Museums in All Regions.

British Museum
The British Museum is the oldest, and one of the largest museums in the world. Where else can you see some of the greatest treasures of all time under one roof ?
Dinosaur Museum
The Dinosaur Museum is Britain's original dinosaur museum solely devoted to dinosaurs and their prehistoric world.
Edinburgh Castle
Everything you need to plan a visit to Edinburgh Castle: what to see, visiting with kids, tickets, fireworks, parking and more. Superb photos and video.
Eureka! The National Children's Museum
Eureka! is the UK's National Children's Museum, a place where children play to learn and grown-ups learn to play.
Imperial War Museum London
Imperial War Museum London is not a Museum of the distant past, but about people still alive today, their parents and grandparents. It tells the stories of those who have lived, fought and died in conflict from the First World War to the present day.
Ironbridge Gorge Museums
This is the valley that changed our world, this is where the Industrial Revolution began.
Jorvik Viking Centre
Explore York's Viking history on the very site where archaeologists uncovered remains of the Viking-Age City of 'Jorvik'.
Madame Tussauds
Filled with 14 exciting, interactive zones and the new Marvel Super Heroes 4D movie experience, Madame Tussauds London combines glitz and glamour with incredible history.
Museum of London
Step inside Museum of London for an unforgettable journey through the capital's turbulent past.
National Railway Museum
For a free, fun-packed family day out visit the National Railway Museum in York and get up close to amazing locomotives and over 300 years of fascinating railway history.
Natural History Museum
Ever stared into the gaping jaws of a Tyrannosaurus rex, felt the devastating power of an earthquake or come face to face with a giant, moving scorpion ? You will when you enter the amazing world of The Natural History Museum.
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford
The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford houses one of the largest aviation collections in the United Kingdom.
Sandringham House, Museum & Gardens
Sandringham House is the country retreat of HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, built by King Edward VII and passed down as a private home through three generations of monarchs.
Science Museum
Situated in Exhibition Road, South Kensington, the Science Museum contains all the wonders of our industrial and technological age.
Shakespeare's Birthplace
The Man of the Millennium - William Shakespeare, was born in 1564 in the half-timbered house in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon. You can still visit this house today.
The Victoria and Albert Museum
The V&A is the greatest museum of art and design, a world treasure house with collections of fabulous scope and diversity.
100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum
The 100th Bomb Group Memorial Museum is a tribute to the Eighth Air Force. There is a fine collection of U.S.A.A.F. uniforms, decorations and combat records.
Abbey House Museum
Step back in time at the Abbey House Museum for an experience you will never forget. After your 1880's shopping trip you can find out more about Victorian Leeds, Chidhood in the 19th century and the history of nearby Kirkstall Abbey.
Abbot Hall Art Gallery
The Gallery is housed in one of Kendal's most important buildings, a Grade I listed villa, on the banks of the River Kent. The galleries offer two floors of light-filled spaces in which to see art.
Abbot House
The volunteer-run Abbot House Heritage Centre - dubbed 'The People's Tardis' - propels the traveller through time from the days of the Picts...a time warp peopled by a veritable Who's Who of characters from Dunfermline's past.
Abergavenny Museum & Castle
Abergavenny Museum presents the story of this historic market town from Prehistoric and Roman times right through to the present day.
Abertillery and District Museum
Discover the history and heritage of the Abertillery area at Abertillery and District Museum, the museum has something for everyone, old and young.
Abington Park Museum
'The museum in the park' is a beautiful Grade 1 listed building.
Acton Scott Historic Working Farm
Every afternoon you can see hand milking. Buttermaking takes place in the dairy holidays and weekends.
Afan Forest Park Visitor Centre
Afan Forest Park is jointly run by Forestry Commission and Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council that covers 13,000 hectres.
Aldershot Military Museum
Welcome to Aldershot Military Museum & Rushmoor Local History Gallery housed in the only surviving brick-built barrack blocks left in Aldershot. Built in 1894, these bungalow-type buildings once covered the whole of North Camp.
Alford Valley Railway
Alford Valley Railway operates from the restored station yard which once marked the terminus of the branch line linking the villages of upper Donside with Kintore junction and hence to Aberdeen.
Allerford Museum
The Rural Life Museum is housed in the old Village School leased from the National Trust. It was a school from 1821 to 1981 and opened as the Rural Life Museum in 1983.
American Museum in Britain
The American Museum in Britain takes you on a journey through the history of America, from its early settlers to the 20th century
Amgueddfa Pontypool Museum
At Valley Inheritance Museum displays and audio visuals combine vividly to tell the story of the Torfaen Valley and its people from earliest times to the present day. Llanyrafon Farm Museum aims to illustrate the farming history of the Valley.
Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life
Set in a beautiful Tudor house with 21st century displays, this museum tells the remarkable story of Thetford and the Brecks. Discover rich collections alongside audio guides, films and animations.
Andover Museum & The Museum of The Iron Age
Trace Andover's history from Saxon times to the present day. Step inside the Museum of the Iron Age and discover a way of life that was destroyed by the Romans
Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum
In the cottage where the millionaire benefactor was born in 1835 is told the family's story prior to their emigration to the United States.
Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture
Andrew Logan's work is of popular poetry and metropolitan glamour. It is an art which resounds with the exuberant excess of a Busby Berkeley musical.
Angus Folk Museum
Visit one of Scotland's finest folk museums and explore life in rural Scotland during the past 200 years.
Annet House Museum & Garden
Linlithgow's Museum, Annet House Museum & Garden is situated in Annet House on the Royal Burgh's historic High Street.
Apsley House
Apsley House, home of the first Duke of Wellington, is one of the capital's finest residences. Also known as 'Number One London', because it was the first house encountered past the toll-gate into London from the countryside.
Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum
Situated beyond the easternmost point of Hadrian's Wall, Arbeia Roman Fort stood guard at the mouth of the River Tyne.
Armley Mills
Formerly one the largest woollen mills in the world, Armley now illustrates Leeds city's impressive industrial past.
Ashby-de-la-Zouch Museum
Ashby Museum re-opened on Easter Saturday 2007, with a new two-storey extension housing a Community Room and Archives Room, and two revamped Exhibition Galleries.
Ashmolean Museum
The Ashmolean Museum was founded in 1683; it is the worlds first University museum and the oldest public museum in Britain. It is situated in the heart of Oxford.
Astley Hall
Discover a 400 year old house, built by the Charnock family in Elizabethan times.
At-Bristol
With hundreds of hands-on exhibits, live science shows and a Planetarium, At-Bristol is one of the UK's biggest and most exciting interactive science centres.
Auchindrain
There's nowhere like it in Scotland. Auchindrain gives visitors a fascinating and authentic insight into how people lived,worked and played in the old Highlands, from the first record of Auchindrain in 1533 to when the last residents moved away in
Babbacombe Model Village
Step into a world of miniature marvels!Bring back those magical childhood memories as you explore a quaint and quirky representation of England through five decades at Babbacombe Model Village.
Bagshaw Museum
This stunning Victorian Gothic former mill owner's house is set in 36 aces of parkland and ancient woodland. The home of George Sheard from 1875-1902, the house became a museum in 1911 and was named after its first curator, Walter Bagshaw.
Bamburgh Castle
Standing on a rocky outcrop overlooking miles of beautiful sandy beach, Bamburgh Castle dominates the Northumbrian landscape.
Bank of England Museum
Housed within one of the most iconic buildings in the City of London, the Bank of England Museum offers a unique experience which brings to life the 315-year history of the Bank of England
Bankfield Museum
For half a century from 1837-1886, Bankfield House was the home of Edward Akroyd, the largest wool manufacturer in Britain.
Bantock House Museum

Well-hidden within Bantock Park, Bantock House has now been restored to it's full Edwardian Glory. Explore the delightful home of the Bantock Family, and on the way, you'll discover some of Wolverhampton's secret history.

Bath Assembly Rooms
The Ball Room, Octagon, Tea Room and Card Room of the magnificent Assembly Rooms were used in the eighteenth century for dancing, music, card playing, tea drinking and conversation.
Bath Postal Museum
Discover how 18th-Century Bath influenced and developed the Postal System, including the story of the Penny Post.
Battle Museum
The town of Battle grew up around the Abbey founded by King William after his victory at the Battle of Hastings in 1066. This museum offers a glimpse of Battle's rich history.
Battle of Flowers Museum
The Museum opened in 1971. The exhibits are all made from Harestails and Marram grass and memorabilia of the earlier years are also on display.
Beaminster Museum
Beaminster Museum is a local history museum covering Beaminster and the surrounding villages. Its collection covers past local families of importance, past local trades and schools and a fine collection of agricultural tools.
Beaulieu
A unique day out in the heart of the New Forest. The list of things to see is as varied as its history which beckons you from across the centuries.
Beccles & District Museum
The Museum is housed in Leman House which was probably built around 1570 and was completely restored and modernised in the 1760s.
Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life
An extensive museum containing a magnificent assortment of items curious, mysterious, marvellous and common place from the last 200 years.
Bekonscot Model Village
Bekonscot is the oldest model village in the world. Portraying rural England in the 1930's, time has stood still in this wonderland of make-believe, which is over 80 years old.
Bembridge Windmill
Built around 1700, Bembridge Windmill is the only surviving windmill on the island and has much of its original machinery intact.
Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum
The renowned waterfowl collection was started by the late Gerald Askew in the 1960's and soon became the largest private collection in the UK.
Beverley Guildhall
The Guildhall is a Grade One listed historic seat of civic governance featuring an 18th century court room.
Bewdley Museum
Set in a historic Butchers Shambles "A surprise around every corner" fascinating indoor and outdoor displays, brass foundry, jails, resident crafts people.
Bexhill Costume Museum
Bexhill Museum is situated in the attractive setting of the Manor Gardens, Old Town. Exhibits include costumes, accessories and memorabilia from the 18th century to the 1970's.
Bexhill Museum
Newly refurbished and extended, the displays and exhibitions have something for everyone to enjoy.
Bignor Roman Villa and Museum
The Roman villa is situated in a superb rural setting to the north of the South Downs. The mosaic floors, discovered in 1811, are some of the finest in Britain.
Bircham Windmill
Standing in the heart of Norfolk's undulating fields, the windmill now looks as it did over 100 years ago. At that time over 300 mills ground corn for horse and cattle feed and bread making in Norfolk.
Bishop Bonner's Cottage Museum
This delightful early 16th century, timber framed, thatched building, once three cottages, is the oldest domestic building in East Dereham
Black Country Living Museum
Discover a fascinating world when you visit Britain's friendliest open-air museum. Historic buildings from all around the Black Country have been moved and rebuilt at the Black Country Museum
Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery
Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery is housed in a beautiful Arts and Crafts style building, it offers a lively programme of exhibitions and events for all the family.
Blairs Museum
Blairs Museum has a stunning collection of fine and decorative art spanning more than 500 years.
Blaise Castle House Museum
The museum features displays of everyday life in and around Bristol, including toys, costumes and domestic equipment. It stands in extensive grounds and woodland.
Bluebell Railway
The Bluebell Railway was the first preserved standard gauge passenger line in the UK. In 1960 it reopened part of the Lewes to East Grinstead line of the old London Brighton and South Coast Railway.
