East Midlands

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Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Burton Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3LY.
Tel: 01522 782 040.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Illustrates all aspects of Lincolnshire life during the last 200 years, including horse-drawn transport, agriculture and industry. Major exhibits are locally…

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Moira Furnace Museum

Furnace Lane, Moira, Swadlincote, Leicestershire, DE12 6AT.
Tel: 01283 224 667.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

19th century open blast furnace. Guided tour shows how it worked and the lives of the inhabitants of the area. Boat trips on Ashby Canal run daily from…

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Midland Railway – Butterley

Butterley Station, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ.
Tel: 01773 570 140.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Preserved Midland, LMS and BR items in a living museum on 3.5 miles standard gauge line, also one mile 2ft gauge on a 57 acre museum site. Miniature railway.…

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Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre

Westmoor Farm, Martin Moor, Metheringham, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN4 3BQ.
Tel: 01526 378 270.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Dedicated to those who flew and supported RAF 106 Bomber Squadron from 1943 until the end of the WWII. The visitor centre contains an abundance of information,…

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The Maud Foster Mill in Boston, Lincolnshire, built 1819 and still earning its daily living by wind-power

Maud Foster Windmill

Willoughby Road, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 9EG.
Tel: 01205 352 188.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop

The finest working windmill in England. Climb all seven floors and view the milling process in action. Built in 1819, the mill has five sails and is one…

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Shardlow Heritage Centre

London Road, Shardlow, Derbyshire, DE72 2GA.
Tel: 01332 792 489.

  • Car Park
  • Part disabled access

Housed in the oldest of a group of 18th century canal warehouses, it tells the story of the village from Roman times to the present day with particular…

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Sherwood Forest Railway

Gorsethorpe Lane, Nr Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, NG21 9HL.
Tel: 01623 515 339.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

5/8th scale, 15in.gauge railway running through cuttings, over level crossings and across traditional farm land. Runs to Narrow Gauge Railway principals…

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Sir Richard Arkwright’s Masson Mills

Derby Road, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3PY.
Tel: 01629 581 001.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The 1783 showpiece Masson Mills, Matlock Bath – finest surviving example of one of Arkwright’s cotton mills. Working museum displaying historic working…

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Stonehurst Family Farm & Museum

Bond Lane, Mountsorrel, Leicestershire, LE12 7AA.
Tel: 01509 413 216.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The motor museum forms part of a working family farm with animals and tractor/pony rides. It has a collection of motoring memorabilia, veteran, vintage…

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North Mill with East Mll behind and the River Derwent.

Strutt’s North Mill – Belper

Derwent Valley Visitor Centre, Bridgefoot, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 1YD.
Tel: 0845 521 4347.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Famous 1804 ‘fireproof’ mill showing the history of cotton spinning, framework knitting, Brettles’ silk and cotton hosiery, chevening a form of exquisite…

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Swannington Incline

Main Street, Swannington, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 8QN.
Tel: 0000.

Part of the Leicester & Swannington Railway, one of England's first, built by Robert Stephenson to carry coal. An engine house at the top housed an engine…

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An aerial view of the Museum

Sywell Aviation Museum

Sywell Aerodrome, Hall Farm, Sywell, Northamptonshire, NN6 0BN.
Tel: 07968 061 708.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Northamptonshire's premier aviation museum that is gradually expanding. Housed in historic Nissen huts.

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