Museums in England

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A highly idiosyncratic list of both public and commercial places to visit, based on the exacting criteria of whatever I think might be fun. There are, of course, thousands of museums big and small throughout the UK. What's your favourite?

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Name Town County
Abbot Hall Kendal Cumbria
Alexander Keiller Museum Avebury Wiltshire
Alford Manor House Museum Alford Lincolnshire
Allhallows Museum of Lace and Local Antiquities Honiton Devon
Almonry Heritage Centre Museum Evesham Worcestershire
Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre Amberley West Sussex
American Museum and Gardens Bath Somerset
Amersham Museum Amersham Buckinghamshire
Ancient House Museum of Thetford Life Thetford Norfolk
Arundel Museum Arundel West Sussex
Ashby de la Zouch Museum Ashby-de-la-Zouch Leicestershire
Ashmolean Museum Oxford Oxfordshire
Astley Hall Museum and Art Gallery Chorley Lancashire
Avoncroft Museum of Historic Buildings Stoke Heath Worcestershire
Axminster Heritage Centre Axminster Devon
Bagshaw Museum Batley Yorkshire
Bailiffgate Museum, Alnwick Alnwick Northumberland
Bakelite Museum Williton Somerset
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden St Ives Cornwall
Barley Hall York Yorkshire
Bate Collection of Musical Instruments Oxford Oxfordshire
Bath Postal Museum Bath Somerset
Battle Museum of Local History Battle East Sussex
Beaney House of Art and Knowledge Canterbury Kent
Beatrix Potter Gallery Hawkshead Cumbria
Beck Isle Museum Pickering Yorkshire
Beckford's Tower Bath Somerset
Bentwaters Cold War Museum Woodbridge Suffolk
Bewdley Museum Bewdley Worcestershire
Bexhill Museum Bexhill-on-Sea East Sussex
Bilston Craft Gallery Bilston West Midlands
Black Country Living Museum Dudley West Midlands
Blake Museum Bridgwater Somerset
Bognor Regis Museum Bognor Regis West Sussex
Boscastle Museum of Witchcraft and Magic Boscastle Cornwall
Boston Guildhall Museum Boston Lincolnshire
Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre Sutton Cheney Leicestershire
Bowes Museum Barnard Castle County Durham
Brantwood Coniston Cumbria
Bridewell Museum Norwich Norfolk
Brighton Fishing Museum Brighton East Sussex
Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery Bristol Bristol
Bristol's Georgian House Museum Bristol Bristol
British Motor Museum Gaydon Warwickshire
British Schools Museum Hitchin Hertfordshire
Bromyard Local History Centre Bromyard Herefordshire
Bronte Parsonage Museum Haworth Yorkshire
Brooks Experience Winchester Hampshire
Buckinghamshire County Museum and Roald Dahl Childrens Gallery Aylesbury Buckinghamshire
Bude Castle Heritage Centre Bude Cornwall
Burwell Museum and Windmill Burwell Cambridgeshire
Butchers Row House Museum Ledbury Herefordshire
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