North Lincolnshire Museum

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

Featuring a range of permanent galleries and a changing exhibition gallery, the Museum offers a history experience for all the family. You can explore through a range of award winning collections and interactive displays.

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And the answer is ... who got it right?#Quizzing #GuessingGame #Guessing #FamilyFun #Museum #localhistory #nature #natur...
18/09/2021

And the answer is ... who got it right?

#Quizzing #GuessingGame #Guessing #FamilyFun #Museum #localhistory #nature #naturelovers

And the answer is ... who got it right?

#Quizzing #GuessingGame #Guessing #FamilyFun #Museum #localhistory #nature #naturelovers

Its #quiz time again - one multiple choice question. Guess your answer and Ill post the correct answer later today - Goo...
18/09/2021

Its #quiz time again - one multiple choice question. Guess your answer and Ill post the correct answer later today - Good luck!

#Quizzing #GuessingGame #Guessing #FamilyFun

Fun Fact Friday:  Inside the Coach House at Normanby Hall Country Park  are a few odd-looking things sticking out of the...
17/09/2021

Fun Fact Friday: Inside the Coach House at Normanby Hall Country Park
are a few odd-looking things sticking out of the ceiling. These are part of what was a pulley system. Some carriages had a removable roof, the pulley system was there to remove the roof of such a carriage.
#FunFactFriday #FunFact #Museum #Musesums #Regency #CountryHouse

Fun Fact Friday: Inside the Coach House at Normanby Hall Country Park
are a few odd-looking things sticking out of the ceiling. These are part of what was a pulley system. Some carriages had a removable roof, the pulley system was there to remove the roof of such a carriage.
#FunFactFriday #FunFact #Museum #Musesums #Regency #CountryHouse

#ThrowbackThursdayNormanby Hall Country Park , Laundry, c.1910-12. The laundry room at Normanby Hall was located in a bu...
16/09/2021

#ThrowbackThursday
Normanby Hall Country Park , Laundry, c.1910-12. The laundry room at Normanby Hall was located in a building in the grounds, close to the stables. This was where all the washing and laundering for the hall was undertaken. It fell out of use after the First World War when the cheaper alternative of sending out washing was adopted

#Throwback #History #LocalHistory #Museum

#ThrowbackThursday
Normanby Hall Country Park , Laundry, c.1910-12. The laundry room at Normanby Hall was located in a building in the grounds, close to the stables. This was where all the washing and laundering for the hall was undertaken. It fell out of use after the First World War when the cheaper alternative of sending out washing was adopted

#Throwback #History #LocalHistory #Museum

15/09/2021
Strata Smith

The publication of William Smith’s geological map was a great financial undertaking. Smith funded the making of the Map with his own money. He also often faced problems with prompt payment of money he was owed for surveying work. With no rich sponsors for the Map this eventually led him to financial ruin. His debts grew to such an extent that he spent ten weeks in debtors’ prison in London during 1819.

Indeed, Smith’s financial woes were so great that he had to sell many of his possessions, including his much-loved home, Tucking Mill House. He even had to sell his prized geological collection, built up over his lifetime’s travels. The collection was sold to the Treasury and added to the collections of the British Museum. Later reordering of the national collection saw Smith’s fossils move to the Natural History Museum, where they remain today.

Find out more about Smith’s fascinating life by visiting our exhibition, ‘Colours Beneath Your Feet’ in venue until 10 October 2021 or online in our virtual tour
https://virtualtour.bee3d.co.uk/tour/north-lincolnshire-museum-scunthorpe

#StrataSmith #Geology #Maps #ColoursBeneathYourFeet #Fossils #WilliamSmith #NaturalHistoryMuseum #Bankrupt #DebtorsPrison

Summer Days: A small glass ornament filled with different coloured sand from the Isle of Wight. The picture shows the Ne...
14/09/2021

Summer Days:
A small glass ornament filled with different coloured sand from the Isle of Wight. The picture shows the Needles, a row three tall chalk stacks that rise out of the sea, about 30 meters tall. Does anyone have one of these in their collection?

