Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

Nottingham Castle Museum
Friar Lane,
Off Maid Marian Way

Opening Times:

Tuesday to Sunday (and Bank Holiday Mondays)

October-February 10.00-4.00

March-September 10.00-5.00

Closed Mondays

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The Museum and Art Gallery are in a 17th Century Duke's palace, built on the site of the original medieval castle. 

The fine art collection displays works by such artists as Paul Sandby, Richard Parkes Bonington and Dame Laura Knight. The decorative arts include Georgian silver, Wedgwood ceramics, Nottingham saltglaze and 20th Century studio pottery.

The Story of Nottingham gallery charts the rise of the city from Saxon settlement to industrial city. The Castle has a programme of contemporary art exhibitions and it also houses the Sherwood Foresters Regimental Museum.

Contact Details:
Learning and Engagement Team, Tel 0115 8761420,

Learning Programmes:

We offer 17 facilitated sessions, led by our team of museum educators, for Foundation to KS3 on history, archaeology, art and culture. Please contact the Learning and Engagement Team for a printed programme of educational sessions at all Nottingham City museums.

We also welcome and support teacher-led visits.

Art, Decorative Art, Costume and Textiles, Archaeology, History (Ancient Greeks, Egyptians, Romans, Anglo-Saxons and Vikings, Victorians, World War II

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