Bognor Regis Museum
Bognor Regis, the first purpose built holiday resort, its history and development.
Bolling Hall
Tucked away in a leafy garden, less than a mile from the city centre. Bolling Hall is one of Bradford's most precious jewels.
Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive
Bolton Museum has many collections of exhibits from fine art to Egyptian archaeology. There is an aquarium where you can see snakes and a piranha fish which is 23 years old.
Boness and Kinneil Railway
The Boness and Kinneil Railway is home to an exciting collection of railway buildings, locomotives, equipment, carriages and wagons.
Booth Museum of Natural History
The Booth Museum is the creation of the Victorian ornithologist Edward Booth. It was built in 1874 to house his collection of stuffed British birds.
Bradford Industrial Museum & Horses At Work
Think of industry in Bradford and you think of wool. Think of mills and you think of machinery, steam engines and horses, all of which can be found at Bradford Industrial Museum!
Brass Rubbing Centre
In the centre you will find a fascinating collection of replicas moulded from ancient Pictish Stones, rare Scottish brasses and medieval church brasses.
Breamore House & Museum
The magnificent Manor House is set above the picturesque village of Breamore, overlooking the avon Valley on the edge of the New Forest just north of Fordingbridge.
Brenzett Aeronautical Museum
Brenzett Museum is a unique collection of wartime equipment, remains recovered from aircraft crash sites and memorabilia collected and donated to the Museum since its formation in 1972.
Bressingham Steam and Gardens
Bressingham Hall offers a unique insight into the dual passions of Alan Bloom - horticulture and steam. The gardens are renowned worldwide, while the steam collection is one of the most comprehensive collections of steam engines and artefacts in England.
Brighton Museum & Art Gallery
The museum features state-of-the-art visitor facilities, a series of innovative redesigned galleries and wide-ranging collections brought to life using the latest interpretative techniques.
Bristols City Museum and Art Gallery
Bristol Museum & Art Gallery tells the story of our world in every display, from the beginning of time to the present day.
British Golf Museum
Where better to find out about the history of golf than at St Andrews, the home of golf?
British Library
The British Library is the National Library of the United Kingdom. Apart from the 14 million books in its care, this phenomenal building is also home to over a million items from other countries.
British Postal Museum and Archive
In 1635 King Charles1 made his own mail delivery service available to the public. In 1660 The General Post Office was established to run this 'royal mail ' service. The Archive charts the four centuries of development into Royal Mail Group plc.
Brixham Heritage Museum
The Brixham Heritage Museum and History Society was founded in 1958 for the purpose of recording, saving and displaying the heritage of the historic town and fishing port.
Broadlands
Broadlands is to undergo major remedial work over the next two years and of necessity this means that the House and Mountbatten Exhibition will be closed to the public until 2012.
Bromley Museum
At Bromley Museum we will help you to uncover many interesting facts about Bromley's past as well as how people lived through the ages.
Bronte Parsonage Museum
Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte, were the authors of some of the greatest books in the English language. Haworth Parsonage was their much-loved home and Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall were all written here.
Brooklands Museum
Brooklands Museum opened in 1991 on 30 acres of the original 1907 motor-racing circuit. The Museum features the most historic and steepest section of the old Banked Track and the 1-in-4 Test Hill.
Broughty Castle Museum
Broughty Castle sits imposingly at the mouth of the River Tay. Built in 1496 on a rocky promontory it has faced many sieges and battles.
Buckinghamshire Railway Centre
The Buckinghamshire Railway Centre is a working Steam Museum, with one of the largest collections of locomotives, vehicles and railway memorabilia in the UK.
Bucklers Hard Maritime Museum
Buckler's Hard is a picturesque 18th century village on the banks of the Beaulieu River in the heart of the New Forest. Historically, it is famed as the place where some of Nelson's fleet were built for Trafalgar
Burgh House & Hampstead Local History Museum
Burgh House is a handsome Queen Anne house in the heart of Old Hampstead, with original panelled rooms and staircase, and wrought-iron gates.
Burns House
It was in this simple sandstone house in a quiet Dumfries street that Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, spent the last years of his brilliant life.
Burrell Collection
In the heart of Pollok Country Park, this award-winning building contains a unique collection of art in a beautiful woodland setting.
Buxton Museum & Art Gallery
The Museum & Art Gallery features geology, archaeology and history of the Peak District displayed in a seven section time tunnel - complete with sounds and smells!
Bygones Museum
The museum houses a unique collection of antiques and memorabilia gathered together by the owners over a period of sixty years.
Caerleon Amphitheatre Barracks and Baths
The site of the 50-acre (20.3ha) Roman legionary fortress of Isca, the permanent base of the Second Augustan Legion in Britain from about A.D. 75.
Caldicot Castle & Country Park
Magnificent Welsh border castle set in fifty-five acres of beautiful parkland. Founded by the Normans, developed in royal hands as a stronghold in the Middle Ages.
Caledonian Canal Visitor Centre
A small but unique venue showcasing the history of the Caledonian Canal from its beginnings to its present day refurbishment.
Callendar House
Have a grand day out at Callendar House in Falkirk. Situated amidst magnificent park and woodland, Callendar House tells stories spanning almost 2000 years
Camera Obscura & World Of Illusions
At the top of Edinburgh's historic Royal Mile you'll find the Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - an attraction which offers a fascinating range of optical illusions old and new.
Cannon Hall Museum
Cannon Hall was designed by John Carr of York and is set in over 70 acres of historic parkland which includes beautiful formal gardens providing a perfect setting for picnics or relaxing strolls.
Canterbury Roman Museum
Canterbury's acclaimed new Roman Museum has been specially constructed underground in the excavated Roman levels below the Longmarket Shopping Centre.
Canterbury Royal Museum & Art Gallery
Canterbury's Art Gallery has a large and varied art exhibitions programme, and significant permanent collection.
Canterbury West Gate Towers
One of England's finest mediaeval fortified gatehouses, with arms and armour displays, prison cells and panoramic views from the battlements.
Captain Cook Birthplace Museum
The Captain Cook Birthplace Museum marks the site of Cook's birthplace in Marton on the outskirts of Middlesbrough and is situated in the beautiful landscaped grounds of Stewart Park.
Captain Cook Memorial Museum
In Whitby's narrow, winding Grape Lane close by the busy Harbour, stood the handsome house of 18th century Quaker shipowner John Walker and his family - and - in the attic, his 'other family' of seventeen apprentices, lodging there.
Cardigan Heritage Centre
Situated on the ground floor of an 18th century warehouse on the river Teifi containing artefacts and information on the history of Cardigan.
Carmarthenshire County Museum
At Abergwili, near Carmarthen on the A40, this the museum of Carmarthenshire's past.
Castle Cornet
Castle Cornet's amazing history spans more than eight hundred years.  Today visitors will see several fascinating museums within the castle walls.
Cawthorne Victoria Jubilee Museum

In 1884, the Rev. Charles Tiplady Pratt, the parish vicar, founded the Cawthorne Museum Society.  He wanted to encourage local youngsters to become interested in Natural History and start a museum collection.

Cefn Coed Colliery Museum
Cefn Coed Colliery is unique, standing as it does in one of the most beautiful and unspoilt valleys in the South Wales coalfield.
Centre for Life
The Centre for Life is an award-winning science centre where imaginative exhibitions, interactive displays and special events promote greater understanding of science and provoke curiosity in the world around us.
Ceredigion Museum
'Probably the most beautiful Museum in Britain' - Come and judge for yourself. Welcome to The Coliseum former Theatre and Cinema now home of the Ceredigion Museum and Gallery.
Charles Dickens Museum
Charles Dickens (1812-70) lived at number 48 Doughty Street from April 1837 to December 1839, not a long period but an important one, because it was here that he really secured his reputation.
Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre
The Centre tells the history of diving, salvage and shipwrecks from the earliest times to the present day. It also reveals what life was like in the Georgian village and seaport of Charlestown.
Charnwood Museum
Charnwood Museum features a wide range of exhibits reflecting thehistory, geology, archaeology and industries of Charnwood and thesurrounding area. Permanent displays include 'Coming to Charnwoo
Chatham Dockyard Historical Society
The Society was founded in 1980 by a group of Dockyard men dedicated to perpetuating the history and work of Chatham Dockyard.
Chepstow Museum
Chepstow Museum reveals the rich and varied past of this ancient town, once an important port and market centre. Wine trade, shipbuilding and salmon fishing are among Chepstow's many industries featured in displays with atmospheric settings.
Chertsey Museum
The Museum is housed in the Cedars, a Grade II listed Regency town house with an attractive garden
Cheshire Military Museum
An interesting, innovative and attractive museum in a Grade I Listed Building on the very edge of the Castle in Chester. It is always developing new ideas to interpret the stories of the men of four famous regiments connected with Cheshire.
Chichester District Museum
Chichester District Museum, housed in an eighteenth century corn store, explores the history of Chichester and District.
Church Farm Museum
Take an unhurried stroll into a bygone era. Discover the tranquil and friendly atmosphere of this Lincolnshire Farm Museum.
Churchill War Rooms
Visit the Churchill War Rooms, part of Imperial War Museums, to discover the original Cabinet War Rooms, the wartime bunker which sheltered Churchill and his staff during the Blitz.
City of Norwich Aviation Museum
Aircraft and memorabilia showing the aviation history of Norfolk. The collection features a massive Vulcan bomber and some of the military and civil aircraft which have flown from Norfolk airfields.
Clan Cameron Museum
The Clan Cameron Museum was opened by Sir Fitzroy Maclean of Dunconnell in 1989. It is in the grounds of Achnacarry, the centre of Clan Cameron Country and home of the Chief of the Clan and his family.
Clearwell Caves Ancient Iron Mines
When you visit Clearwell Caves you are entering some of the very oldest underground workings in Britain.
Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum
On the site visitors can enjoy an exciting and authentic underground experience and discover the special skills and customs of the Cleveland miners.
Clydebuilt Scottish Maritime Museum
The story of Glasgow and the River Clyde is brought vividly to life at Clydebuilt, the Scottish Maritime Museum at Braehead.
Coats Observatory
At the 1880 Annual General Meeting of the Paisley Philosophical Institution, it was proposed that the Society should purchase an astronomical telescope.
Cobbaton Combat Collection
The Cobbaton Combat Collection is the result of one man's obsession for collecting militaria from tin hats to tanks, in fact, anything pertaining to the armies of the World and to the civilians who were involved with them.
Cogges Manor Farm
This hauntingly beautiful historic Cotswold farmstead is evolving into a 21st century smallholding and place to find out about producing real food.
Coggeshall Grange Barn
One of the oldest timber-framed Barns in Europe, dating from the 13th century. It was the barn of the Cistercian monastery of Coggeshall.
Colne Valley Railway and Museum
A large and varied collection of operational vintage steam and diesel engines, carriages and wagons that represent much of our Railway Heritage are available to see.
Corrigall Farm Museum
Experience Orkney Farm and Folk life at the Kirkbuster and Corrigall farm museums. Buildings and grounds include a working barn with grain kiln; traditional crafts and livestock; horse drawn implements and machines.
Cosmeston Lakes Country Park & Medieval Village
At Cosmeston Lakes Country park you will find over 90ha of lakes, woodlands and meadows open to the public all the year round.