#Art #souvenir #memories #SummerDays #Summer #Holidays

Summer Days:
A small glass ornament filled with different coloured sand from the Isle of Wight. The picture shows the Needles, a row three tall chalk stacks that rise out of the sea, about 30 meters tall. Does anyone have one of these in their collection?

#Art #souvenir #memories #SummerDays #Summer #Holidays

Due to cancellations, there are currently 6 places left for Museum Minis this Wednesday morning, 10.30am. Book tickets b...
13/09/2021

Due to cancellations, there are currently 6 places left for Museum Minis this Wednesday morning, 10.30am.

Book tickets by clicking on this link
https://north-lincolnshire-council.arttickets.org.uk/the-north-lincolnshire-museum/2021-09-15-mini-dudleys-under-5s-sessions?fbclid=IwAR2b7w62moui52S3VY8eq__aWLHZoF7mu6gC8oCU-acFU1a6JtfO1sJ5Vc0
#Event #Under5s #Museum

Due to cancellations, there are currently 6 places left for Museum Minis this Wednesday morning, 10.30am.

Book tickets by clicking on this link
https://north-lincolnshire-council.arttickets.org.uk/the-north-lincolnshire-museum/2021-09-15-mini-dudleys-under-5s-sessions?fbclid=IwAR2b7w62moui52S3VY8eq__aWLHZoF7mu6gC8oCU-acFU1a6JtfO1sJ5Vc0
#Event #Under5s #Museum

Map Mondays: Abu Zaid Ahmed ibn Sahl al-Balkhi founded the Balkhi School of mapping in Baghdad in the 9th Century. Maps ...
13/09/2021

Map Mondays:
Abu Zaid Ahmed ibn Sahl al-Balkhi founded the Balkhi School of mapping in Baghdad in the 9th Century. Maps from the Balkhi School are simplistic in a similar way to the modern London Tube Map. They only show necessary information with the distances between marked locations equalised.

#MapMondays #Maps #Map #Museum #Collection

Map Mondays:
Abu Zaid Ahmed ibn Sahl al-Balkhi founded the Balkhi School of mapping in Baghdad in the 9th Century. Maps from the Balkhi School are simplistic in a similar way to the modern London Tube Map. They only show necessary information with the distances between marked locations equalised.

#MapMondays #Maps #Map #Museum #Collection

Site Sunday: Excavations carried out in Crowle Market Place in 2009 and 2010 revealed a series of post-medieval pits and...
12/09/2021

Site Sunday:
Excavations carried out in Crowle Market Place in 2009 and 2010 revealed a series of post-medieval pits and ditches. One large feature was identified as a pit or pond, which was in use from the 15th-16th century to the 17th-18th century. Environmental samples suggest that the area was frequently waterlogged, so it was perhaps dug to help drain the marketplace. It contained large quantities of domestic waste in the form of pottery, brick, tile and animal bone. Leather shoes and offcuts indicate that it was also used as a dump by a nearby cobbler’s shop.
A group of clay to***co pipe fragments were probably discarded from the Cross Keys public house or its predecessor. They were of the 17th-18th century, with the earliest dating to 1580-1660.
The full Historic Environment Record listing for the site can be found at:
https://www.heritagegateway.org.uk/Gateway/Results_Single.aspx?uid=MLS21638&resourceID=1034

#SiteSunday #Site #Archaeology #Museum

Site Sunday:
Excavations carried out in Crowle Market Place in 2009 and 2010 revealed a series of post-medieval pits and ditches. One large feature was identified as a pit or pond, which was in use from the 15th-16th century to the 17th-18th century. Environmental samples suggest that the area was frequently waterlogged, so it was perhaps dug to help drain the marketplace. It contained large quantities of domestic waste in the form of pottery, brick, tile and animal bone. Leather shoes and offcuts indicate that it was also used as a dump by a nearby cobbler’s shop.
A group of clay to***co pipe fragments were probably discarded from the Cross Keys public house or its predecessor. They were of the 17th-18th century, with the earliest dating to 1580-1660.
The full Historic Environment Record listing for the site can be found at:
https://www.heritagegateway.org.uk/Gateway/Results_Single.aspx?uid=MLS21638&resourceID=1034

#SiteSunday #Site #Archaeology #Museum

And the answer is ... who got it right?#Quizzing #GuessingGame #Guessing #FamilyFun #Museum
11/09/2021

And the answer is ... who got it right?

