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An amazing step back in time

Well worth a visit for people of all ages. The artifacts are fabulous and the original fixtures... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Adele L
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Gainsborough, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

Had a lovely hour or looking round the old nick with an escorted tour. The young chap was full of... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
Margaret F
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Old Nick Theatre 31 Spring Gardens, Gainsborough DN21 2AY, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit for people of all ages. The artifacts are fabulous and the original fixtures and fittings are well preserved in many areas. very authentic and I would highly recommend a visit. As well as the Police cells and living quarters you can...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Adele L
Reviewed March 4, 2019

Had a lovely hour or looking round the old nick with an escorted tour. The young chap was full of information which really brought the place to life.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Margaret F
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Gainsborough is not a particularly large town, so an attraction of this size & quality came as something of a surprise. It's based in the old Gainsborough poilce station & magistrates court which closed in 1974 & is run entirely by volunteers. Loads of interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Their website doesn’t really do justice to how good the museum actually is as it charts the history of Lincolnshire Police & it’s various forbears through the 1800’s to the present day. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but for a very reasonable charge of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

From the outside the place does not look inviting as, sadly, due to having the windows broken they are boarded up. Once inside we were welcomed by enthusiastic volunteers and offered a guided tour by a lady in an old style police uniform. We wer...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Family recommendations meant that whilst in Gainsborough we would visit this museum. We weren't disappointed. At the time of writing this review, I'd say it was a 'work in progress', but the potential is definitely there. We were given a tour by one of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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