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This list of museums in Lincolnshire, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Image Town/City Region Type Summary
50 and 61 Squadron Museum Image needed LHB Lincoln Lincoln, Lincolnshire Military History of No. 50 Squadron RAF and No. 61 Squadron RAF and RAF Skellingthorpe in World War II
Alford Manor House Alford Manor House - geograph.org.uk - 386834 Alford East Lindsey Historic house 17th century thatched manor house, gardens, art gallery
Anderby Drainage Museum Image needed LHB Anderby East Lindsey Technology information, located in a drainage board pumping station, includes engines and tools
Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre Image needed LHB Coningsby East Lindsey Aviation Tours of historic World War II aircraft used in flight shows
Belton House Belton House - IMG 9941 Belton South Kesteven Historic house Operated by the National Trust, 17th century Restoration style country house with opulent decor, silverware, paintings, gardens
Bubble Car Museum Image needed LHB Cranwell North Kesteven Transportation website, collection of bubble cars and microcars, 1950's memorabilia, Bakelite items
Church Farm Museum Church Farm Museum - geograph.org.uk - 216435 Skegness East Lindsey Agriculture Local history, agriculture tools and equipment, traditional indigenous buildings including a cottage, 18th century farmhouse, 19th century stable block and cowshed
Cogglesford Mill Wier at cogglesford mill-by-Mick-Lobb Sleaford North Kesteven Mill Late 18th century working watermill
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre Image needed LHB Cranwell North Kesteven Aviation website, information, history of Royal Air Force College Cranwell
Gayton Engine Pumping Station Image needed LHB Theddlethorpe East Lindsey Technology information, 1930s pumping station with engine and exhibits about land drainage
Grantham Museum Theed Newton Grantham Piédestal Grantham South Kesteven Local Local history, culture, Sir Isaac Newton, Margaret Thatcher and the World War II raid Dambusters
Grimsby Town Hall Time Trap Museum Image needed LHB Grimsby North East Lincolnshire Prison information, local history and prison, located in town hall
Haywain Farm Museum Image needed LHB Epworth North Lincolnshire Agriculture information
Heckington Village Trust Railway & Heritage Museum Image needed LHB Heckington North Kesteven Railway website, preserved Victorian railway station with artifacts, working model railways, local history displays
Heckington Windmill Heckington, Pocklingtons Mill Heckington North Kesteven Mill 8-sailed tower windmill
Immingham Museum Image needed LHB Immingham North East Lincolnshire Railway website, information, Great Central Railway, LNER and British Rail exhibits, building of the Immingham Dock, local history
Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre Image needed LHB East Kirkby East Lindsey Aviation History of the RAF Bomber Command in World War II
Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum Lincoln Transport Museum - interiorP7080238 North Hykeham North Kesteven Transportation website, vintage cars, buses and commercial vehicles, road transport history and memorabilia, model vehicles, 1950s/60s village garage workshop
Lincolnshire Wolds Railway Fulstow no. 2, Lincs Wolds Rly Ludborough East Lindsey Railway Heritage railway and museum
Louth Museum Image needed LHB Louth East Lindsey Local website, local history, culture, archaeology, geology, natural history
Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre Image needed LHB Metheringham North Kesteven Aviation website, history of the World War II RAF 106 Bomber Squadron
Museum of Lincolnshire Life Water carrier for Mesopotamia Lincoln, Lincoln Local Local and social history, Victorian rooms, period shop displays, exhibits about the Royal Lincolnshire Regiment and Lincolnshire Yeomanry, agriculture equipment and tools
Navigation House Image needed LHB Sleaford North Kesteven Transportation Development and heritage of the Sleaford Navigation
Normanby Hall Museum and Country Park 056340 6922c33e-by-David-Wright Burton upon Stather North Lincolnshire Multiple Early 19th century Regency mansion with a farming museum, Victorian walled garden, stableyard, duck ponds, deer sanctuary, miniature railway
North Ings Farm Museum Image needed LHB Dorrington North Kesteven Technology Tractors, agricultural machinery, commercial vehicles, a narrow gauge railway, portable steam pumps, a fairground organ
North Lincolnshire Museum North Lincolnshire Museum, Scunthorpe - geograph.org.uk - 43807 Scunthorpe North Lincolnshire Local website, local history, culture
Owston Ferry Smithy Image needed LHB Owston Ferry North Lincolnshire Local website, local history, blacksmith shop
Pinchbeck Engine Pinchbeck-Engine-House-by-Chris-Allen Pinchbeck, South Holland, Lincolnshire Technology Steam powered drainage engines
RAF Digby Sector Ops Room Museum RAF Digby Ops Room Digby North Kesteven Military website, restored World War II Sector Operations Headquarters
RAF Scampton Museum Image needed LHB Scampton West Lindsey Military website, history of RAF Scampton
RAF Skellingthorpe Heritage Room Image needed LHB Skellingthorpe North Kesteven Military History of RAF Skellingthorpe
RAF Wickenby Memorial Collection Image needed LHB Langworth West Lindsey Military website, history and memorabilia of RAF Wickenby
Sibsey Trader Mill Sibsey, Trader Mill Sibsey East Lindsey Mill Late 19th century six story windmill, owned by English Heritage
South Lincolnshire Military Museum Image needed LHB Gosberton South Holland Military information
Stamford Museum Stamford Museum by Bob Harvey Stamford South Kesteven Local Local history, archaeology, social history
Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre Image needed LHB Thorpe Park East Lindsey Military website, history and artifacts of RAF Woodhall Spa in World War II and after, includes aircraft and missiles, models, dioramas, photos
Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft Lineup.5 Sandtoft North Lincolnshire Transportation Preserved trolleybuses, 1950s/1960s street scene and period home
Waltham Windmill Waltham Mill Waltham North East Lincolnshire Mill Late 19th century six-sailed windmill
Welbourn Forge Image needed LHB Welbourn North Kesteven History website, working forge and blacksmith shop
Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum Image needed LHB Woodhall Spa East Lindsey Local website, local history, culture
Woolsthorpe Manor Woolsthorpe Manor - Lincs - IMG 9946 Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth South Kesteven Historic house Operated by the National Trust, birthplace of Sir Isaac Newton, 17th century yeoman's farmhouse, hands-on science activities

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  1. http://www.raf-lincolnshire.info/museums.htm RAF-Lincolnshire.info "This museum has closed and the assets have been sold and dispersed."


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