Cotswold Motoring Museum & Toy Collection
The museum is bulging with great cars, quaint caravans, precarious looking motorcycles, enamel signs and an intriguing collection of motoring curiosities!
Cottage Museum
The Cottage Museum Lancaster is part of a small vernacular house of 1739.
Courthouse Museum
The Georgian Courthouse is virtually unchanged since it was built in 1830.
Coventry Transport Museum
Coventry is the birthplace of British road transport and the Museum displays the largest collection of British cars, buses, cycles and motorcycles in the world, it is designated as a collection of national importance
Cowper & Newton Museum
Visit Orchard Side, home of the 18th century poet, translator and Letter-writer William Cowper. See displays of his works, portraits and memorabilia, plus those of his friend John Newton.
Creetown Gem and Rock Museum
The Creetown Gem Rock Museum houses one of the finest privately owned collections of gemstones, crystals, minerals, gemstone objet d'art and fossils in Britain.
Creswell Crags Museum and Education Centre
Creswell Crags is a world famous archaeological site, set in a limestone gorge with caves and lake.
Crich Tramway Village
Ride through history on Vintage Trams from all over the world. They run every few minutes to take you through a Period Street, beneath the elegant Bowe-Lyon Bridge, and on to open countryside with views that take your breath away.
Crofton Roman Villa
The Crofton Roman Villa house was inhabited from about AD140 to 400 and was the centre of a farming estate of about 500 acres.
Cromer Museum
Step inside this cosy Victorian fisherman's cottage and imagine what it was like to live in Cromer at the end of the 19th century.
Cromer Windmill
There has been a windmill in the parish of Ardeley (in which Cromer lies) since 1222, and the tree forming the mainpost of the present mill was felled in the spring of 1679.
Cusworth Hall, Museum and Park
Cusworth Hall, Museum and Park has now re-opened to the public after several years of extensive restoration work.The Hall and its surrounding parkland have been transformed
D-Day Museum & Overlord Embroidery
D-Day was the turning point of the Second World War. Allied troops landed in occupied France as the first stage towards the defeat of the Nazi regime in Germany.
Dales Countryside Museum and National Park Centre
This is an award-winning museum, managed by the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, housed in Hawes railway station in the north of the National Park.
Dalgarven Mill Museum of Country Life And Costume
There has been a mill on the site since the 14th century, set up by the monks of Killwinning Abbey. The Present mill was erected in 1640 and rebuilt in 1880 after being damaged by fire.
Dawlish Museum
Knowle House was built as a gentleman's residence in 1805. It now houses various collections donated by the people of Dawlish.
Dean Heritage Centre
Situated in a converted former mill in the picturesque Soudley Valley, the Dean Heritage Centre is the ideal starting point for a visit to the Forest.
Denny Ship Model Experiment Tank
A visit to the Denny Ship Model Experiment Tank is a unique chance to step back into the world of the Victorian ship designer. Built in 1882 the Denny Tank was the first commercial ship model testing tank built in the world.
Derby Museum and Art Gallery
Derby Museum and Art Gallery houses a wide range of important and attractive collections covering porcelain, paintings, archaeology, history, local regiments, geology and wildlife.
Design Museum
The Design Museum is one of the world's leading museums devoted to contemporary design in every form from furniture to graphics, and architecture to industrial design.
Didcot Railway Centre
Now, at Didcot, half way between Bristol and London, members of the Great Western Society have created a living museum of the Great Western Railway.
DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
One of the best family day outs. No other experience gets you as close to the excitement of archaeological discovery. It's unique!
Discovery Museum
Discovery Museum is the ideal place to find out all about life on Tyneside, from the region's shipbuilding heritage to inventions which changed the world.
Discovery Point
Welcome to Discovery Point, home of Captain Scott's famous Royal Research Ship Discovery.
Dolphin Yard Sailing Barge Museum
Unfortunately the museum was destroyed by fire on Sunday October 26th
Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery
Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery is full of exciting collections depicting various aspects of natural history, archaeology, local history and fine and decorative art.
Dorman Museum
Town in Time is a permanent exhibition about Middlesborough and its people from earliest times. Middlesborough as a religious community, rural life, industrial revolution to the present day. The Dorman Museum also has a programme of temporary exhibitions
Dorset County Museum
The Museum is housed in a beautiful, gothic-style building, which dates from 1881. It houses an array of fascinating galleries, dealing with a wide range of subjects from the natural sciences and geology to art, history and literature.
Dover Roman Painted House
The Roman Painted House, the finest Roman House on show in Britain, was discovered by Kent Archaeological Rescue Unit. wenty five years of excavation across ancient Dover by the Unit have uncovered 50 major structures.
Dr Johnson's House
This House can be described as a shrine to the English language, for it was here that Dr Samuel Johnson worked for many years to compile the first comprehensive English Dictionary which was published in 1755.
Dynamic Earth
Edinburgh's 5 star Our Dynamic Earth invites you on a journey back through space and time 15,000 million years.
Easdale Island Folk Museum
The Easdale Folk Museum aims to show a snapshot of life on Easdale Island as it was in the 19th Century, when the Island was the centre of the Scottish slate industry.
East Somerset Railway
Take a ride through the beautiful Somerset countryside in our original steam-hauled trains, and relax among the sights and sounds of an old-style country branch line.
Eastleigh Museum
Take a tour through Eastleigh's past and discover what life was like in the 1930s with our recreation of a local engine driver's family home.
Eden Camp Modern History Museum
The site was named Eden Camp and the first inmates were two hundred and fifty Italian prisoners. These prisoners were put work constructing a larger permanent camp, consisting of forty-five huts. This is now a Modern History Theme Museum.
Edinburgh Museum of Childhood
The Museum of Childhood in Edinburgh is a great place to visit if you're in Edinburgh - a whirlwhind tour of all sorts of toys and games from Victorian to modern times...
Edward Jenner Museum
Edward Jenner was born in Berkeley in 1749. Orphaned before he was 5 years old, his brothers and sisters set him on a career of medicine.
Elgin Museum

In 79 AD, Agricola marched into the North of Scotland, but did Moray every see the Romans?  Treasure Trove items on display at the Museum have added a new dimension to the debate.

Elizabethan House Museum
The Museum is housed in a sixteenth century building with rooms displayed to reflect the lives of families who have lived there.
Ely Museum
Ely Museum, in the Old Bishop's Gaol, is a bright and friendly local history museum. Displays include original prison cells.
Epworth Old Rectory
Samuel Wesley, the Rector of Epworth, built the house in 1709 after fire had destroyed the earlier building from which his son, John was rescued as a 'brand plucked from the burning'.
Etruria Industrial Museum
Situated at the junction between the Trent & Mersey Canal and the Cauldon Canal, Etruria Industrial Museum is centered around Jesse Shirley's Bone & Flint Mill.
Fairfax House
Come and unlock the splendour within the finest Georgian town house in England. A classical architectural masterpiece of its age, Fairfax House was originally the winter home of Viscount Fairfax.
Fairlynch Museum
Fairlynch Museum is one of very few thatched museums in existence and is a typical example of a "Marine Cottage Orne".
Falconer Museum
The museum was founded in 1871 and contains a wealth of Moray's heritage.
Farmland Museum & Denny Abbey
Discover farming through the ages and learn about the rural history of Cambridgeshire. Visit the English Heritage Grade 1 Abbey, still featuring superb Norman interiors.
Fashion Museum
Follow the story of fashion, from the late sixteenth century to the present day, at The Fashion Museum.
Fawley Court
Fawley Court has a history that dates back to the 11th Century, the current house being designed by the world famous Sir Christopher Wren in 1683.
Fife Folk Museum
The Fife Folk Museum invites you to discover the history of everyday rural life in this area.
Filey Museum
The Museum building was originally two single storey cottages and is the oldest domestic building in Filey, 1696 being the date above the doors.
Finchcocks
Finchcocks is a fine early Georgian manor in a beautiful unspoilt setting which houses a magnificent collection of some ninety historical keyboard instruments.
Firepower! Royal Artillery Museum
Firepower! The Royal Artillery Museum, is located in the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich in South East London.
Fishbourne Roman Palace
Fishbourne's impressive remains came to light in 1960 when a new water main cut into the previously unsuspected foundations and mosaics.
Fitzwilliam Museum
The Fitzwilliam Museum was founded in 1816 by the bequest of the VIIth Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion to the University of Cambridge.
Flag Fen Bronze Age Centre
At Flag Fen archaeologists have discovered the preserved remains of a huge timber monument to our ancestors.
Fleetwood Museum
Discover this fascinating Museum, close to the quayside and overlooking Morecambe Bay. Fleetwood Museum brings to life the history of Fleetwood and the Lancashire Coast
Ford Green Hall
Ford Green Hall is a seventeenth century house complete with period garden. It was home to the Ford family for almost two centuries.
Forge Museum
The Forge Museum is set in attractive Grade II* Listed buildings situated in the picturesque village of Much Hadham.
Fort Grey
Fort Grey, which is known locally as 'the Cup and Saucer', overlooks the magical west coast bays. The Martello Tower now houses a Shipwreck Museum.
Fossil Grove
Fossil Grove is Glasgow's most ancient attraction. Its fossil trees provide an insight into the world of 330 million years ago.
Foxfield Steam Railway
Experience the nostalgia of this unique Heritage Steam Railway for a five and a half mile round journey, winding gently through some of North Staffordshire's most picturesque countryside.
Framework Knitters Museum
The museum is located in unique restored 19th Century workshops, cottages and frameshops containing the collection of handframes which can be seen working daily.
Freud Museum
The Freud Museum was the home of Sigmund Freud and his family when they escaped Nazi annexation of Austria in 1938. It remained the family home until Anna Freud, the youngest daughter, died in 1982.
Frome Museum
The current Exhibition at Frome Museum is the art of JW Singer & Sons Ltd of internationsl remown that originally specialised in church ornaments, plate and memorials.
Galleries of Justice Museum
A fun filled attraction, this museum of crime and punishment also talks about Nottingham's horrible history and is the home of the Villainous Sheriff of Nottingham.
Garden Museum
The Garden Museum (formerly the Museum of Garden History) aims to become the leading national venue for exhibitions and debate on gardens and garden design.
Gawthorpe Hall
Gawthorpe Hall was built between 1600 and 1605 for the Shuttleworth family who had already been at Gawthorpe for over 200 years.
Geffrye Museum
The Geffrye is one of London's most friendly and enjoyable museums. Its setting is in the former almshouses of the Ironmongers' Company, delightful 18th-century buildings with attractive gardens and mature trees.
German Occupation Museum
The museum gives a picture of life in Guernsey during the German Occupation, 1940 -1945.
Gladstone Court Victorian Street Museum
Children of all ages can stroll along the 'real' Victorian street and visit the small shops or perhaps sit in the schoolroom to recall the not so good old days.
Glasgow Museums Resource Centre
This is the first publicly accessible store for the Glasgow City's museum service.
Glasgow Police Museum
At the Glasgow Police Museum you have the unique opportunity to step into the compelling and dramatic history of the United Kingdom's oldest police force.
