Check Out These Museums When In Nottingham

Check Out These Museums When In Nottingham
Wollaton Hall and Park in Nottingham, Photo Credit: Shutterstock

Find yourself in Nottingham for the Cricket World Cup 2019 and wondering what else to do in your free time? Why not take a trip to these interesting museums?

Prerna Rawlley
June 03 , 2019
02 Min Read
There are a number of reasons to fall in love with Nottingham, museums being one of them. If you are in the lovely city of Nottingham for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, here are five interesting museums you can explore in your free time.

Wollaton Hall and Park
Wollaton Hall, built in the late 1500s, is now home to the city's Natural History Museum. Spread across 500 acres of sprawling garden, Wollaton is one of the city's most popular attractions. Ypu will recognise Wollaton Hall as Wayne Manor if you are a fan of Batman (Dark Knight Rises). Though the entry to the Hall is free, charges apply for a guided tour. Daily tours at 12noon & 2pm

National Justice Museum, an erstwhile jail

National Justice Museum
Back in the 14th century, this was known as the Shire Hall and County Gaol (jail), a place where bad deeds come to die! Too dark? This was a place served justice (hence the name), individuals were tried, sentenced and executed. There are galleries full of displays to prove this. The museum is open throughout the year.

Green's Windmill is a working mill

Green’s Windmill
This windmill from the 19th century is a working mill, now a part of a science centre. It is located in Sneinton and back in the day, the windmill was used to mill wheat into flour. The mill is open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm and the entry is free.

The Haunted Museum
They say it's a hub for paranormal activity. Why not see it for yourself? This four-floor, 26 rooms building is a restored building from the late 1950s. There are themed rooms that you might want to check out. Though the museum entry is free, a guided tour would cost you £4. You can visit this place from Tuesday to Friday from 11am to 6 pm.

Framework Knitters' Museum
Here's a great idea for a unique souvenir: pay for just one full-priced visit to Framework Knitters' Museum and get a unique Clocking In Card that you can bring back as a souvenir. The card also gives you free entry for 12 months. Isn't that nice? Framework knitters' history is over 400 years old and the museum is the best place to discover how the knitters and their families lived and worked during Victorian times. The museum is open throughout the year with an entry cost £4.00 for adults; £3.00 for students; £2.00 for children and family ticket for  £10.00.

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