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Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Old Barracks Burton Road, Lincoln LN1 3LY, England
+44 1522 528448
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Lovely day out

Wonderful place, full of history. Grandkids loved it, on outskirts I would say not centre of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sue B
Better Han expected

When walking up to the museum you see a fantastic building steeped in history and inside everything... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DawTyler
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Old Barracks Burton Road, Lincoln LN1 3LY, England
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"military history"
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"school room"
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"well worth a visit"
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"great exhibits"
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"first world war"
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"free attraction"
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"play area"
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"all ages"
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"couple of hours"
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"tea room"
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"step back in time"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful place, full of history. Grandkids loved it, on outskirts I would say not centre of Lincoln. Parking. Shops near by even a wonderful little bakery for a snack. Well worth a visit

Thank Sue B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When walking up to the museum you see a fantastic building steeped in history and inside everything is covered from farming transport housing people and so much more. The staff are very helpful and the shop is full of toys from history covering many years,...More

Thank DawTyler
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What am Amazing place, free entry and what a wonderful place for local History. It is a lot larger than You first think and has a superb historic vehicle and farming section. Looking forward to going back as soooo much to see there. If you...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum represents live in Lincolnshire in the 19th Century. It was a time when the British Empire was at its peak and Lincolnshire was a thriving hub for manufacturing. There are all sort of interesting agricultural equipments, an original ww1 tank (built in Lincoln)...More

Thank Trefor D
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

At first glance of a map this 'little' museum is a bit out of the city - but it's only a 5 minute walk from the back of the castle as well as being a stop off for the tour bus. Whichever way you get...More

1  Thank Julie P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my mother round most areas well accessible just a couple of places that are tight.overall the museum is very interesting and informing for all ages.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A free museum with parking outside. Interesting insight into local history. Decent cafe. Excellent couple of hours for all ages.

Thank steve r
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of several essential tourist destinations in pretty Lincoln (see also, Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral), my friend and I knew even before arriving in the city that we had to visit this museum. The museum is situated a bit beyond the central area but...More

1  Thank JakeCox
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For free this really was a nice museum. It is bit rough round the edges and could do with doing up but it has its own charm. The WW1 tank is a must see too.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my wife and grandson for a day out and thoroughly enjoyed it. They have a replica WW1 tank plus many exhibits illustrating the Rural farming environment of Lincolnshire history. They also have exhibits from the great war and early Transportation. A good half...More

Thank davidrC603DS
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Every day, 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Last entry 4:00 p.m., but I'd certainly give it more than a half hour!) Note that the website says Mon. - Sun., but I'd double check with the TI Centrbefore going on Sunday. The TI... More
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