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Grantham Museum

St Peter's Hill, Grantham NG31 6PY, UK

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About Grantham Museum

Grantham Museum is located at St Peter's Hill, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England in the building provided for it in 1926. It interprets the town through its archaeology, various aspects of post-medieval life, local trades and industries. The basis of the collection is material provided by Henry Preston, the first Curator and Founder, and twentieth century additions included material about Sir Isaac Newton, Edith Smith and Margaret Thatcher.


Attractions near Grantham Museum

St Wulframs Church0.42km from Grantham Museum

St Wulfram's Church, Grantham, is a parish church in the Church of England in Grantham in Lincolnshire. The church has been a Grade I listed building, since 8 May 1950. This was clearly a church of importance by that time, and the pillars in the eastern part of the nave survive from a Norman cruciform church. The earliest church on this site was built in the early Saxon period and a church was recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086. You can still see Saxon herringbone stonework near the organ.

Wyndham Park0.89km from Grantham Museum

A beautiful park which lies on the banks of the River Witham just to the north of Grantham Town Centre. It has a wide range of facilities for young and old and proudly holds the Green Flag Award. It has beautiful playgrounds, exercise equipment, picnic facilities, walking tracks and improved cycling paths, the upgrade also provides an opportunity to enjoy the natural beauty of the Werribee River and the surrounding environment, including additional tress and plants.

Belton Woods Hotel3.8km from Grantham Museum

Belton Woods, a four-star hotel that’s all about relaxation and fun, Set in 475 acres of gorgeous Lincolnshire countryside.  One of the beautiful palc3e for a luxury stay and dine.  As one of their extra family-friendly hotels, you can be sure to find lots of fun things to see and do nearby that will entertain the whole family.

National Trust - Belton House3.93km from Grantham Museum

Belton House is a Grade I listed country house in the parish of Belton near Grantham in Lincolnshire, which was built in 1685-8 for Sir John Brownlow. It has over 1300 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland to explore. There are a variety of walking routes around the estate and through the parkland and woods as well as around the lake.

Easton Walled Gardens8.98km from Grantham Museum

Easton Walled Gardens were abandoned from 1951 when Easton Hall was demolished. Renovation work on the 12 acres of gardens started in 2002. There is a Yew Tunnel, Cut Flower Garden, Cottage Garden, Turf Maze and two glasshouses. President Franklin Roosevelt described this garden as...'A dream of Nirvana..almost too good to be true.' The garden is as interesting for the planting as its long history.

Belvoir Castle9.7km from Grantham Museum

Belvoir Castle is the ancestral home of the Dukes of Rutland. The family have lived at Belvoir in an unbroken line for almost a thousand years. The Castle visitors can see today dates from 1832 and is regarded as one of the finest examples of Regency architecture in the country. The estate surrounding the castle contains formal gardens and woodland, all with stunning views. The latest garden restoration programme brought the lost plans of Capability Brown to fruition.

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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.