Battles and Dynasties

27 May 2017 - 03 Sep 2017

Battles and Dynasties explores the conflict for the crown from Domesday to present day through fascinating documents, paintings and artefacts each fundamental to our local and national heritage.

Battles and Dynasties charts the succession of the monarchy and the battles fought to win and secure the crown over the last 900 years, including a host of nationally-significant artefacts and local treasures.
It's an unmissable opportunity to see significant pieces on our doorstep here in Lincolnshire, including major objects and paintings that are rarely shown outside of London and some things from private collections that are never on display.

Among the treasures on display are Queen Victoria's throne, the death warrant for Mary Queen of Scots, Edward VIII's abdication letter and William the Conqueror's signed order for the creation of Lincoln Cathedral.
In addition, there are fascinating letters from Henry VIII, royal photographs from the 20th century and much more.

The exhibition complements the visit of The Domesday Book, the country's earliest surviving public record, which is on display at Lincoln Castle until Sunday 3 September.
Combined they offer visitors an amazing summer of history in Lincoln.

For a limited time only you can enjoy two entry tickets for Battles and Dynasties for the price of one. The cheapest ticket gets in free, not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer valid from July 8th to August 6th.

You can also purchase a combined ticket which will give you All Inclusive entry to Lincoln Castle to see Domesday Book and entry into Battles and Dynasties at The Collection. (This is not part of the 2 for 1 offer)

Combination Ticket Adult  £19.50 
Combination Ticket Concession  £16.00  
Combination Ticket Child  £11.20
Combination Ticket Family £50.20 

Battles and Dynasties 

Adult £6
Concession £5
Child £4
Family £16

Domesday Book at Lincoln Castle

All Inclusive tickets to see Domesday will also get you access to the Medieval Wall Walk, Victorian Prison and Magna Carta.

Adult £13.50
Concession £11
Child £7.20
Family £34.20 

This exhibition has been made possible as a result of the Government Indemnity Scheme. The Lincolnshire County Council would like to thank HM Government for providing Government Indemnity and the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and Arts Council England for arranging the indemnity.

Battles and Dynasties has been brought together by Lincolnshire County Council and Lord Cormack in partnership with the Historic Lincoln Trust, The National Archives and the British Library.




Volunteers wanted for Battles and Dynasties Exhibition

We are looking for lively and positive volunteers who, throughout the exhibition, will support our existing team in helping visitors make the most of their visit. You will welcome visitors, check tickets, help visitors find their way around and direct them to the exhibition. Working alongside our Front of House team, you'll demonstrate excellent people skills and deliver high standards of customer care to ensure visitors have an enjoyable day out.  You will provide that all-important first impression to visitors and users.  Above all else, you will make sure that every single person who visits the site has a memorable experience.

If you are interested please contact Paul Mason on 01522 550955 or email for more information



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