Glasgow School of Art
The history of the Glasgow School of Art is inextricably linked to Charles Rennie Mackintosh. A graduate of the School, Mackintosh's 1896 design for a new School of Art building heralded the birth of a new style in 20th century European architecture.
Glasgow Science Centre
Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) is one of Scotland's must-see visitor attractions. GSC encapsulates the world of science and technology in new, fun and exciting ways.
Glen Grant Distillery and Garden
From the moment it was first created in 1840, the clean distinctive taste and pale gold colour of Glen Grant have set it apart from other single malt Scotch whiskies. This makes a visit to Glen Grant such a special experience.
Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum
The Museum is situated in a 19th Century thatched croft house in the main street of Glencoe Village. The museum contains a large variety of artefacts, the majority of which were collected locally.
Gloucester Waterways Museum
The Gloucester Waterways Museum is housed in an original Victorian warehouse in Gloucester's Historic docks.
Gloucester Waterways Museum - Trips
Gloucester Waterways Museum run 45 minute boat trips from Merchants Quay, Gloucester Docks, travelling down the Gloucester Sharpness Canal.
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
The Gloucester Warwickshire Railway is in the process of rebuilding and restoring part of the former Cheltenham to Stratford-upon-Avon mainline as a heritage railway. Currently operating from Toddington to Gotherington.
Godalming Museum
A friendly, welcoming Museum which tells the story of Godalming and the surrounding area.
Grampian Transport Museum
A treasure house of transport history with lots to see and do. Dramatic displays, push button exhibits and video presentations trace the history of road travel in the locality.
Grantown Museum
Grantown Museum tells the story of the people and the building of Grantown-on-Spey.
Great Central Railway
The Great Central Railway is Britain's only double track main line heritage railway. The stations of this railway are restored to different periods of the main line's history.
Great North Museum
The Great North Museum is the North East's premier natural science museum. Permanent Displays include Land of the Pharaohs, Living Planet and Earthworks.
Great Western Railway Museum (Coleford)
The Great Western Railway Museum is housed in one of the last remaining permanent railway buildings in the Forest of Dean, on the original site of Coleford Railway Yard. It is the original GWR Goods Station of 1883.
Green Howards Regimental Museum
Visit the Green Howards Museum and find out how this distinguished Infantry Regiment had an impact on the story of Britain, Europe and the world.
Greenhill Covenanters House
Greenhill is a place where time has been made to stand still taking us back from the time when King James VI travelled south of the border to his new kingdom to the time over a century later when the two kingdoms were united.
Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse
At Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse, enjoy a fascinating journey through the story of rural Norfolk.
Guernsey Folk and Costume Museum
Discover old Guernsey at Saumarez Park Folk Museum.
Guernsey Museum & Art Gallery
Guernsey Museum and Art Gallery is an award winning museum whose design is based on the original Victorian bandstand. It is positioned on an elevated site in the magnificent Victorian Candie Gardens.
Halesworth and District Museum
The Museum was founded in 1984 and has always been in the care of volunteers. In 2000 it moved to the newly refurbished station building. Railway Heritage paid for the restoration of the station's unique movable platforms.
Harborough Museum
The Museum has been revamped to display one of the most significant Iron Age finds in Britain - the Hallaton Treasure!
Harris Museum and Art Gallery
Escape from the bustle of the town centre and spend some time enjoying the best of Preston's heritage in a beautiful Grade 1 listed building.
Harrow Museum & Heritage Centre
Discover Harrow's historic past at Harrow Museum! Entry is free, and with a number of temporary exhibitions and special events throughout the year, there is always something new to see or do.
Harvard House
Harvard House is not currently open to the public.Harvard House was the home of Katherine Rogers, mother of John Harvard, whose bequest made possible the foundation of Harvard University. Harvard House is the home of the Museum of British Pewter.
Haslemere Museum
Haslemere Educational Museum is the largest independent museum in the area.
Hawick Museum and Gallery
Situated in the award winning Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick Museum and Gallery has a lively programme of art and museum exhibitions throughout the year.
Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum
The museum collection covers the railways of North-East England, with particular emphasis on the Darlington area. Of greatest significance is Stephenson's "Locomotion" (1825), which hauled the inaugural train on the Stockton and Darlington Railway.
Helicopter Museum
The museum has a rare and award winning collection of helicopters, unique in Great Britain and in the world.
Herbert Art Gallery and Museum
The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum provides places for the people of Coventry and visitors to the City to meet, celebrate and explore their cultural and creative past, present and futures.
Hereford Cathedral
Standing on the peaceful banks of the beautiful River Wye, Hereford Cathedral occupies a site used for worship since Saxon times. The Mappa Mundi & Chained Library Exhibition is in the Cathedral.
Hereford Cider Museum
At the Hereford Cider Museum, explore the story of traditional cidermaking: how apples were harvested, milled and pressed, and how the resulting juice was fermented to produce cider.
Hidden Treasures Museum of Lead Mining
Wanlockhead is Britain's highest village, sitting over 1500 feet up in the dramatic scenery of the Lowther Hills. At Hidden Treasures visitors can explore the rich culture and heritage of Wanlockhead and its people.
Higgins Art Gallery & Musuem
Housed in the former Higgins and Sons Brewery, Bedford Museum is situated within the picturesque gardens of Bedford Castle, beside the Great Ouse Embankment.
HMS Belfast
A visit to HMS Belfast is a fantastic way to learn about life on board ship in Britain's Navy from 1930s to the 1970s.
Holburne Museum of Art
The Holburne Museum has closed for a development project of restoration and extension scheduled to be completed in spring 2011.
Holker Hall and Gardens
At Holker you always feel like a welcome guest not a tourist. It is set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens merging into parkland, with hills on one side and the expanse of Morecambe Bay on the other.
Horniman Museum & Gardens
Welcome to the award-winning Horniman Museum and Gardens - where you can discover more about the World, its people, their cultures, and its environment.
Horsham Museum
Horsham Museum stands out as a place you must visit. Rich in history, it is like no other.
Houghton Mill
An impressive 17th century water mill in working order on the River Ouse in the village of Houghton.
How We Lived Then Museum of Shops
In this "late-Regency" town house, built in 1850, you will see 100 years of Shopping and Social History, uniquely captured in many old Shops, Rooms and Displays.
Hugh Miller Museum and Birthplace Cottage
Hugh Miller was one of the great Scots of the 19th century. Starting as a stonemason, he rose to world fame as a writer and pioneer of geology, as well as being a campaigning journalist and leading church reformer.
Hull and East Riding Museum
Located in the attractive Museums Quarter, the Hull and East Riding Museum boasts some of the most spectacular natural history and archaeology displays in Britain.
Hutchesons' Hall
The present building was designed and built in 1802-5 by David Hamilton and major reconstruction work by John Baird in 1876 resulted in today's impressive interior, with its elegant hall and staircase.
Imperial War Museum Duxford
Duxford is a world-renowned heritage complex, over fifty working historic aircraft are based here. There is also a Land Warfare Hall and an American Air Museum.
Imperial War Museum North
Imperial War Museum North tells the story of how war has shaped people's lives from 1900 to the present day. With the story still unfolding, the Museum will continue to develop and change over time.
Inspire Discovery Centre
INSPIRE is East Anglia's only hands-on science centre, aimed specifically at children and families.
International Slavery Museum
The International Slavery Museum is a new and exciting contribution to the historic city of Liverpool. The museum explores both the historical and contemporary aspects of slavery.
Isle of Man Railways
Make the most of your holiday on the Isle of Man and take time to enjoy our unique vintage railways.
Izaak Walton's Cottage
Izaac Walton is best remembered for writing the 'The Compleat Angler' which was completed in 1653. The following year he bought the Halfhead Estate which included the cottage.
Jane Austen's House Museum
Jane Austen's House Museum is housed in a charming red-brick seventeenth-century house, It was Jane's last home, where she lived with her mother and sister Cassandra from 1809 until 1817.
Jersey Museum and Art Gallery
A visit to this award winning museum is an excellent start to any stay in Jersey.
Jewish Museum
The Jewish Museum London reopened on 17 March 2010 after a £10 million transformation creating a landmark museum that celebrates Jewish life and cultural diversity.
Keats House
This is the house where John Keats lived from 1818 to 1820 with his friend Charles Brown. It is where he wrote some of his most intensely moving poems including 'Ode to a Nightingale'.
Kelvedon Hatch Secret Nuclear Bunker
Inside a rural bungalow nestling in the Essex countryside lies the twilight world of the Government Cold War. Behind the blast screens that protect this bungalow is the entrance to an amazing labyrinth of rooms built into a hillside.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum has welcomed over 6 million visitors since reopening in 2006.
Kendal Museum
Kendal Museum was founded in 1796 - making it one of Britain's oldest museums.  The museum boasts unique collections of natural history and archaeology, and often hosts exhibitions, events and workshops.
Kent and East Sussex Railway
Economic pressures forced British Railways to withdraw the passenger service in 1954. Volunteers got together and, in 1974, re-opened a section of the line. The railway now runs for almost 11 miles, making it one of the longest such lines in the UK.
Kent Life
There's so much new to do at Kent's premier heritage farm attraction with 28 acres of fun which includes our timed-daily activities
Keswick Museum & Art Gallery
A Victorian experience not to be missed. Keswick's surprising past, from industrial mining centre to peaceful tourist town, is revealed in this fine example of a late Victorian Museum.
Kew Bridge Steam Museum
Steam power comes alive at London's Kew Bridge Steam Museum. Built in the 19th century to supply London with water, the museum is recognised as the most important historic site of the water supply industry in Britain.
Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum
Discover the story of Kingsbridge in our 17th century schoolroom, complete walk - in Victorian kitchen, Edwardian pharmacy and large farm gallery.
Kingston Museum
Kingston Museum was built in 1904 with contributions from Andrew Carnegie, the Scottish American benefactor. The Eadweard Muybridge gallery describes the life and work of this internationally renowned pioneer photographer.
Kirkcaldy Museum & Art Gallery
Kirkcaldy Museum & Art Gallery, set in the town's lovely War Memorial Gardens, houses a collection of fine and decorative arts of local and national importance.
L. Ron Hubbard's Fitzroy House
Set in the heart of Fitzrovia, famed for its writers and artists, Fitzroy House was built in 1791 shortly after development was undertaken of this area.
La Hougue Bie Museum
An impressive 13m high Neolithic burial mound dating back 5,500 years dominates this tranquil site.
Laidhay Croft Museum
Laidhay Croft is a typical ancient long-house or byre-dwelling that was once a common feature of the Scottish rural landscape.
Lanark Museum
The Royal Burgh of Lanark Museum, situated near the centre of this busy market town, was established in 1990 and houses a collection of items which are used to illustrate the ancient and varied history of the town.
Lancaster City Museum
The Museum was founded in 1923 and its displays illustrate the history and archaeology of the county town of Lancaster and the most northerly and rural part of Lancashire.
Lancaster Maritime Museum
Explore Lancaster's 'Golden Age' and rich maritime past inside two splendid Georgian quayside buildings.
Launceston Steam Railway
The Launceston Steam Railway links the historic town with the hamlet of Newmills. Travelling through glorious countryside your train is hauled by veteran locomotives built in Victoria's reign.
