Visitor Information

From Saturday 8th August 2020 it will be mandatory to wear face coverings when visiting the museum. This means you will be required to wear a face mask or covering when visiting us. We kindly ask all visitors to bring their own covering, however, if you forget, we can provide you with a disposable mask on arrival.

In order to visit the museum you will need to pre-book a timed ticket.

To ensure the safety of our visitors and staff we have put in place a number of new social distancing measures.

This includes:

-Limiting our visitor numbers

-Taking card payments only 

-A one way system- entry is through our main entrance and the exit will be the education corridor. Don't worry staff will be on hand to show you this!

-Sanitising stations

-Enhanced cleaning measures 

-Removal of interactives and touch points (please note our play area is closed)

Staff members will be on hand to answer any queries you have on the day of your visit. We are asking our visitors to respect these measures to protect others and staff and to ensure enjoyment for everyone.

Read our frequently asked questions

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

New 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

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Parking

When coming into Lincoln, follow directions for the Cultural Quarter.  The nearest car parks to the museum are on Danes Terrace, Flaxengate and Broadgate.

For more information on car parks in Lincoln please visit https://www.lincoln.gov.uk/visitor-and-leisure/parking/

For details on the 'Walk and Ride' bus service please visit: 
https://lincolnbus.co.uk/special-services/walk-and-ride 

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Archaeology at The Collection

People have inhabited the landscape of Lincolnshire for nearly half a million years. The archaeology gallery takes visitors on a journey through the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages before exploring the Roman, Saxon, Viking and Medieval eras.

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Art at The Collection

Art at The Collection

The Usher Gallery is Lincolnshire’s premier art gallery displaying a diverse collection of fine and decorative arts, including loans from national collections, and a vibrant programme of temporary exhibitions supported by the Arts Council.

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Play at The Collection

Play at The Collection

For the safety of our visitors PLAY is temporarily closed.

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Coming soon at The Collection

This page shows all of the exhibitions and events we have planned for the future. We are planning exciting new activities all of the time, so be sure to keep checking back for new additions to our calendar.

To find out what's happening this week, click here. To view galleries of events and exhibitions that we have previously hosted, click here.

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Shop at The Collection

Shop at The Collection

From reproduction helmets and swords to toys, birthday cards, books and jewellery, The Collection sells a wide range of items to suit all tastes and wallets.

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The Collection Cafe - Now Open

The Collection Cafe - Now Open

The Collection Cafe is now open. We are open from 10am - 3pm (closed Tuesdays), offering a limited menu of hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, cakes and snacks.

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