#Quizzing #GuessingGame #Guessing #FamilyFun #Museum

And the answer is ... who got it right?

#Quizzing #GuessingGame #Guessing #FamilyFun #Museum

Do you have a little ghoulie at home? Join our Learning Assistant a woodland wander around Normanby Hall Country Park  a...
11/09/2021

Do you have a little ghoulie at home? Join our Learning Assistant a woodland wander around Normanby Hall Country Park and fill your treasure baskets with pine-cones and autumn leaves. Join in with crafts to make creations to take home. Listen to stories and sing spooky songs

Four sessions over two days are available to book now!

£5 per child and suitable for under 5s. Advanced booking is required via Eventbrite.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/normanby-hall-country-park-16871074586

*Please note that Normanby Hall Country Park admission charges also apply on the day, or display your annual pass.*

#event #Museum #Halloween

Do you have a little ghoulie at home? Join our Learning Assistant a woodland wander around Normanby Hall Country Park and fill your treasure baskets with pine-cones and autumn leaves. Join in with crafts to make creations to take home. Listen to stories and sing spooky songs

Four sessions over two days are available to book now!

£5 per child and suitable for under 5s. Advanced booking is required via Eventbrite.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/normanby-hall-country-park-16871074586

*Please note that Normanby Hall Country Park admission charges also apply on the day, or display your annual pass.*

#event #Museum #Halloween

Its #quiz time again - one multiple choice question. Guess your answer and Ill post the correct answer later today - Goo...
11/09/2021

Its #quiz time again - one multiple choice question. Guess your answer and Ill post the correct answer later today - Good luck!

#Quizzing #GuessingGame #Guessing #FamilyFun #Museum

Minis is back next Wednesday. The morning session is full but there are still spaces at the 1.30pm session - if you woul...
10/09/2021

Minis is back next Wednesday.

The morning session is full but there are still spaces at the 1.30pm session - if you would like to attend simply book tickets on the following link
https://north-lincolnshire-council.arttickets.org.uk/the-north-lincolnshire-museum/2021-09-15-mini-dudleys-under-5s-sessions?fbclid=IwAR2EoSYnLo8b92TCKD7s6cFV5s5vEKXYT_qij3k25Zw4cZjRCb0VBJ0GLNw

Also, if you have tickets and can no longer attend, please can you cancel your places and give others a chance to attend

Thank you

#Museum #Event #Under5s

Minis is back next Wednesday.

The morning session is full but there are still spaces at the 1.30pm session - if you would like to attend simply book tickets on the following link
https://north-lincolnshire-council.arttickets.org.uk/the-north-lincolnshire-museum/2021-09-15-mini-dudleys-under-5s-sessions?fbclid=IwAR2EoSYnLo8b92TCKD7s6cFV5s5vEKXYT_qij3k25Zw4cZjRCb0VBJ0GLNw

Also, if you have tickets and can no longer attend, please can you cancel your places and give others a chance to attend

Thank you

#Museum #Event #Under5s

Fun Fact Friday:  Sawfish are large rays with long saw-like nose extensions known as rostrums. For many years it was bel...
10/09/2021

Fun Fact Friday: Sawfish are large rays with long saw-like nose extensions known as rostrums. For many years it was believed that they used their saws to dig through the mud of the sea floor in order to find food. Recent research, however, suggests that they are full of pores that enable the sawfish to detect the electrical fields of passing fish. Once they have located their prey, the sawfish then use their saws to club or pin it down, ready to eat.
#FunFactFriday #FunFact #Museum #Collection

Fun Fact Friday: Sawfish are large rays with long saw-like nose extensions known as rostrums. For many years it was believed that they used their saws to dig through the mud of the sea floor in order to find food. Recent research, however, suggests that they are full of pores that enable the sawfish to detect the electrical fields of passing fish. Once they have located their prey, the sawfish then use their saws to club or pin it down, ready to eat.
#FunFactFriday #FunFact #Museum #Collection

Throwback Thursday: Crowds in St. John's Square, Scunthorpe during celebrations as part of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubi...
09/09/2021