Laurel & Hardy Museum
Now in a brand new location, the Laurel and Hardy Museum has everything you could want to know about 'the boys'.
Lavenham Guildhall
This early 16th-century timber-framed building overlooks and dominates the town's market place. Inside are exhibitions on timber-framed buildings, local history, farming and industry, as well as the story of the medieval woollen cloth trade.
Leece Museum
The Leece Museum is devoted to objects, photographs and documents specifically relating to Peel and its surrounding area.
Leighton Buzzard Railway
With its sharp curves, its steep gradients, its level crossings and its unique roadside running, the Leighton Buzzard Railway takes you back to a more relaxed age of transport.
Leighton House Art Gallery Museum
Leighton House was the home of Frederic, Lord Leighton, (1830-1896), the great classical painter and President of the Royal Academy.
Letchworth Museum and Art Gallery
Letchworth Museum opened in 1914 to house the collections of the Letchworth Naturalists' Society. Since then the museum has expanded greatly in both size and scope.
Letocetum Roman Site
The foundations of an inn and bath house can be seen at Wall Roman Site. The inn provided overnight accommodation for travelling Roman officials and imperial messengers.
Little Hall
Little Hall is a late 14th Century Hall House on the main square, it mirrors the history of Lavenham over the centuries. It was built in the 1390s as a family house and workplace.
Llangollen Motor Museum
See the cars that Grandad used to drive. More than thirty vehicles are on display, ranging from the 1920s to the 1970s - so there's sure to be something you remember from your own childhood - whenever that was.
Llanidloes Museum
The Local History Gallery depicts the development of Llanidloes during the last three centuries. Topics include the history of the Old Market Hall, civic events in the town as well as both World Wars.
London Canal Museum
Discover Londons colourful canal story at London Canal Museum, the capital's only waterways museum. We tell the story of how and why london's canals were built.
Long Shop Museum
Discover Leiston's unique history - 200 years of local, social and industrial innovation- in the Home of the Garrett Collection.
Look Out Discovery Centre
The Look Out Discovery Centre has over 90 interactive exhibits designed to entertain and educate children and adults of all ages.
Lotherton Hall
Lotherton Hall is a beautiful Edwardian country house with a bird garden, red deer park and formal gardens.
Lowestoft & East Suffolk Maritime Museum
The Museum specialises in the history of the Lowestoft fishing fleet, from early sail, to steam and through to modern diesel vessels. Methods of fishing are also recorded.
Lowewood Museum
A listed Georgian building dating from the 1750's is the perfect setting for Lowewood Museum's impressive collection.
Lulworth Heritage Centre
A variety of displays illustrate the natural and social history of the area. A modern rocks gallery tells the story of Lulworth from 150 million years ago to the present day.
Lunt Roman Fort
Once inhabited by the Roman Army, this ancient site provides a fascinating snapshot of Roman military life.
Lydney Park Gardens
Lydney Park Gardens is open during the Spring and on certain days in the summer as part of the National Garden Scheme (Yellow Book).
Lyn & Exmoor Museum
Visit the Lyn and Exmoor Museum in Lynton and get an insight of the area of Lynton, Lynmouth and Exmoor since the Stone Age - and even earlier!
Lynn Museum
Visit the home of Seahenge - the astonishing Bronze Age timber circle uncovered on a Norfolk beach.
M Shed
M Shed is an exciting and innovative new museum telling the story of Bristol.
Macclesfield Silk Museum
Just a short distance from The Silk Heritage Centre are the new Silk Museum Park Lane Galleries.
Maeldune Heritage Centre
Maeldune Heritage Centre is the home of the 42 foot Maldon embroidery which celebrates the 1000th anniversary of the Battle of Maldon.
Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery
This exceptionally fine regional museum housed in Chillington Manor a delightful Elizabethan manor house, boasts a rich and impressive variety of historical objects, fine art and natural history.
Malton Museum
Malton Museum is currently closed whilst a new home is found for it.The Museum is located in the old Town Hall right in the centre of Malton's Market Place. It is renowned for its imaginatively displayed Roman Collection.
Mangapps Railway Museum
Mangapps has one of the largest collections of historic railway items on public display in Britain.
Manor House Museum (Kettering) & The Alfred East Art Gallery
Explore Kettering's history at the Manor House Museum and view the constantly changing programme of exhibitions at the Alfred East Art Gallery.
Margam Stones Museum
At Margam, visitors can see an outstanding collection of early Christian sculpture and inscribed stones from this one corner of the south Wales.
Maritime Museum & Occupation Tapestry Gallery
Two of Jersey's most exciting attractions under one roof.
Mary Arden's House And Countryside Museum
The farmhouse at Wilmcote, just three miles outside Stratford-upon-Avon, the home of William Shakespeare's mother, is now a countryside museum; devoted to showing country life from Tudor times to the present day.
Mary Rose Museum
During action in 1545, Henry VIII's favourite warship, the Mary Rose, sank in the Solent with over 400 men on board. 437 years later, the world held its breath as she was finally recovered.
McManus Collections Unit
The McManus Collections Unit is the new permanent home for Dundee's History, Archaeology and Natural History Collections.
Mechanical Musical Museum & Bygones
The Mechanical Music Museum and Bygones at Cotton is a veritable Aladdin's cave, full of musical treasures.
Meigle Sculptured Stone Museum
In Meigle, there is a magnificent collection of 26 sculptured monuments of the early Christian period.
Melton Carnegie Museum
This exciting newly refurbished museum contains informative and innovative displays.
Merchant Adventurers' Hall
The Merchant Adventurers' Hall is one of York's medieval marvels. Set in beautiful gardens in the heart of historical York, it is open for public use.
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Set sail and drop anchor for a fun day out at Merseyside Maritime Museum! You'll find out about the companies, people and ships connected to this great port.
Middleton Railway
The Middleton Railway was established by Act of Parliament in 1758 to carry coal from Middleton to Leeds and has operated continuously since that time.
Mildenhall Museum
Mildenhall Museum, housed in two nineteenth century cottages, tells the story of the local landscape, its flora, its fauna, its people and their history.
Mill Green Museum and Mill
The museum is housed in the former Miller's house, dating back to the 16th century. There is also a fully restored eighteenth century working watermill, adjacent to the museum.
Mills Observatory
The City of Dundee is fortunate to be the site of the UK's only full-time public observatory - the Mills Observatory.
Milton's Cottage
Come and visit the Grade 1 listed XVIth Century cottage where John Milton lived and completed "Paradise Lost" and started "Paradise regained".
Moat Park Heritage Centre
History in the Moat Park is interpreted in an unusual way; here the visitor can see a series of detailed scale models depicting archaeological sites as they would have been seen at the time of their use.
Modern Art Oxford
Modern Art Oxford is the leading centre for modern and contemporary art in the South East, with a national and international reputation.
Monkwearmouth Station Museum
The museum is housed in an outstanding grade 2* listed 1840s station building commissioned by the famous railway entrepreneur George Hudson.
Moot Hall
Elstow Moot Hall (or Green House as it was formerly known) was built in the late 15th century as a market-house in connection with the village fairs.
Mother Shiptons Cave and the Petrifying Well
Mother Shipton is England's most famous Prophetess. She lived 500 years ago in the times of King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I. She was born in a cave beside Knaresborough' s mysterious Petrifying Well.
Motherwell Heritage Centre
The main feature of the centre is the multi-media 'Technopolis' facility This takes the visitor from the arrival of the Romans in the area, through the rise and fall of heavy industry to the present day regeneration of the district.
Mountfitchet Castle Experience
Travel back in time to medieval England of 1066 as you wander through Mountfitchet Castle and Norman village at this world famous unique living heritage site.
Museum and Library of The Order of St. John
Take a tour around the ancient Priory of the Knights Hospitallers with its Tudor Gate House, 16th century Church and 12th century Crypt.
Museum of Bath at Work
The Museum of Bath at Work tells the story of a time, not so long ago, when the elegant City of Bath generated its own electricity, produced its own gas, possessed two busy railway yards …
Museum of Cambridge
Visit Cambridge's only social history museum! Housed in the former 17th century White Horse Inn, this family friendly, interactive museum brings history to life.
Museum of Cannock Chase
Trace the Chase - Why not visit our new Heritage Lottery Funded Local History Gallery, and find out about the history of the Cannock Chase area? Interactive displays tell the story of our area.
Museum of Canterbury with Rupert Bear Museum
A fascinating time-walk of Canterbury's 2000 year story, from the building of the Roman Town to the Rupert Bear Gallery.
Museum of East Anglian Life
Discover the history and natural world of East Anglia on our beautiful 75 acre site-explore nearly 3km of woodland and riverside nature trails. Learn about fascinating East Anglian crafts and traditional Gypsy culture
Museum of East Asian Art
Based in a restored Georgian building, this unique Museum houses a fine collection of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Southeast Asian treasures.
Museum of Edinburgh
The Museum of Edinburgh traces the history of the capital from prehistoric times to the present day. It also houses extensive collections of Edinburgh-made silver and glass, Scottish pottery and other decorative objects.
Museum of Flight
Man's fascination with flight comes to life at this First and Second World War airfield. Here you can explore an aviation collection that is one of the best in the UK.
Museum of Fulham Palace
The Museum of Fulham Palace tells the story of Fulham Palace, which is a Grade 1 listed historic building. The estate was owned by the Bishops of London for over 1200 years
Museum of Islay Life
This delightful Museum is situated in Port Charlotte in a former church. There are over 1600 items in the collection dating from 8000 BC to the 1950s.
Museum of Lincolnshire Life
The Museum of Lincolnshire Life is the largest and most exciting Social History Museum in the County. It occupies a listed barracks, built in 1857 for the Royal North Lincoln Militia.
Museum of Liverpool
The Museum of Liverpool tells the story of the City of Liverpool and its residents. The fascinating history of Liverpool is told over the three floors of this modern museum.
Museum of Oxford
Housed in the historic Town Hall, the Museum of Oxford tells the story of the people of the city and the University.
Museum of St Albans
At the Museum of St Albans you can discover the fascinating story of our historic cathedral city.
Museum of the History of Science
The Museum of the History of Science houses an unrivalled collection of historic scientific instruments in the world's oldest surviving purpose-built museum building - the Old Ashmolean on Broad Street, Oxford.
Musical Museum
During your visit to the Musical museum you will experience the fascinating world of automatic musical instruments through a continuous demonstration in which the instruments are explained and played.
Myreton Motor Museum
Myreton museum houses a large collection of cars , bicycles, motorcycles and commercial vehicles dating from 1899 to the 1970s.
Nairn Museum
For over one hundred and thirty years, Nairn Museum has fascinated generations of visitors of all ages and interests.
Nash's House and New Place
At the end of Chapel Street, you will find the beautiful old building from the sixteenth century, known as Nash's House. In the garden, you can see the foundations of New Place - Shakespeare's fine house.
National Army Museum
The National Army Museum has something for everyone. There's so much to see - famous paintings, lifelike models, glittering swords, colourful uniforms.
National Coalmining Museum for England
A visit to Caphouse Colliery is great day out with a unique opportunity to travel 140 metres underground down one of Britain's oldest working mines.
