Nottingham Castle: Museum & Galleries



Discover the Castle & Grounds

Discover thrilling tales of Robin Hood and rebellion, explore historic caves, and let the carefully curated art collections and exhibitions inspire you.

Customer Notice

Admission tickets & cave tours can be purchased online.

Our Museum & grounds are open every day, including school & bank holidays. (excluding Christmas)

We operate in line with Nottingham city school holidays.

Last entry is at 4 pm daily.

  • Museum & Gallery
  • Brewhouse Yard Cottages
  • Grounds
  • Cafés
  • Shop
  • Toilets




Museum & Grounds
Pay once, visit all year round

Adult : £15 (+ booking fee)

Kids Go Free – 15 years & under (3 per adult)

Children must be accompanied with an adult.



Cave Tours

Optional ADD ON ticket

Price: £5 per person

The cave tour ticket is an optional ADD ON ticket, in addition to the  Castle & Grounds   Admission ticket that must be purchased to visit the site.


Discover the Castle & Grounds


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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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!

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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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Other sites supported in Nottingham City Museums:


Brewhouse Yard Cottages

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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Getting here

Located in the heart of Nottingham city centre, it’s easy to reach Nottingham Castle. The Castle is within walking distance of the city’s train station and is just five minutes’ walk from Nottingham’s central Old Market Square. The city also has a fantastic, eco-friendly public transport system, so getting here is simple, however you choose to travel.

Postcode: NG1 6EL

Parking vehicles are not possible on site. Accessible parking by prior arrangement only. Information for the Nottingham City Centre Parking Guide for public car parks in the city.

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If you have an enquiry relating to your visit, contact email


Funders, partners & support

Projects at the castle have been made possible thanks to support from a wide range of organisations.

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