Lancaster City Museums

Welcome to the online home of Lancaster City Museums –

Places where the past becomes part of a thriving future

Discover stories about Romans, Vikings and Georgians with Lancaster City Museum.

Learn about Georgian Lancaster and its rich maritime history at Lancaster’s Maritime Museum, experience an intimate glimpse of early Victorian life in the wonderful Cottage Museum, or marvel at the period rooms, gorgeous Gillows furniture and Victorian schoolroom of the Judges’ Lodgings Museum.

Find out more about our city’s rich history by viewing our exhibitions programme or discovering fascinating stories from our Collection.

Share your stories and objects with us and learn more about Our Shared History.

We will be constantly adding new content to the website, so please keep coming back for more!