National Coracle Centre
The National Coracle Centre is situated beside the beautiful Cenarth Falls, and houses a unique collection of coracles from all over the world, including Tibet, India, Iraq, Vietnam and North America
National Gas Museum
At the Gas Museum you will gain a fascinating insight into the story of gas past and present, with particular reference to the East Midlands region.
National Horseracing Museum & Tours
Man's Best Friend - Dogs and Hounds of Field and ShowThe Heath and the HorseMan's Best Friend - Dogs and Hounds of Field and Show.
National Maritime Museum
Dive into the largest maritime museum in the world and you'll discover more than you could ever imagine. For the greatest day out in the whole galaxy, transport yourself to the Royal Observatory, Greenwich
National Media Museum
Consistently the most visited museum outside London with an average of 750,000 people coming each year, the National Museum of Photography, Film & Television has amazing interactive galleries to explore.
National Motorcycle Museum
The National Motorcycle Museum is recognised as the finest and largest motorcycle museum in the world. It is a place where "Legends Live On".
National Museum Cardiff
The National Museum Cardiff is a museum for everyone. Home to spectacular collections from Wales and all over the world.
National Museum of Rural Life
You'll find plenty to fill your day out at the National Museum of Rural Life.
National Museum of Scotland
The National Museum of Scotland is in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. The museum, which has recently undergone a £47.4 million redevelopment, offers one of the UK's best days out.
National Showcaves Centre for Wales
Created 350 Million years ago the National Showcaves Centre for Wales, situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park gives you the opportunity to travel back though time.
National Space Centre
The award winning National Space Centre is the UK's largest attraction dedicated to space.
National Stone Centre
Admission to our dramatic fifty acre site, on the edge of the Peak District National Park, revealing a fossil tropical seascape 330 million years old, is free.
National Trust Museum of Childhood
Situated in the 19th century service wing of Sudbury Hall, the Museum of Childhood is a delight for all ages with something for everyone.
National War Museum
In the magnificent setting of Edinburgh Castle, explore over 400 years of the Scottish military experience.
National Waterways Museum
With its delightful waterside setting, flotillas of historic boats and fascinating displays housed in a fine collection of Victorian buildings, the National Waterways Museum is a great day out whatever the weather.
National Waterways Museum
Housed in a restored cornmill in the picturesque village of Stoke Bruerne, the museum collection vividly portrays the heritage of 200 years of inland waterways.
Neath Museum
Neath Museum will Close for Refurbishment on 30th September 2006.
Nelson Museum & Local History Centre
Horatio Nelson was born in Norfolk, died at sea, and is buried in St Paul's Cathedral - yet Monmouth is home to a magnificent collection of Nelson material.
Nene Valley Railway
The Nene Valley Railway has only been operating since 1977 but the line once formed part of an important cross-country route from East Anglia to the Midlands.
New Lanark World Heritage Site
Over 200 years ago the beautiful sandstone cotton mills of New Lanark were founded in a dramatic gorge in Southern Scotland. Soon the village became known all over the world because of the work of mill owner and social pioneer Robert Owen.
Newport Roman Villa
The Villa was discovered in 1926 when an owner of a nearby house sank foundations for a garage. Subsequent excavations revealed extensive remains of a late Romano-British farmhouse built around 280 AD.
Newton Stewart Museum
The exhibits in The Museum have been gifted or lent by local people and each year sees many additions to the collections and displays.
Newtown Textile Museum
The building that the Textile Museum is situated in is a fine example of a typical early 19th century weaving shop.
Nidderdale Museum
A truly fascinating collection of exhibits is displayed in the original Victorian workhouse, beautifully illustrating the life and history of our Dalesfolk.
Normanby Hall Country Park
Nestling in the heart of North Lincolnshire's tranquil countryside Normanby Hall Country Park is the ideal day out for all the family.
North East Aircraft Museum
The North of England's Premier Aviation Collection. Classic aircraft on display include : Avro Vulcan, Hawker Hunter and Falklands veteran - the Pusara. Over 30 aircraft and a collection of aeroengines all under cover.
North Yorkshire Moors Railway
The 24 mile North Yorkshire Moors Railway runs through the beautiful North York Moors National Park, between the market town of Picering through to Whitby.
Northampton Museum & Art Gallery
Fascinating footwear worn throughout the ages is just one of the many attractions in the museum.
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
The ancient Norman Keep of Norwich Castle dominates the city below. Once a royal palace, the Castle is now the centrepiece of a museum housing one of England's finest regional collections of natural history, art and archeology.
Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery
The Duke of Newcastle built his new Ducal Palace between 1674-9, it still dominates the Castle Rock to this day. It was restored in 1878 as one of the first provincial museums of fine art.
Old Police Station & Museum
In the centre of town, and used as a working Police Station from 1881 to its closure in 1974, this listed building still has the original charge room which now houses the local Tourist Information Centre.
Old Royal Naval College
The Old Royal Naval College occupies part of the historic group of buildings on the south bank of the River Thames in London, known as Wren's twin-domed riverside masterpiece.
Ordsall Hall
Ordsall Hall, once home to the wealthy Radclyffe family, is one of the finest examples of Tudor architecture in North West England.
Orkney Museum
Orkney Museum features Pre-historic and Viking Orkney in one of Scotland's finest displays, in the town house and gardens of an Orkney Laird.
Orkney Wireless Museum
This museum specialises in Orkney wartime and domestic radio memorabilia.
Oxford Bus Museum
The Museum has on display more than a century of Oxfordshire public transport and Morris Motors vehicles. There over 30 vehicles on display in the Bus Museum, most of which are in the ownership of the Museum.
Oxfordshire Museum
The Oxfordshire Museum is situated in the heart of the historic town of Woodstock.
Paisley Museum
The Paisley Pattern is a design classic, you can see the beauty of the original shawls and discover the story of their intricate art at Paisley Museum and Art Galleries.
Pallot Steam Motor and General Museum
An absorbing evocation of times past. There is something to excite the interest of everyone in this fascinating collection of steam, farm and other machinery.
People's History Museum
The People's History Museum tells the dramatic story of the British working classes struggle for democracy and social justice - told at the only national museum in Manchester city centre, the radical city where it belongs.
People's Palace and Winter Gardens
The People's Palace is Glasgow's social history museum, set in historic Glasgow Green.
Peterborough Museum & Art Gallery
Peterborough Museum houses a collection of some 227,000 objects covering the history of the Peterborough area, including archaeology, social history, art, geology, natural history, costume and militaria.
Pickford's House Museum
Pickford's House, a Grade One listed building, was built in 1770 by architect Joseph Pickford as his family home and work premises.
Pines Garden and The Pines Calyx
The Museum has a wealth of local and maritime interest and an exhibition of Noel Coward who was once a celebrated resident of St. Margaret's in the early 1950's.
Pitt Rivers Museum
One of Oxford's most popular attractions, famous for its period atmosphere and outstanding collections from many cultures around the world, past and present.
Portland Basin Museum
Portland Basin Museum is the centrepiece of the recently rebuilt Ashton Canal Warehouse, now looking much as it did in 1834 when it was first built.
Portsmouth City Museum & Records
Stroll through a 17th century Stuart bedroom, a 19th century Dockworker's kitchen, an art deco dining room and a 1950's living room.
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard
No visit to Southern England is complete without a great day out at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
Powell-Cotton Museum
The Park, gardens and woodlands provide an attractive and tranquil backdrop to Quex House, one of Kent's finest Regency houses, and the Powell-Cotton Museum a vast collection of treasures gathered on twenty-eight expeditions to Africa and Asia.
Powysland Museum
The groundfloor displays illustrate the history and development of life in Montgomeryshire from the earliest prehistoric settlers to the 20th century population.
Prebendal Manor House
The Prebendal Manor is a 1,200 year old medieval centre on the north eastern edge of Northamptonshire, near Oundle, Stamford and Peterborough.
Priest's House Museum
The Priest's House is an historic town house dating from the 16th century. This Grade II* listed building retains many original architectural features.
Provand's Lordship
Step back in time and discover a piece of Glasgow's history with a visit to the only medieval house in Glasgow.
Pumphouse Educational Museum
Heritage Museum and the Lavender Pond & Nature Park, is a unique resource in the Surrey Commercial Docks area of Rotherhithe.
Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge
Built in 1543 for Henry VIII, Queen Elizabeth's Hunting Lodge is probably the last remaining royal hunting grandstand in the world.
Queensferry Museum
Situated in the historic former royal burgh of Queensferry, eight miles west of the city centre, the museum commands magnificent views of the two great bridges spanning the Forth.
Ramsgate Maritime Museum
Ramsgate Maritime Museum focuses strongly on Ramsgate and its immediate environs, with a brief introduction to the rest of the region's maritime past.
Red House Stables Working Carriage Museum
Red House Stables Working Carriage Museum has one of the finest collections of original horse drawn vehicles and equipment in Britain.
Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh
When you come to Brecon be sure to reserve at least one hour to see the treasures of the 'Old 24th', South Wales Borderers, the Monmouthshire Regiment and, more recently The Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st Foot).
Ribchester Roman Museum
Ribchester Roman Museum is located in the picturesque village of Ribchester which is set in the beautiful countryside of the Ribble Valley.
Richmondshire Museum
Richmondshire Museum, which was opened in 1978, began in a former joiner's workshop and has gradually grown.
Riverside Museum
Riverside Museum is a new evolution for the Glasgow Museum of Transport, previously located in Kelvin Hall.
RNLI Visitor Centre
The Visitor Centre contains a pictorial history of Barmouth Lifeboat Station plus some artefacts pertaining to the lifeboats. There are also some pictures of Barmouth in Victorian times. The Visitor Centre also houses the RNLI souvenir and gift shop.
Rochdale Art Gallery
Touchstones is an exciting arts and heritage centre that has something special for everyone. The site consists of Art Galleries, Museum, Local Studies Centre and Tourist Information Centre.
Rockbourne Roman Villa
Why not visit the remains of the largest known Roman villa in the area?
Roman Baths & Pump Room
Discover the site of Britain's only natural hot spring - bringing health and vitality to Bath for over 2000 years. Walk where Romans walked on ancient stone pavements around the steaming pool.
Rossendale Museum
Rossendale Museum is housed in a 19th century mill owner's residence built in 1840 for the Hardman family, overlooking their woollen mill at New Hall Hey
Royal Air Force Holmpton - Bunker Tours
Behind the Massive Blast Doors, the vast Nuclear Bunker extends almost 100ft below ground and covers nearly 35,000 square feet.
Royal Air Force Museum London
The Royal Air Force Museum London, North West London is one of the best flight exhibitions in the world.
Royal Cornwall Museum
The Royal Cornwall Museum (which also houses the Courtney Library: Cornish History Research Centre) is a wonderful place to find out about Cornwall, its history and its cultural heritage.
Royal Mews
The Royal Mews was built by Nash in the 1820's as the Mews for Buckingham Palace. The entrance off Buckingham Palace Road is through a Doric archway surmounted by a clock tower.
Royal Pump Rooms Leamington Spa
The Town's Art Gallery and Museum, Library and Tourist Information Centre are all in the restored Royal Pump Rooms building, alongside the existing Assembly Room and a Café.
