremonies, receptions, parties and rooms. We have packages to suit all needs.
The Lincoln hotel is found directly opposite Lincoln Cathedral in the Bailgate area of uphill Lincoln. On the doorstep of the historical quarter, it's a short walk downhill to the high street shops and popular Brayford Pool area.
The Greenroom restaurant offers views of the Cathedral and is ideal for weddings and events. The wooden-beamed cellar bar, Bar ‘67, is a stylish place to relax with a drink and has a 60s/70s theme. Guests can also enjoy live music here during the week.
Every room at the Lincoln Hotel has a flat-screen TV and a seating area. Some rooms have views of either the hotel gardens or Lincoln Cathedral. Parking is free on-site and secure.
Over 250 years old, Washingborough Hall Hotel, Lincoln is a beautiful Grade II listed Georgian Manor House hotel, set in three acres of mature gardens in the heart of the pretty village of Washingborough, just two miles east from the centre of the historic city of Lincoln. Privately owned and managed by Edward and Lucy Herring, every care has been taken to retain the elegant Georgian character, whilst lovingly refurbishing the country house hotel.
Our 14 boutique bedrooms are delightfully dapper. They feature all the creature comforts you’d expect, alongside little touches of indulgence, like homemade shortbread and complimentary L'Occitane toiletries.
Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel and there is extensive free car parking. Located a stone's throw from the Sustrans Route One National Cycleway, we also have overnight cycle storage facilities.
The Double AA Rosette award-winning ‘Dining Room Restaurant’ serves a seasonal British menu using prime Lincolnshire ingredients.
Our bustling event spaces accommodate meetings, conferences and private parties, and we have recently added a showstopping new Orangery. Imagine pretty gardens, log fires and cosy country-check interiors, and you'll start to understand the magic that makes Washingborough Hall such a heartwarming award winning country house wedding venue in Lincoln.