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Historic North Lincolnshire

Begin your journey into our past and discover the history and traditions that have made North Lincolnshire what it is today. Whether you’re a lover of history or just curious about the past you’ll find fascinating places just waiting to be discovered.

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    Baysgarth House Museum

    Set in 30 acres of parkland, this Grade II listed building is a beautiful example of Georgian architecture and the perfect setting for a family day out.

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    Epworth Mechanics’ Institute Library

    Founded in 1837 by William Read, the Library is located in the Manor Court House, a grade 2 listed building. The Library is operated by volunteers housing over 12,000 books, a reference section and the Houghton Local Archive.

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    Epworth Old Rectory

    Epworth Old Rectory (built 1709) will transport you back to the early 18th century. This is the home where Samuel Wesley (Rector of Epworth) & his wife brought up their family. Their remarkable sons, John & Charles Wesley went on to develop the Methodist movement.

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    Brigg Heritage Centre

    A warm welcome awaits you at the Brigg Heritage Centre. Situated on the first floor of The Angel, a former 17th Century coaching inn the Brigg Heritage Centre is a labyrinth of rooms and discoveries. The star exhibit, the Bronze age ‘Raft’ found nearby in the river Ancholme, sets the scene for a fascinating journey, […]

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    North Lincolnshire Museum

    The early and later history of North Lincolnshire is explored through visual displays of geology, natural history, archaeology and social history.

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    The Old Smithy & Heritage Centre

    A Victorian Smithy as it was abandoned many years ago. Exhibition of agricultural tools in a courtyard setting and Village Museum on the first floor.

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    The Ropewalk

    The Ropewalk Museum pays tribute to the history of the rope making factory, Hall’s Barton Ropery, which opened in 1767 and its workers.

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    Scawby Hall

    Open for 28 days each year, this family-sized gem contains fine portraits and engravings by George Stubbs, the celebrated horse painter, as well as other notable artists.

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    Steam Railtours

    On selected summer weekends, the Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society runs Railtours around the Tata Steel Scunthorpe site. With guides on hand, you’ll learn all about iron and steel making and glimpse red hot steel.