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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.
The Royal Air Force Museum is Britain's only national museum dedicated wholly to aviation.
Visit Rugby School, the birthplace of Rugby Football.
Rutland County Museum
The Rutland County Museum is a warm ironstone building, erected in 1794-95 on the site of maltings by Sir Gerard Noel Edwards.
Full details of this historic railway including the driving school, special events, history and more.
The "Man of the Millennium" William Shakespeare, was born in 1564 in the half-timbered house in Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Shrewsbury Castle and The Shropshire Regimental Museum
Shropshire Regimental Museum houses the collections of the four Shropshire Regiments - King's Shropshire light Infantry, Shropshire Yeomanry, Shropshire Royal Horse Artillery and 4th Bn King's Shropshire Light Infantry TA.
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery (Rowley's House)
Rocks, Romans, China and Costume, Mediaeval Shrewsbury and Shropshire Wildlife.
Here you can discover science and industry, fashion and textiles and the environment with popular "hands-on" exhibits interpreting real objects that tell the story of the working lives of Leicestershire people.
This prominent vantage point and strategic site was quickly recognised by the Normans, who built a huge timber fortress here by 1100 AD.
One of the most individual of late 17th-century houses, with rich interior decoration.
Tamworth Castle is blessed with apartments from almost every century from the twelfth to the twentieth. It has had , for many years, a fine collection of 16th - 19th century furniture on loan from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London
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 visual and audio presentation of the story of the town of Wirksworth over its 2000 years history and its renovation in the 1980's.
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.
Designed and maintained by Museum staff, the site aims to provide you with the very latest news on exhibitions, activities and events.
Hartlebury Castle, home to the Bishops of Worcester for over a thousand years. In the former servants' quarters of the North Wing a wide range of permanent exhibitions show the past lives of the county's inhabitants
A 15th century manor house, once the home of Shakespeare's granddaughter, Elizabeth Bernard, who is buried in the nearby church. It is now a museum.
The Ancient High House is one of the finest Tudor buildings in the country. Once dominating the skyline of Stafford, it is the largest remaining timber framed town house in England.
The Bass Museum of Brewing Heritage.
Housed in the former Higgins and Sons Brewery, Bedford Museum is situated within the picturesque gardens of Bedford Castle.
The web site of the Birmingham and Midland Museum of Transport, which is the regional transport museum for Birmingham and the Midlands.
Black Country Living Museum, The museum occupies a twenty six acre urban heritage park in the shadow of Dudley Castle in the centre of the Black Country conurbation of two million people.
Broadway Teddy Bear Museum
Welcome to our magical world of everlasting childhood, set in the picturesque village of Broadway in the heart of the Cotswolds. Visit hundreds of well-loved antique and collectors' teddy bears, dolls and toys.
Step back in time and enjoy a relaxing insight into the way things used to be.
The Canal 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.
Cogges Manor Farm Museum
Come to Cogges to discover life in rural Oxfordshire in Victorian times. You step back in time when you enter the beautiful farmstead with its original Cotswold buildings.
The Donington Grand Prix Collection is, quite simply, the largest collection of Grand Prix racing cars in the world.
Your front door to the world of Dr Edward Jenner, one of the world's greatest scientists.
Edward Elgar - Web site of The Elgar Society, Elgar Birthplace and Elgar Foundation
Ruddington Framework Knitters' Museum.
Galleries of Justice
Be prepared for a completely unique experience when you visit the Galleries of Justice, the only place in the country where you could be arrested, sentenced and executed all on one site!
Gloucester Leisure Cruises
Gloucester Leisure Cruises run 45 minute boat trips from Merchants Quay, Gloucester Docks, travelling down the Gloucester Sharpness Canal.
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.
Local Museum of Market Harborough, including Symington Collection of Corsetry.
Standing on the peaceful banks of the beautiful River Wye, Hereford Cathedral occupies a site on which cathedral buildings have stood since Saxon times. The Mappa Mundi & Chained Library Exhibition is in the Cathedral.
Cider Museum and Distillery based in Hereford, UK. Visit in person, or online. Find out all about cider making, buy cider or cider brandy.
The images and objects of the Industrial Revolution.
Izaak Walton, author of the 'Complete Angler', owned this charming cottage that nestles in the tiny hamlet of Shallowford, between Stafford and Eccleshall.
The Lunt Roman fort is in Baginton, near Coventry and is a partial reconstruction of the fort that was established there in 64AD following the Boudiccan rebellion.
Lydney Park Gardens
An enchanting, secluded wooded valley with lakes, carpeted with daffodils, primroses and bluebells and filled with a profusion of rhododendrons, azaleas, magnolias, acers and other flowering shrubs and trees. There is also a Roman Settlement.
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Mary Arden's House And Countryside Museum
The farmhouse at Wilmcote, just three miles outside Stratford-upon-Avon, the home of William Shakespeareâ€™s mother, is now a countryside museum; devoted to showing country life from Tudor times to the present day.
This exciting newly refurbished museum contains informative and innovative displays about the rich and varied heritage of Melton Mowbray and the surrounding area, a temporary exhibition space and an area for local groups to put on displays.
Museum of Cannock Chase
For a great day out why not visit the Museum of Cannock Chase? There's lots to see and do, whether it is a walk down 'memory lane', through the domestic life and coal mining galleries, or a ramble over the Hednesford Hills
Housed in the historic Town Hall, the Museum of Oxford tells the story of the city and the University using finds from local archaeological excavations including an outstanding Medieval collection.
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 Nashâ€™s House. In the garden, you can see the foundations of New Place - Shakespeare's fine house.
The Gas Museum Leicester, UK. Guided tours around many exhibits from the Gas industry.
National Tramway Museum contains history, information and images for visitors, schools, education and picture buyers.
National Trust Museum of Childhood
Situated in the 19th century service wing of Sudbury Hall, the Museum contains fascinating displays about children from the 18th century onwards.