The Investigate Learning team will provide FREE activities that link the museum collections and workshops that we deliver including history and creative arts topics. These can be found in the online leaning section below. Each week there will be a new resource available to download. Please share your ideas and suggestions on our social media channels @collectionusher. Visit Lincoln Castle www.lincolncastle.com. for FREE Castle based learning activities.

Opening Hours

Monday- 10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday- Closed
Wednesday - Sunday- 10:00 - 16:00 

As part of our phased reopening The Usher Gallery will remain closed

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