Rozelle House Galleries and Maclaurin Art Galleries
Rozelle House is now a major display venue, currently showing the significant collection, 'Tam O' Shanter' - a series of 54 paintings, by Alexander Goudie. The Maclaurin collection includes paintings, drawings, sculptures and prints.
Rugby School Tours & Museum
Rugby School Museum in Barby Road is open as part of the School tour.
Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum
Today the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum is open to the public, including a wide range of schools, adult education, disabled people and community groups offering many activities and workshops.
Rutland County Museum
Rutland is England's smallest county - and Rutland County Museum is the perfect introduction to all that the area has to offer.
Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery
Saddleworth Museum and Art Gallery is full of intriguing objects from the past and tells the story of the people who have created Saddleworth's landscape and character
Salford Museum & Art Gallery
Museum of Salford's local history and art, including a recreation of a typical northern street scene from the beginning of the 20th century featuring many original shop fronts.
Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum
Let Salisbury Museum take you on a journey through one of the most fascinating areas of Britain.
Savings Banks Museum
In 1810 Dr Duncan opened the world's first commercial savings bank, paying interest of its investors' modest savings.
Scolton Museum & Visitor Centre
Discover more about your environment, landscape, wildlife, history, culture, energy resources and much, much more….
Scotland Street School Museum
Glasgow's most celebrated architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) designed Scotland Street School between 1903 and 1906 for the School Board of Glasgow.
Scottish Fisheries Museum
The Museum researches and tells the story of the Scottish fishing industry and its people from the earliest times to the present.
Scottish Maritime Museum
Irvine was once one of Glasgow's main trading ports. Now it is the home of the Scottish Maritime Museum. The Museum was set up in 1983 and continues to expand with new displays, exhibits and facilities.
Scottish Vintage Bus Museum
The Scottish Vintage Bus Museum is now the acknowledged focal point of historic bus restoration and operation in Scotland.
Seized! The Border and Customs Uncovered
Enter an unseen world of smuggling, intrigue and detection where things are not always what they seem.
Senhouse Roman Museum
The Senhouse Roman Museum contains sculpture and inscriptions from the Roman Fort at Maryport, (Alauna), which lies next to the museum.
Sensation Science Centre
A unique four star attraction devoted to the five senses. With over 60 hands-on exhibits depicting the senses, visitors of any age can experience the magic of science.
Severn Valley Railway
16 miles of glorious countryside with much of the journey next to the beutiful River Severn.
Sewerby Hall and Gardens
Situated in a dramatic cliff-top position, forming the gateway to the Flamborough Heritage Coast, Sewerby Hall and Gardens, set in 50 acres of early 19th century parkland, enjoys spectacular views over Bridlington Bay.
Shaws Corner
Visit the home of George Bernard Shaw from 1906 until his death in 1950.
Sherborne Museum
Sherborne Museum, located in the heart of the town, is home to more than 15,000 items of local history. It's a fascinating treasure trove for anyone researching the town's past.
Shibden Hall
Built in 1420, Shibden Hall with its oak panelled interiors and atmospheric room settings is Halifax's Historic Home. The Folk Museum and Barn also offer you a world without electricity, where craftsmen worked in wood and iron.
Shirehall Museum
Walsingham Shirehall was built in the early 16th century and was used as a hostel for important visitors to the adjacent Augustinian Priory. It now houses a hands-on museum about Walsingham.
Shrewsbury Castle and The Shropshire Regimental Museum
Spanning nearly a millennium of our history, Shrewsbury Castle's origins date back to Norman attempts to secure the border with Wales.  It's now home to the Shropshire Regimental Museum.
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery (Rowley's House)
Rocks, Romans, China and Costume, Mediaeval Shrewsbury and Shropshire Wildlife.
Sidmouth Museum
"Something for everyone of all ages" is the motto for Sidmouth Museum.
Sir Alfred Munnings Art Museum
Castle House and its Collection is a fitting memorial to Sir Alfred Munnings, KCVO, PRA, who lived at Castle House from 1919 until his death in 1959.
Smith Art Gallery & Museum
Nestling beneath Stirling Castle, in the King's Park, the ancient hunting grounds of the Stuart monarchs, and now a suburb of opulent Victorian mansions, is the Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum.
South Shields Museum & Art Gallery
An exciting day out for all the family, South Shields Museum & Art Gallery explores the story of South Tyneside through sensational displays, hands-on exhibiits and stunning art.
South Tynedale Railway
Buy your ticket in the restored Victorian station building for a leisurely ride through the beautiful scenery of the South Tyne valley. The trains are hauled by preserved steam and diesel engines from Britain and abroad.
Southampton Maritime Museum
The Wool House was built as a warehouse for the medieval wool trade. Now it is a museum telling the story of the port of Southampton.
St Barbe Museum & Art Gallery
The St Barbe Museum tells the story of the area between the New Forest and the Solent.
St Fagans National History Museum
St. Fagans: National History Museum is one of Europe's biggest and most exciting open-air museums. Centuries of Wales' tradition, culture, industry and costume are gathered together in a hundred acres of beautiful countryside.
St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art
The award-winning St Mungo Museum explores the importance of religion in people's lives and art across the world and across time. It aims to promote understanding and respect between people of different faiths and of none.
St. Andrews Preservation Trust Museum & Garden
The Trust is a charitable organisation which aims to preserve the history and character of St Andrews
Stafford Castle & Visitors Centre
This prominent vantage point and strategic site was quickly recognised by the Normans, who built a huge timber fortress here by 1100 AD. Extensively rebuilt in the Gothic Revival Style in 1813, the castle fell into ruin through this century.
Steyning Museum
The museum draws together a wealth of objects which recall days long gone and others which seem like only yesterday
Story of Rye
700 years of Rye history are brought to life in this fascinating and informative show, centred on the beautifully crafted model created to show Rye as it was in the early 19th century.
Strangers' Hall
Visit one of Norwichs oldest and most fascinating buildings, dating back to 1320.
Strathnaver Museum
Strathnaver Museum is a locally run museum which first opened to the public in 1976. It is housed in what was St Columba's Parish Church at the eastern end of Bettyhill on the north coast of Sutherland.
Strathspey Steam Railway
The Strathspey Railway is Scotland's "Steam Railway in The Highlands." Join us for a nostalgic trip and savour the sights, and, yes even the smell of a bygone age. Travel 3rd class or 1st.
Stromness Museum
Stromness Museum was instituted in 1837 and holds Orkney's principal Maritime, Ethnographic and Natural History Collections.
Sudbury Hall
The ideal family day out - an intriguing house, an entertaining museum and a restful garden.
Summerlee Industrial Museum
Summerlee Industrial Museum is a VisitScotland '4 Star' attraction and 'Best Working Attraction' award winner. Its 22 acres are based around the site of the 19th Century Summerlee Ironworks.
Sutton Hoo
At Sutton Hoo you can get close to one of the most important archaeological finds in this country's history - a fascinating story of Anglo-Saxon pagan kings, ship burials, treasure and warriors.
Swanage Railway
The award-winning Swanage Railway currently operates on the six miles of track between Swanage and Norden, through the beautiful Isle of Purbeck, passing the magnificent ruins of Corfe Castle.
Sywell Aviation Museum
Sywell Aviation Museum charts the history of the delightful Art Deco Sywell Aerodrome from 1928 to the present, and aviation in Northamptonshire as a whole.
Tabley House Collection
Grade I listed Palladian house containing The Leicester collection of paintings, furniture and memorabilia from the 17th to 20th century.
Tamworth Castle
Tamworth Castle is the number one heritage attraction located in the town centre of Tamworth. A visit to Tamworth Castle any time day or night is packed full of fun, mystery and adventure.
Tangwick Museum
The Haa of Tangwick was built in the late 17th century for the Cheyne family. Different aspects of life in Northmavine through the years are illustrated by using a mixture of photographs and artefacts.
Tank Museum
The Tank Museum brings the history of tanks and tank crew to life, supported by the world's best collection of tanks, and boasting action-packed live displays during school holidays.
Techniquest
Techniquest is a great day out for all the family, with 120 interactive exhibits, a Planetarium, and Science Theatre.
Temple Newsam House and Estate
Temple Newsam is one of Yorkshire's greatest country houses. This stunning Tudor-Jacobean mansion has a history full of mystry and intrigue.
Tenby Museum & Art Gallery
Founded in 1878, Tenby Museum & Art Gallery is situated in part of the medieval castle, overlooking Castle Beach and Caldey Island
Thackray Medical Museum
The Thackray Museum has been England's Small Visitor Attraction of the Year and is a fantastic day out, transporting you into a living experience of health and medicine, past, present and future.
The Ancient High House
Stafford's Ancient High House has been one of the most important buildings of the town for over four hundred years. Its late Elizabethan architecture makes it particularly distinctive among its 20th century neighbours.
The Bowes Museum
Where else in the world can you see a 230-year-old mechanical silver swan, still in working order, alongside a Turner or a Canaletto?
The Bridewell
The Bridewell museum is closed for redevelopment until summer 2011.Discover how Norwich found fame and fortune producing mustard, shoes, textiles, chocolate and beer.
The Canterbury Tales
Ever wondered what it would be like to step back in time and experience the sights, sounds and smells of a bygone era? At The Canterbury Tales you can do just that.

The Channel Islands Military Museum
A visit to the Channel Islands Military Museum is a must for all visitor'swho want to experience a little bit of what it was like during the GermanOccupation.
The Donington Grand Prix Collection
Take a lap around the World's largest collection of Grand Prix cars at the Donington Grand Prix Collection, and start an incredible journey through motor sport history.
The Elgar Birthplace Museum
The Cottage in which Elgar was born on 2nd June 1857 is in the heart of the countryside he loved, near the Teme valley and facing the Malvern Hills.
The Household Cavalry Museum
The Household Cavalry Museum is unlike any other military museum because it offers a unique behind-the-scenes look at the work of the Household Cavalry.
The Island's Treasure House
The Story of Mann is full of fascinating stories which bring our unique past alive for you with an Island-wide presentation. The chapters of our story will reveal themselves as you travel through some of the finest cultural landscapes in Europe.
The Isles of Scilly Museum
Museum of Scillonian archaeology, history and shipwrecks.
The Keep Military Museum
A modern military museum which uses touch screen computers and creative displays to tell the stories of courage, humour, tradition and sacrifice of those who served in the regiments of Devon and Dorset for over 300 years.
The Lighthouse
The Lighthouse, Scotland's first, dedicated, national centre for architecture and design, was opened by HM Queen Elizabeth in 1999, a renamed, £13 million conversion of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's 1895 Glasgow Herald newspaper office.
The McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery & Museum
A magnificent Victorian, Gothic building where art, history and the environment combine to offer a fascinating insight into Dundee.
The Museum of Piping
Compiled over many years, the collection of piping photographs, instruments and other memorabilia is unrivalled.
The O2
Since opening in June 2007, The O2 has hosted an outstanding array of awe-inspiring performers. The O2 is officially the world's most popular music and entertainment venue.
The Old Mill
Outwood Windmill, Britain's oldest working windmill, is Listed Grade 1 by English Heritage. It was built in 1665 by Thomas Budgen of Nutfield, and is what is known as a Post Mill.
