Nottingham Castle: Museum & Galleries

Castle & Grounds


The buildings & grounds all connect with its 1000 year history to form Nottingham Castle as we know it today.


Ducal Palace: Museum & Galleries

Inside the Ducal Palace there are a range of galleries & exhibitions to inspire all ages about the History of Nottingham. This includes: The Nottingham Lace Gallery, the Craft Gallery, Museum & Art collections in the Long Gallery, the Museum of the Mercian Regiment, the Rebellion Gallery and the Robin Hood Adventures, which contains interactive & immersive displays.

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Visitor centre

In the visitor centre, our team are on hand to assist with your admission to the Castle. Inside the shop & café there are a range of options for you to refuel with seating available. The visitor centre is located on arrival to the Nottingham Castle.

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Cafés & shop

We have two cafés on site that offers a range of options for you to refuel with seating available. Our shop is located in the visitor centre.

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For visitors to enjoy regular walks & wellbeing in the heart of the city of Nottingham. The site offers an annual pass so that visitors can access the grounds on an unlimited basis.

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Adventure play area

Fun in the Castle! Children will love to swing, slide, climb, jump and play through our historical amazing creative timber play structures.
Let them bring their imagination to action into a play time on our fortress!

Other sites supported in Nottingham City Museums:


Brewhouse Yard: Life beneath Castle Rock

This Museum at Brewhouse Yard has been part of Nottingham’s changing story and important cloth trades for hundreds of years; affecting the lives of many of the city’s different communities. It is located at the base of the Nottingham Castle site and its postcode is: NG7 1FB

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