Throwback Thursday: Crowds in St. John's Square, Scunthorpe during celebrations as part of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 20 June 1897
#ThrowbackThursday #Throwback #Museum #Collection #Photography #Images

Throwback Thursday: Crowds in St. John's Square, Scunthorpe during celebrations as part of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, 20 June 1897
#ThrowbackThursday #Throwback #Museum #Collection #Photography #Images

08/09/2021
Strata hunting on trips p97 in Lincolnshire in 1821

After publishing his great geological Map, William Smith went on to publish more detailed maps, county by county, a series of cross-sections and an illustrated guide to the fossils he encountered. Much of the time he was accompanied by his nephew John Phillips, who helped him in his geological surveying and became a renowned geologist himself.

Smith and Philip’s travelled around the country to collect additional and more detailed geological information for these maps. They called the walks they undertook ‘Strata Hunting’. Two lines would be drawn across the county to be surveyed. Smith would traverse one line, and Philips the other. In 1821 the pair surveyed Lincolnshire in this way. Starting at Doncaster they walked through Lincolnshire, via Gainsborough and Harpswell Hill to Spittle, Market Rasen and on to Lincoln.

Find out more about Smith’s fascinating life by visiting our new exhibition, ‘Colours Beneath Your Feet’ in venue now or online in our virtual tour
https://virtualtour.bee3d.co.uk/tour/north-lincolnshire-museum-scunthorpe

#StrataSmith #Geology #Maps #ColoursBeneathYourFeet #Fossils #WilliamSmith #StrataHunting #JohnP

A week tomorrow it's #AskACurator day - if you would like to ask our team a question, we'd love to hear from you#Quesito...
07/09/2021

A week tomorrow it's #AskACurator day - if you would like to ask our team a question, we'd love to hear from you
#Quesitons #knowledge #learning #museum #collections

A week tomorrow it's #AskACurator day - if you would like to ask our team a question, we'd love to hear from you
#Quesitons #knowledge #learning #museum #collections

Exciting news coming soon
07/09/2021

Exciting news coming soon

Check this out 😍

Things are really hotting up in preparation for the Common Ground North Lincs exhibition at North Lincolnshire Museum
Stay tuned for more updates soon!

Image: Brand new imagery for us by @thegoblinsway Melody Phelan-Clark in greens, black and blue. It features all kinds of witchy goodness - black cats, rats, the moon, plants like yarrow and mistletoe and potion bottles!

Summer days: This 1930s swimsuit was used by local lady Mabel Binns for her seaside holidays. Would you like to wear a w...
07/09/2021

Summer days:
This 1930s swimsuit was used by local lady Mabel Binns for her seaside holidays. Would you like to wear a woollen swimsuit?
#SummerDays #Summer #Museum #Collection

Summer days:
This 1930s swimsuit was used by local lady Mabel Binns for her seaside holidays. Would you like to wear a woollen swimsuit?
#SummerDays #Summer #Museum #Collection

Map Mondays: Muhammad al-Idrisi produced an atlas known as ‘Tabula Rogeriana’ (Book of Roger) in 1154. It was commission...
06/09/2021

Map Mondays: Muhammad al-Idrisi produced an atlas known as ‘Tabula Rogeriana’ (Book of Roger) in 1154. It was commissioned by King Roger II of Sicily. Al-Idrisi drew his maps based on interviews with experienced travellers.
Credit: Konrad Miller #MapMondays #Maps #Map #Museum #Collection

Map Mondays: Muhammad al-Idrisi produced an atlas known as ‘Tabula Rogeriana’ (Book of Roger) in 1154. It was commissioned by King Roger II of Sicily. Al-Idrisi drew his maps based on interviews with experienced travellers.
Credit: Konrad Miller #MapMondays #Maps #Map #Museum #Collection

Archaeological work carried out at Market Place, Brigg, in 2007 and 2013 recorded domestic and small-scale industrial ac...
05/09/2021

