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Louth Museum - a Journey of Discovery...

Town Gallery
Town Gallery
Ludalinks Gallery
Mezzanine Gallery
Panorama Gallery a History Tardis

Louth Museum is an award winning visitor attraction in the historic market town of Louth, nestling at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds. There are four galleries, a library and a gift shop.

Louth Museum was refitted in 2006, celebrated its centenary in 2010, has won four Renaissance Heritage awards and the Lincolnshire Heritage Museum of the Year.

Exhibition - Edwardian Photographers of Louth

Wednesday 7th September to Saturday 29th October

With modern digital cameras, the art of taking a good photograph hasn’t been easier than it is today, but hark back to an earlier period in photography history when plates were used – you only had the one chance to take that perfect picture. This exhibition includes a selection of fascinating photographs taken during the Edwardian era of Louth and the equipment that the photographers would have used to take such photographs.

Louth Museum’s Giant Winter Book Sale - From nearly new to really old!

Louth Museum is holding its annual Giant Winter Book Sale

Friday 25th November and Saturday 26th November - 10 am to 4 pm each day

Visit Louth Museum for our Giant Winter Book Sale where you will find a great selection of second-hand and preloved books. Louth Museum will be packed with hundreds of second-hand bargains. It’s a wonderful chance to come and browse and find a bargain book as there are books in many different categories all laid out for you to view. Take your time to browse through our great selection of nearly new, second-hand and old books all available to buy at Louth Museum. We have everything from fire-side fiction, science and nature, art, biographies, cookery, travel and history books through to many antiquarian books as well as out-of-print, rare books and many more …….

....... so don’t miss out, if you love books and want a great deal then visit Louth Museum’s Giant Winter Book Sale!

Can’t make it to Louth Museum's Giant Winter Book Sale …….

…… visit our stall at Louth’s Christmas Market

Sunday 27th November 10 am - 4 pm - Louth Town Centre

Come and visit our stall at Louth’s famous Christmas Market on Sunday 27th November. We will be selling a comprehensive selection of books covering local history from the museum’s bookshop – perhaps you may find an early Christmas present or simply treat yourself to a good read and learn more about Louth!


  • The back-lit panoramic bird’s-eye view of Victorian Louth
  • Rocks and fossils of the Lincolnshire Wolds
  • 200,000 years of local archaeology
  • Brickmaking, birds and butterflies
  • The disastrous Louth Flood of May 1920
  • The largest national collection of Victorian woodcarvings by Thomas Wallis of Louth
  • The story of the Ghost of the Green Lady
  • Carpets made in Louth
  • Bicycles and Bygones
  • The Lincolnshire Rising

A Local Independent Museum - Nationally Accredited - Quality Assured Lincolnshire Visitor Attraction founded in 1884 by Louth Naturalists', Antiquarian and Literary Society - Registered Charity No.1145436

Enjoy England Museum Development East Midlands Heritage Lottery Fund Art Fund Arts Council Acredited Museum