Museums in Heart of England.

Ironbridge Gorge Museums
This is the valley that changed our world, this is where the Industrial Revolution began.
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford
The Royal Air Force Museum Cosford houses one of the largest aviation collections in the United Kingdom.
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.
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.
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.
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.

Bewdley Museum
Set in a historic Butchers Shambles "A surprise around every corner" fascinating indoor and outdoor displays, brass foundry, jails, resident crafts people.
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
Bygones Museum
The museum houses a unique collection of antiques and memorabilia gathered together by the owners over a period of sixty years.
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
Clearwell Caves Ancient Iron Mines
When you visit Clearwell Caves you are entering some of the very oldest underground workings in Britain.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Harborough Museum
The Museum has been revamped to display one of the most significant Iron Age finds in Britain - the Hallaton Treasure!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Melton Carnegie Museum
This exciting newly refurbished museum contains informative and innovative displays.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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 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 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 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 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.
Northampton Museum & Art Gallery
Fascinating footwear worn throughout the ages is just one of the many attractions in the museum.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Rugby School Tours & Museum
Rugby School Museum in Barby Road is open as part of the School tour.
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.
Severn Valley Railway
16 miles of glorious countryside with much of the journey next to the beutiful River Severn.
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.
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.
Sudbury Hall
The ideal family day out - an intriguing house, an entertaining museum and a restful garden.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Worcestershire County Museum
Hartlebury Castle has been home to the Bishops of Worcester for over a thousand years.
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.

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