Archaeological work carried out at Market Place, Brigg, in 2007 and 2013 recorded domestic and small-scale industrial activity from the Medieval and post-medieval periods. Several pits had probably been in the rear yards of properties levelled prior to major changes during the 18th and 19th centuries.
The centre of the site was found to contain a high concentration of features. The earliest was the footing of a limestone wall which probably dated to the late Medieval period. Early Medieval pottery found in two pits appeared to indicate that there was a settlement on the site before the town was founded in the late 12th century.
The full Historic Environment Record listing for the site can be found at:
https://www.heritagegateway.org.uk/Gateway/Results_Single.aspx?uid=MLS22661&resourceID=1034

#SiteSunday #archaeology #archaeologylovers #museum #Sites
#archaeological

Archaeological work carried out at Market Place, Brigg, in 2007 and 2013 recorded domestic and small-scale industrial activity from the Medieval and post-medieval periods. Several pits had probably been in the rear yards of properties levelled prior to major changes during the 18th and 19th centuries.
The centre of the site was found to contain a high concentration of features. The earliest was the footing of a limestone wall which probably dated to the late Medieval period. Early Medieval pottery found in two pits appeared to indicate that there was a settlement on the site before the town was founded in the late 12th century.
The full Historic Environment Record listing for the site can be found at:
https://www.heritagegateway.org.uk/Gateway/Results_Single.aspx?uid=MLS22661&resourceID=1034

#SiteSunday #archaeology #archaeologylovers #museum #Sites
#archaeological

And the answer is ... who got it right?#Quizzing #GuessingGame #Guessing #FamilyFun #Museum
04/09/2021

And the answer is ... who got it right?

#Quizzing #GuessingGame #Guessing #FamilyFun #Museum

And the answer is ... who got it right?

#Quizzing #GuessingGame #Guessing #FamilyFun #Museum

Its #quiz time again - one multiple choice question. Guess your answer and Ill post the correct answer later today - Goo...
04/09/2021

Its #quiz time again - one multiple choice question. Guess your answer and Ill post the correct answer later today - Good luck!

#Quizzing #GuessingGame #Guessing #FamilyFun #Museum

Address

North Lincolnshire Museum, Oswald Road, Scunthorpe
Scunthorpe
DN15 7BD

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 10am - 4pm
Wednesday 10am - 4pm
Thursday 10am - 4pm
Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday 1pm - 4pm

Telephone

+441724297055

Products

Jurassic sea gallery
Steel town gallery
Children’s interactive areas
Local history objects and stories
Dudley's Den - dedicated area for the under 5s

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Scunthorpe Modern School - Form 3 Girls 1932
I wanted to say a huge thank you for our visit today. We hadn’t booked (silly Billy’s) but the lady who let us in was amazing. Your staff took Covid really seriously, explained all the procedures to keep us safe and were still friendly and attentive with our children. The ladies in Dudleys were really kind, and it was really appreciated that you had gone to the efforts of putting on activities for the little ones. Our visit was shorter than normal, as there is a little less to do, but with what’s going on we thought you did great! 👍
We picked up the Egyptian necklace take away activity on a recent visit to the museum and only just got round to making it, here is my daughter with her necklace- thank you she enjoyed it very much it was lovely having everything you needed in the pack and the instructions were very clear and concise, she added in her own serpent headband/crown also!
Springs Delights Brigg 1950s.
Can you tell me if the image archive terminal at Brigg heritage centre has all 25,000 images I know 9,000 are online but was wondering if the others have been digitised.
Meeting harry the hedgehog today at the family fun day 🦔
Meeting harry the hedgehog
http://stichler.co.uk/index.php/2018/09/12/steel-structure/ Well done Allen such fantastic hard work. I have enjoyed watching it develop. Can't forget wonderful Annette, so knowledgeable.
What is happening today please
Fab time at the pirate hunt today with Sam Baldwin, super scary pirate AHHHHH!
We love running our Sessions at North Lincolnshire Museum and would love to see more little ones in class! We currently have limited space available at Dudley's Den in the following classes: 🐞 Mondays: 9.45 - Family Bugs (mixed age) - only one place remaining. 10.45 - Mini Bugs (up to 24 months old) - only two places remaining 🐞Wednesdays: 13.00 - Family Bugs (mixed age). Classes return Monday 30th October. Message us at Music Bugs North Lincs to arrange a visit!