Museums in England
Castles & Museums
STAFFORD CASTLE & VISITORS CENTRE
Newport Road, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 1DJ
Built by William the Conqueror to subdue rebellious local people, Stafford Castle has dominated the Stafford landscape for over 900 years. Visitors today will find a more peaceful setting - you can follow the castle trail, exploring the castle rui...
SILK MUSEUMS IN MACCLESFIELD
Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 6TJ
The Silk Museums in Macclesfield tell the definitive story of silk. Compelling exhibits on three sites show a working Victorian Silk Mill, costume and silk manufacturing displays. Demonstrations of jacquard handloom weaving, exhibitions of tex...
WATCHET BOAT MUSEUM
Harbour Road, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0AQ
Displays of flatner boats, plus nets and other items associated with their use, maps, knotwork and boards showing the various uses of withy. Activities include a small rope making machine for making skipping-ropes, plus block and tackle where e...
KELVEDON HATCH SECRET NUCLEAR BUNKER
Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0LA
At the present time, Kelvedon Hatch is the largest and deepest cold war bunker open to the public in southeast England. We can also cater for stag/hen parties, birthday parties and team building days with a wide range of activities such as tree...
THE ROYAL LOGISTIC CORPS MUSEUM
Deepcut, Camberley, Surrey, GU16 6RW
The Royal Logistic Corps Museum relates the history the regiment and how it has supported the British Armies troops dating all the way back to the days of Oliver Cromwell. Visitors can see for themselves how soldiers have been transported, fed, an...
NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM
Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ
Get up close to over 300 years of fascinating history in York’s only National Museum. Explore our giant halls full of trains and railway legends including the majestic Duchess of Hamilton and a replica of Stephenson’s groundbreaking Rocket or marv...
Museums & Galleries
BLACK COUNTRY LIVING MUSEUM
Tipton Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SQ
At the heart of the Black Country is where you will discover a fascinating world. The Museum site is not all buildings with areas of apparently derelict land, the result of coal mining, linking the Museum village to the mining area and the entr...
Museums & Galleries
COWES MARITIME MUSEUM
Beckford Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight
Display features the maritime history of the Isle of Wight and includes models, paintings and photographic materials of yachting. Located within Cowes Public Library.
THE BATE COLLECTION OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Faculty of Music, St Aldate's, Oxford, OX1 1DB
A rich and fascinating display of some eighteen hundred historical woodwind, brass and percussion instruments; over a dozen early keyboards including 'Handel's harpsichord'; and a unique bow maker's workshop and bows. Workshops and concerts throug...
CLEVELAND IRONSTONE MINING EXPERIENCE
Deepdale, Skinningrove, Cleveland, TS13 4AP
This nationally important museum offers visitors an exciting and authentic underground experience with a guided tour that lasts approximately 80 minutes. Descend into the unknown underground world of an original mine tunnel. Hear how ironstone ...