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The Collection

1 Danes Terrace, Lincoln LN2 1LP, UK

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About The Collection

The Collection is the county museum and gallery for Lincolnshire in England. It plays host to a huge variety of historic and art exhibitions throughout the year alongside regular talks and events that add another dimension to your experience of the exhibitions and displays on show. Find something for all ages with the fun play and activity area for younger children and interactive trails and games, plus a gift shop offering many fun and unique items.



Attractions near The Collection

The Usher Gallery0.15km from The Collection

The Usher Gallery is an art museum in Lincoln, England. The gallery displays a collection of artworks by painters such as J. M. W. Turner and L. S. Lowry. It combines displays from its permanent collections of fine arts, decorative arts and horology, enhanced by loans of acclaimed works from national collections, with a vibrant programme of temporary exhibitions.

Steep Hill0.16km from The Collection

Steep Hill is a street in the historic city of Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. At the top of the hill is the entrance to Lincoln Cathedral and at the bottom is Well Lane. The Hill consists of independent shops, tea rooms and pubs, and is popular with tourists. it is home to some of the city's most historic buildings and many independent shops and businesses.

Lincoln Medieval Bishops' Palace0.21km from The Collection

The Old Bishop's Palace is a historic visitor attraction in the city of Lincoln, Lincolnshire.  Standing almost in the shadow of Lincoln Cathedral, the palace boasts sweeping views over the ancient city and the countryside beyond. An engaging audio tour will guide you around the palace and explain more of its history.  The site lies immediately to the south of the Roman wall which had become the medieval defensive wall of the Bail, which enclosed both Lincoln Castle and Lincoln Cathedral.

Lincoln Cathedral0.29km from The Collection

Lincoln Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Diocese, the parish church of the County, a place of national heritage and a centre of international pilgrimage. It provides a space for God, a place for worship, praise and private prayer.  was the tallest building in the world for over 200 years, but the central spire fell down in the sixteenth century and was not rebuilt. It owns one of the four surviving copies of the Magna Carta.

Lincoln Christmas Market0.31km from The Collection

Lincoln Christmas Market, held in Lincoln, England, is one of the largest Christmas markets in Europe, attracting over 250,000 people over the four-day event.  Held around three weeks before Christmas, the market spreads around the historic center of Lincoln including the castle and cathedral. As well as stalls selling goods there is a funfair with Ferris wheel, open-air classical music and rock concerts and traditional events such as beer barrel rolling.

Lincoln Guildhall0.35km from The Collection

This beautiful Tudor building is situated above the Stonebow arch, where the southern gate to the old Roman city once stood. It has been used since its construction in 1520, occupying the whole second floor of the Stonebow, and still plays host to Full Council meetings and City Council events.  It houses numerous pieces of regalia, including the sword of Richard II, Mayor’s Chains of Office and Mayor’s posy ring.

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Lincolnshire is a county in the East Midlands of England.  The majority of tourism in Lincolnshire relies on the coastal resorts and towns to the east of the Lincolnshire Wolds. The county has some of the best-known seaside resorts in the United Kingdom, which are a major attraction to visitors from across England, especially the East Midlands and parts of Yorkshire.