Visiting the Museum of Nottingham Life

Visit the The Museum of Nottingham Life's exhibition space, featuring a regularly changing programme of artwork displays by groups or individuals from the local community.

Visiting Us

Opening Times

The Museum of Nottingham Life is open for general admission as follows:

Open Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays 12pm to 4pm - Last Entry 3:30pm

A joint ticket with the Castle is available on these days. Admission to the Museum of Nottingham Life only is £2.50 per person, under 5s free.

Pre-booked tours will still be available Monday to Friday, from 10am to 5pm, for parties of 10 or more only. Tours must be booked in advance. For more details or to book call 0115 876 1400.

Admission Prices

  • Admission prices for special events vary, please check the What's On page for the Museum for details (link above)
  • Group tours cost £5 per person (and must be booked in advance)
  • School group prices are available on the Resources for Schools web page


The ground floor of the Museum of Nottingham Life is fully accessible however there is no lift access to the upper floors of the museum or the Rock Cottage school room. Within the grounds there is an accessible toilet. If you would like further details please contact us on 0115 876 1400.


By car
Follow signs from M1 for Nottingham city centre, then follow the brown tourist signs to Nottingham Castle. The postcode for your sat nav is
NG7 1FB (but please remember there is no parking on site except for people with disabilities).

On foot
10 minute walk from Nottingham city centre or train station.

Public transport
Call the Travel Centre on 0115 950 6070 or click here to visit www.triptimes.co.uk

Parking on site for visitors with disabilities only which must be pre-booked. Please call 0115 876 1400. Public car parks are nearby.

Tourist Information
0844 477 5678

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