Over the next few weeks, the Investigate Learning team will be uploading learning activities that link to the collections and workshops that we deliver at The Collection & Usher Gallery, which will be hosted on our Online Learning section below. Watch out each week for new resources for you to download. These activities will focus on the history and creative arts topics that the team offer. Please also feel free to contact us with suggestions and ideas via our posts on the site social media. @collectionusher You will also find activities from the team on the Lincoln Castle website www.lincolncastle.com.


The Collection Museum and Usher Gallery are closed until further notice.

Investigate Learning

The Investigate Learning team offers workshops, guided & self-led learning experiences for schools, colleges and universities. Explore our extensive offer, including History, Archaeology, Creative Arts and Science and Technology. Find the immersive learning experience that suits your age range and complements your curriculum.



Families are always welcome to The Collection. There are lots of ways to find out more about the treasures on display. You can take a discovery backpack into the galleries or visit the new Play area designed for pre-school children with accompanying adults. Look out for special family events in the school holidays.



The Collection runs a variety of talks, tours and workshops for adults, linked to our programme of temporary exhibitions and as stand-alone events.


Online Learning

Regularly updated online learning resources provided by The Collection and Usher Gallery for families and young people to do at home