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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.

Royal Air Force Museum

The Royal Air Force Museum is Britain's only  national museum dedicated wholly to aviation.

Rugby School Museum

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.

Severn Valley Railway

Full details of this historic railway  including the driving school, special events, history and more.

Shakespeares Birthplace

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.

Snibston Discovery Park

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.

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.

Sudbury Hall

One of the most individual of late  17th-century houses, with rich interior decoration.

Tamworth Castle

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.

Worcester Museum of Local Life

Designed and maintained by Museum staff, the  site aims to provide you with the very latest news on exhibitions, activities  and events.

Worcestershire County Museum

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

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Abington Museum

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

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.

Bass Museum

The Bass Museum of Brewing Heritage.

Bedford Museum

Housed in the former Higgins and Sons Brewery,  Bedford Museum is situated within the picturesque gardens of Bedford  Castle.

Birmingham & Midland Museum of Transport

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

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.

Bygones Museum

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

The Donington Grand Prix Collection is, quite  simply, the largest collection of Grand Prix racing cars in the world.

Edward Jenner Museum

Your front door to the world of Dr Edward  Jenner, one of the world's greatest scientists.

The Elgar Birthplace Museum

Edward Elgar - Web site of The Elgar Society,  Elgar Birthplace and Elgar Foundation

Framework Knitters Museum

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.

Harborough Museum

Local Museum of Market Harborough, including  Symington Collection of Corsetry.

Hereford Cathedral

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.

Hereford Cider Museum

Cider Museum and Distillery based in Hereford,  UK. Visit in person, or online. Find out all about cider making, buy cider or  cider brandy.

Ironbridge Gorge Museum

The images and objects of the Industrial  Revolution.

Izaak Walton's Cottage

Izaak Walton, author of the 'Complete Angler',  owned this charming cottage that nestles in the tiny hamlet of Shallowford,  between Stafford and Eccleshall.

Lunt Roman Fort

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.

Manor House Museum (Kettering)

Information on Leisure, history, business,  entertainment, the community and the council. Includes information on Council  Services.

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 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

Museum of Oxford

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 Nash’s House. In the  garden, you can see the foundations of New Place - Shakespeare's fine  house.

National Gas Museum

The Gas Museum Leicester, UK. Guided tours  around many exhibits from the Gas industry.

National Tramway Museum

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.