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Founded in 1884 by Louth Naturalists',
Antiquarian and Literary Society
Registered Charity No. 1145436

A Local Independent Museum
Nationally Accredited
Quality Assured Visitor Attraction

Special Events at Louth Museum 2012

Louth Museum hosts and presents special events throughout the year.

‘Ants & Nats’ Big Book Bonanza - Ended

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Saturday 1st December Louth Museum Museum Staff

Thousands of top quality second hand and new books will be on sale in Louth Museum. From travel to nature, history to science, politics to baking and much, much more – there will be titles to satisfy almost every interest imaginable.

It will be a golden opportunity to find the perfect gift for someone special – you! So, treat yourself to a pleasant browse amongst the historical treasures of the town, bagging a bargain or two at the same time.

The sale starts at 10am and goes on until 4pm. Admission is free


Louth Museum Open Library - Ended

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Friday 7th December Louth Museum Museum Staff

Virtually all of our extensive collection of books, many on local history and several dating back to the 1600's, will be available at these supervised sessions. Admission £2 (LNALS members £1).

Booking essential via tel: 01507 605825.


The National Exhibition of Thomas Wallis Woodcarvings - Ended

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Saturday 5th May to Saturday 26th August Louth Museum Museum Staff

An exhibition celebrating the work of the Victorian master woodcarver and artist Thomas WallisFind out more.


Family Fun Alphabet Quiz - Ended

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Throughout August Louth Museum Museum Staff

Throughout August, families visiting Louth Museum can take part in a 'free-to-enter' competition with a super prize awaiting the winners. The aim is to compile the most comprehensive alphabetical list of things on display in the Museum's galleries.

As well as the main prize - a bumper 'Lucky Bag' containing goodies with a retail value well over £45 - the winning family will have their £8 admission charge refunded! A prize well worth trying for. Last date for entries will be Saturday 1st September with the winner being informed by 22nd September.



Share Your Memories of Life on the Farm - Ended

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Saturday 28th July - 1 Day only Louth Museum Combine Farming Heritage

Visit Louth Museum on Saturday 28th July and make sure your recollections of farming life in Lincolnshire are preserved for future generations.

Farming methods have undergone remarkable changes over the last two or three generations and it is important to record people's memories for posterity. Cora Glasser, of the Combine Farming Heritage project (supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund), will be at Louth Museum with archive footage to help trigger reminiscences and to gather your stories. Be part of the project and help ensure the 'old ways', stories and characters of the past are not forgotten.

For further information about the project visit -


A Royal Toast at Louth Museum - Ended

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Saturday 2nd June - 1 Day only Louth Museum Museum Staff

Visit Louth Museum on Saturday 2nd June, between 10am and 4pm, and raise a glass in celebration of Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee. Louth Museum is proud to have served the town, and its visitors since the Queen's grandfather, George V was on the throne in 1910.

Bubbly, orange juice and 'nibbles' will be available FREE to paying visitors throughout the day.


Saving A Century - Ended

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Wednesday 4th to Saturday 28th April Louth Museum Victorian Society

A photographic exhibition celebrating the work of the Victorian Society.Find out more


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