Museums and Groups in Lincolnshire

There are plenty of ways to get involved with the history and archaeology of Lincolnshire. Why not visit a museum or join an archaeological society?

Many Portable Antiquities Scheme finds can be seen on display at museums around the county (see the links that accompany the descriptions below).



The Collection, Lincoln

The Collection brings together an award winning archaeology museum and the region’s premier art gallery, the Usher Gallery, in the heart of historic Lincoln.

Scunthorpe Museum

Featuring a range of permanent galleries and a changing exhibition gallery, North Lincolnshire Museum offers a history experience for all the family.


Societies & Organisations

Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology

SLHA promotes an interest in all aspects of Lincolnshire’s heritage
SLHA Activities include:

  • Arranging lectures and other events about Lincolnshire’s history and archaeology
  • Publishing journals, magazines and books
  • A bookshop in the heart of Lincoln
  • Facilitating research and fieldwork
  • Working with local groups throughout the historic county

Heritage Lincolnshire

Heritage Lincolnshire is a local charity working to conserve the rich history of the County for the benefit of people who live and work in the area