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Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery

Lenton Road, Nottingham NG1 6EL, England
+44 115 876 1400
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Modern Castle

This was rather disappointing as I really thought we were going to a castle. I think it should be... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jane H
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
A place to visit

It doesn't look like a traditional castle and has a very chequered history. There is something for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pete T
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A magnificent 17th century ducal mansion built on the site of the original Medieval Castle. The Castle has a turbulent past, linked to kings and conquerors and still has a maze of original caves hidden beneath its imposing walls.Now the building houses a Museum & Art Gallery, offering visitors an opportunity to see the best regional, national and international art in the regularly changing exhibition galleries. Plus the permanent exhibitions showcase costume and textiles, silverware, glass and a glimpse into Nottingham's history.
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Lenton Road, Nottingham NG1 6EL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was rather disappointing as I really thought we were going to a castle. I think it should be renamed even if it used to be one!

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It doesn't look like a traditional castle and has a very chequered history. There is something for all - very interesting exhibits and the current Reportrait exhibition is well worth visiting. The regimental museum is small but informative.

Thank Pete T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good value activity, plenty to see in the grounds, museum and gallery is made family friendly with interactive things for the children all around.

Thank Parcelie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As many reviewers have said it's more of a box or building on a hill. The museum is fine but some of the art is way out there and too modern for my tastes. I wanted to walk the walls and climb towers etc but...More

Thank RObbo60_11
Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum itself was interesting but easy to get lost in and we realised when we left, that there was a Robin Hood themed room there that we didn't see, I think it was downstairs, which would have been of most interest to us. The...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were quite disappointed with our visit here. No castle & confusing galleries but the tea room was lovley.

Thank GKean
Reviewed 4 days ago

more of a box on top of a hill , rather than a castle visited without children with us glad really as I think they would have expected almost a camalot type castle , due to the local lore, that said very interesting well maintained...More

Thank Andy O
Reviewed 5 days ago

Unfortunately it was a rainy day which didn't help us feel it was worth the entry fee. Too wet to go round the grounds which looked well kept but thought it was a good place to visit out of the rain. Videos and plenty of...More

Thank nocera1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A local landmark full of history. A great place to visit if you are a local or a tourist, a definate must.

Thank Bobsmithio
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is full of charming nooks and crannies to explore. It was kept well with flower beds and the points of interest within the ground appeared to be maintained well. There were benches placed throughout the grounds if you need to sit down. There...More

Thank Delvingman
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wendybudwal
28 March 2017|
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Response from mazk42 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, mine was £7 as an adult, you can ask for this as an annual or day pass, to then go into the caves was another £7, there was also family tickets and I think the concessions were £5 admission and £5 for the caves. hope... More
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Ruzenka S
12 February 2017|
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Response from nammie | Reviewed this property |
you would have to contact the castle directly....
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Lauren A
31 January 2017|
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Response from Maru C | Reviewed this property |
I liked the cave tour at Nottingham Castle because of the tour guide and the whole experience in total. There you have the caves and the guide tells you stories that happened there, but you just get to see the caves. City of... More
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