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Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Burton Rd, Lincoln, England
01522/528448
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Ranked #4 of 38 Attractions in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

This museum is a mix of displays- the video account of the introduction of tanks is excellent, and some of the modern inter-active displays very good. The First World War displays presumably done for this year were excellent, as were the regimental museum However the rural life and commercial displays were tired and dusty. One of the displays on Methodism... More

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Greece
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

interesting good staff and free. Well worth spending loads of time there and on a good day having a picnic

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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The kids love it because the displays bring Lincoln history to life, they also love the play area. Great museum, lovely staff, good coffee shop. A great to spend a few hours with the kids.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It's very easy to dismiss a "local" museum as being only of interest to locals. This museum was a wonderful surprise and not restricted to local history. It is situated in a former barracks with byuildings around the barracks square. Many displays in "room settings" could be anywhere in the UK. Larger exhibits include steam ploughing and traction engines, carriages,... More

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Durham
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Looked for this which is just out of the main castle and shopping area of Lincoln. Signposted but not that clear to where. Only had half hour there as it closes at 4 so felt a bit hurried. Other than that I would think it would be a good afternoon out with the kids when visiting Lincoln.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Brilliant range of exhibits. Great café and home cooked food. Good play area. Friendly and welcoming staff. And it's free! Great place for families, couples, singles...everybody!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

A very interesting museum, with relatively modern items exhibited (i,e. not over 150 years old), a place for adults and children alike

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Having been a resident of Lincoln I have always had the pleasure of this fantastic museum being local and free to the public. It is so full of great stuff that each time I go a always find something new keep up the good work. Highly recommend

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have been here many times with school doing workshops or with my family. Each time I have not been disappointed. There is no admission fee now - there used to be. They also have an area selling books I have purchased a few and they are reasonably priced. It is a must if you live in Lincoln or are... More

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a museum that has a bit of everything, including the kitchen sink. And flatirons, and hot water bottles. And farm machinery. Everything in fact that people in this mixed industrial/ agricultural area would have seen and used for the last couple of hundred years. Great for children - they can get very hands-on with exhibits. An excellent WW1... More

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