The People's Story
Situated in the Canongate Tolbooth this museum was opened in 1989. It tells of the life and work of Edinburgh's ordinary people from the late 18th century to the present day.
The Prison And Police Museum
Sit in a prison cell, hear the door slam shut and imagine the harsh conditions of Vitorian prison regimes.
The Royal Pump Room Museum
Housed in Harrogate's premiere Spa building and site of Europe's strongest Sulphur Well, The Royal Pump Room Museum tells the story of Harrogate as a Spa.
The Royal Yacht Britannia
For over forty years The Royal Yacht Britannia served the Royal Family, travelling over one million miles to become the most famous ship in the world.
The Salt Museum
Cheshire has been a centre of the salt industry for some 2,000 years and today is the only place in Britain where salt is produced on a large scale. The Salt Museum is housed in the old Northwich Workhouse.
The Seaside Museum Herne Bay
The Herne Bay Museum has entertaining displays about this popular seaside resort and the fate of its famous pier and the Gallery has a collection which focusses on local views and on work by artists connected to the area.
The Stewartry Museum
The Stewartry Museum was founded in 1879, and first occupied part of Kirkcudbright Town Hall. As the collections grew, the present purpose-built museum was opened in 1893.
The Tolhouse
Visit one of the UK's oldest gaols, dating back to the 12th century. See the original cells and discover the fate of thieves, smugglers, witches, pirates and murderers.
The Traditional Heritage Museum
This Sheffield museum comprises a fascinating collection of artefacts, housed in small reconstructed workshops representing typical local trades.
The Workhouse Museum
Almost all the buildings of the 1854 Ripon Union Workhouse have survived.
The World Famous Old Blacksmith's Shop Attractions
When people hear the name Gretna Green their thoughts often step back in time to the history of runaway marriages. The Old Blacksmith's Shop is at the heart of this fascinating tradition.
The Writers' Museum
The Writers' Museum is dedicated to the lives and work of scotland's great literary figures.
Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds
Recently restored to its original Regency glory after a two-year re-development programme, the Theatre Royal offers a wide range of contemporary and period drama, as well as dance, music, comedy, family shows, guided tours and workshops.
Thursford Collection
Thursford Collection is open as a working museum from Good Friday to end September, (closed Saturdays) when all our mechanical organs are played and shows are given on the Wurlitzer by Robert Wolfe.
Thwaite Mills Water Mill
At Thwaite Mills you will find a fully-restored working watermill in an attractive riverside setting.
Time and Tide Museum of Great Yarmouth Life
Set in one of the UK's best preserved Victorian herring curing works, Time and Tide tells the story of Great Yarmouth from its Ice Age origins to the present day.
Tintagel Toy Museum
Cornwalls only Toy Museum where you can view three generations of childhood toys.
Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life
Explore the museum's large, outstanding collections and trace the fascinating history of Mid Devon.
Tolbooth
The Tolbooth is one of the oldest buildings in Aberdeen and one of the best preserved 17th century Scottish gaols. Now a museum, The Tolbooth focuses on the history of crime and punishment within the city.
Tom Browns School Museum
The Museum is housed in the 380 year-old schoolroom which was featured in the novel "Tom Brown's School Days", first published in 1857. Its author, Thomas Hughes, was born in Uffington.
Topsham Museum
Topsham Museum is housed in one of a group of late 17th Century Buildings overlooking the Exe Estuary.
Totnes Guildhall
In 1206 King John granted a charter to Totnes making it a free town. It could then draw up its own laws. The merchants also obtained permission to set up their own Guild, which by the middle of the 13th century had 120 members.
Town House Museum of Lynn Life
Find out about everday life in Lynn through the ages. This jewel of a museum is set in a 19th century town house.
Toy Museum, Glendale
Amazing collection of toys, dolls, games, teddy bears and miniatures.
Transport Museum Wythall
The Transport Museum, Wythall was founded in 1977 and its three large halls house a broad collection of around 100 buses, coaches, fire engines and battery-electric vehicles from all parts of the Midlands and beyond.
Treak Cliff Cavern
Treak Cliff cavern is an underground Wonderland of Stalactites, Stalagmites, Rocks Minerals and Fossils. It is also home to Blue John Stone, a rare form of Fluorite with beautiful colours.
Tudor House Museum
Tudor House Museum re-opens in summer 2011.Tudor House is arguably Southampton's most important historic building, encompassing over 500 years of history on one site.
Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery
Our combination of permanent displays (many of them enjoyably interactive and 'hands on'), changing exhibitions and exciting events and workshops makes Tullie House a thriving centre of activity.
Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery
Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery shares the special story of the borough of Tunbridge Wells.
Usk Rural Life Museum
The Museum portrays life in the Welsh Borders as it was at any time between 1850 and the end of World War II. The contents are housed in a picturesque ancient malt barn and adjoining buildings.
V&A Museum of Childhood London
The V&A Museum of Childhood aims to encourage everyone to explore the themes of childhood past and present and develop an appreciation of creative design through our inspirational collections and programmes.
Vale and Downland Museum and Visitor Centre
The collections held at the Museum contain geological, natural history, archaeological, social history and contemporary objects that reflect the Vale of White Horse today.
Ventnor Heritage Museum
Apart from the exhibition hall, we also have an extensive archive section with many hundreds of items referring to Ventnor and the surrounding area. Research enquiries are welcomed.
Verdant Works
The story of jute and the story of Dundee are inseperable. The industry employed 50,000 people in the city at its peak and supplied much of the worlds demand for jute goods. Verdant Works takes you on a tour of the trade.
Verulamium Museum
Discover the life and times of a major Roman city at St Albans, Hertfordshire. This is the Museum of Everyday Life in Roman Britain.
Vikingar
The award winning Vikingar! is situated in the beautiful coastal town of Largs, and has views over the Firth of Clyde, the Isles of Cumbrae and beyond.
Vina Cooke Museum of Dolls & Bygone Childhood
The Museum houses a large collection of dolls from the 18th century to the present day in a late 17th century Dower house and former rectory of considerable interest
Wakefield Art Gallery
Significant early works by the highly acclaimed locally born sculptors Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth, and important work by other major British modern artists, form the core of this collection.
Wakefield Museum
Wakefield Museum closed to the public on Saturday 26 November 2011 in preparation for the move to its new home within the new civic building - Wakefield One - at Merchant Gate, opening in early October 2012.
Watchet Museum
The museum houses an exhibition of the history of this ancient seaport and the surrounding area from prehistoric times to the present day.
Wayside Folk Museum
Cornwall's oldest private museum, the collection has over 5,000 items in 16 display areas and includes an extensive collection of photographs and information on people who have lived in the area.
Weald and Downland Open Air Museum
At the heart of the Museum's collection are over 45 historic homes, farms and workplaces that have been rescued from destruction and restored as far as possible to their original form.
Wellington Museum & Local History Society
The exhibits in the museum feature famous firms and individuals that are or were based in Wellington.
Wesley's Chapel The Museum of Methodism & The John Wesley House
John Wesley (1703-1791), one of the most influential personalities of the eighteenth century, is the founder of Methodism. He built Wesley's Chapel as his London base.
West Park Museum
West Park Museum opened in 1898, a gift from Marianne Brocklehurst for the people of Macclesfield. The Museum is located in one of the earliest public parks which opened in 1854 and was funded by voluntary subscription.
West Somerset Railway
The West Somerset Railway recaptures the era of the branch line country railway in the days of steam. Enjoy 20 miles of glorious Somerset scenery beside the Quantock Hills to the Bristol Channel coast.
West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village & Country Park
Beyond the car park, play area, visitor centre, shop and café is a 125 acre Country Park bursting with life.
West Wales Museum of Childhood
The Museum of Childhood at Llangeler is more than a toy museum, it is an extensive collection of all things to do with childhood.
Westmorland Motor Museum
At the Westmorland Motor Museum, the visitor can find restored and unrestored trucks and a collection of Automobilia.
Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum and Country Park
Wheal Martyn offers a great day out for everyone, set within 26 acres in the heart of Cornwall on the site of two former clay pits, the picturesque site includes nature trails, woodland walks and is home to the UK's only china clay heritage centre.
White Mill Rural Heritage Centre
The Windmill was built around 1760. It was used to grind wheat, barley and oats. In 1889 a steam engine was installed to drive the mill when there was no wind.
Whithorn Priory & Museum
Whithorn Priory is the cradle of Christianity in Scotland, founded in the 5th century.
Whitstable Museum & Art Gallery
Whitstable Museum has displays of Whitstable's seafaring traditions - the oyster industry, diving and fascinating aspects of the natural world. The Special Exhibitions are a popular feature.
Willesborough Windmill
Willesborough is one of the largest smock mills in the south of England. The Mill, a Grade II listed building, was built in 1869 and had enough power to turn four mill stones.
William Morris Gallery
The William Morris Gallery is closed for redevelopment until July 2012.
Willis Museum
Travel back in time, and experience some of the major changes that have created the Basingstoke that we know today.
Winchester City Mill & Shop
Positioned over the River Itchen the mill was rebuilt in 1744 using materials dating back to the 15th century. There is a delightful island garden and an impressive millrace and restored waterwheel.
Wirksworth Heritage Centre
The Story of Wirksworth encompasses the history of the town from prehistoric times to the modern day.
Witney & District Museum
Opened in 1996, the Witney & District Museum is situated in the centre of the town, along the High Street. The large ground floor gallery houses a long term exhibition, showing the history of Witney and the surrounding area.
Woodhorn Museum
Woodhorn, just 20 minutes north of Newcastle Upon Tyne, is an amazing day out for all ages at any time of year.Inspired by monster coal cutting machines once used deep underground, the stunning Cutt
Wookey Hole Caves
Britain's most spectacular caves and legendary home of the infamous Witch of Wookey.
Worcestershire County Museum
Hartlebury Castle has been home to the Bishops of Worcester for over a thousand years.
World Museum
At World Museum you can enjoy a fantastic family day out and enjoy five floors of historic treasures for free.
Worthing Museum and Art Gallery
An elegant Edwardian building houses one of the most interesting museum and art galleries in the South! Collections are diverse and include local history, archaeology and geology as well as ceramics and glass.
Wroxeter Roman City
Visiting the museum at Wroxeter gives a good insight into what life was like in a big Roman city. The museum tracks life from before the Romans arrived through to what happened after they left.
York Guildhall
The Guildhall is an integral part of York's history. Building work on the present Guildhall began in 1445 and the accounts still survive.
Yorkshire Air Museum & Allied Air Forces Memorial
The largest independant Air Museum in Britain and the sole Allied Air Forces Memorial in Europe. Situated on a 20 acre parkland site it is the largest original RAF Bomber Command Station open to the public.
Yorkshire Dales Mining Museum
The small town of Earby, on the Lancashire/Yorkshire border, was associated with cotton weaving until the 1960's and has no mining background at all. But it is home to an unrivalled collection of mining relics from the Yorkshire Dales.
Yorkshire Museum
The Yorkshire Museum houses some of the finest collections of archaeological finds in Europe, spanning Roman, Anglo-Saxon, Viking and Medieval times.
Zetland Museum
Zetland - The Oldest Lifeboat in the World, was built in 1802 by Henry Greathead. She remained in service until 1880 and saved more than 500 lives.

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