• The Cottage Museum

    Experience an intimate glimpse of early Victorian life in the wonderful Cottage Museum.

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  • Accessibility at Lancaster City Museums

    What we are doing to improve accessibility at Lancaster City Museums

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  • Museum Events & Exhibitions

    Above: Hoard of Hoards Exhibition at the Maritime Museum Lancaster City Museums have a lively programme of events and exhibitions throughout the year. Discover family fun at our Art Adventures for children, or something a little more genteel in our exhibition galleries. So, what can you see and do at our museums this month? Upcoming Events City Museum Exhibitions We ...

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  • Museum Collections

    There are over 50,000 objects in our collections. This is far more than we can display at any one time in the City, Maritime and Cottage Museums combined. A program of ever-changing temporary exhibitions helps us to bring more of the collection to you in person. You can also explore our collection online: Take an in-depth look at some of our ...

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  • Learning with Lancaster City Museums

    Lancaster City Museums are working with our partners to develop brand new resources for teachers and experiences for pupils. These will support learning local history in context with regional and national history. We understand the financial challenges of planning visits for schools and our self-guided sessions start at only £1.50 per child.  Themes for 2024 include: Transatlantic Slave Trade (KS2)* Find out ...

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  • Lancaster City Museums

      Lancaster’s museum collection has now belonged to the city for a century! Discover the lives of Romans, Vikings and Victorians with Lancaster City Museum. Learn about Georgian Lancaster and its rich maritime history at our Maritime Museum, and experience an intimate glimpse of early Victorian life in the wonderful Cottage Museum. Find out more about our city’s ...

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