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Nottingham Industrial Museum

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An interesting mix of machinery.

We visited on a 'Steam and Steampunkalia' day - with no idea of what we would see. Parking was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leek, United Kingdom
Interesting visit

Nottingham Industrial Museum is situated within the courtyard of Wollaton Hall Park. It is worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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Discover the people, companies and industries that made Nottingham famous around the world. Nottingham Industrial Museum has five galleries each relating to a key Nottinghamshire industry: textiles, transport, communication, mining and power. We...more
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Wollaton Hall | The Courtyard, Wollaton Hall and Deer Park, Wollaton, Nottingham NG8 2AE, England
+44 115 915 3936
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a 'Steam and Steampunkalia' day - with no idea of what we would see. Parking was busy, late in the morning, but we still found a space. The museum - though relatively small - is very good, with a broad representation of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dumbunny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nottingham Industrial Museum is situated within the courtyard of Wollaton Hall Park. It is worth the £5 entry fee as it is quite interesting to see the old machinery, history of lacemaking in Nottingham, cars, bikes and other forms of transport. The staff here are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RandRH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this museum. Lots to learn about if you're interested in the history of Nottingham and it's industries. My teenage son enjoyed the steam engines and the communication devices, especially trying his hand at sending a morse code distress signal.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ginny M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of interesting old stuff in here. Buses trains. lots of cars bikes and motor bikes. Lots of badges and collections of different things to do with transport ect. Very interesting place to spend an hour or two. Kids love it as do adults,

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Magsbabe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Volunteers really no their stuff on industrial history. Great collection of machines. Particularly good on local history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hugo D
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

The Nottingham Industrial Museum is an amazing little day out that I never realised was right on my doorstep. You will find good quality and interesting exhibits with extremely knowledgeable volunteers. I would especially like to thank Rodger for explaining most of the museum in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AdamW5388
Reviewed 20 October 2018

You are bound to find something that interests.A charming place, that the staff/ volunteers obviously love as well. Good cafe in the courtyard.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wildegoose
Reviewed 7 October 2018

A small museum set in the Courtyard of Wollaton Hall Stables. Staffed by very knowledgeable volunteers who love to share their knowledge with you, but who are equally happy to leave you to explore on your own. It is crammed with exhibits from local industry...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank OldieEastMidlands
Reviewed 2 October 2018

A wonderful place which brings the industrialisation of GB alive. Would be a great place for schools learning about the Victorian era. Lovely staff - all volunteers and all very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. If you love the smell of steam, this is the place for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lillibibitusann
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Really lovely museum with very interesting displays. The volunteers were very informative and make the visit really interesting. Keep up the good work.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Heather R
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Michelle S
15 January 2018|
Response from NottIndMm | Property representative |
Hello Michelle, thanks for your question. We are in the final few days of our 'Winter Refresh' and hope to re-open in the next couple of weeks. Please keep checking our website and Facebook page for more details on our all... More
10 December 2017|
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Response from NottIndMm | Property representative |
Hello, sorry to be slow to respond and thank you to William R and Dawn D. We are about 2 miles from Nottingham City Centre, but please note we are currently closed for a refurbishment. We will reopen at the end of January... More