This list of museums in Nottinghamshire, England contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Image Town/City Region Type Summary
Bassetlaw Museum Image needed LHB Retford Bassetlaw Local website, local history, art, archaeology, decorative arts, agriculture, costume and textiles, industry, rural life, coal mining
Dukes Wood Oil Museum Image needed LHB Eakring Newark and Sherwood Industry website, site and story of the UK’s first oilfield
Green's Windmill and Science Centre Green's windmill Sneinton Nottingham Multiple Restored and working 19th century tower windmill, hands-on science exhibits
Newark Air Museum MeteorVZ638-055 Newark-on-Trent Newark and Sherwood Aviation Located on part of the former World War II airfield of Winthorpe (Newark Showground), historic civilian and military aircraft
Newark Millgate Museum Image needed LHB Newark-on-Trent Newark and Sherwood History website, local working and domestic life, agriculture, trades and industry, street scenes, household rooms and displays, local art exhibits
Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre Three operational NTHC buses Ruddington Rushcliffe Transportation Northern terminus of the Great Central Railway heritage railway, includes locomotives, carriages and stock, buses, road transport vehicles
Papplewick Pumping Station Geograph-126268-by-vic-mcclymont Papplewick Gedling Technology Victorian water pumping station with steam engines
Ruddington Village Museum Image needed LHB Ruddington Rushcliffe History website, recreated period shops, schoolroom, telephone exchange and farm implements
Tuxford Windmill Image needed LHB Tuxford Bassetlaw Mill website, early 19th century windmill
Walks of Life Image needed LHB Tuxford Bassetlaw Agriculture information, collection of handcarts and hand-powered agricultural machinery
Wollaton Hall & Deer Park Wollaton Hall - IMG 7140 Wollaton Nottingham Multiple Includes the historic house, the Nottingham Natural History Museum, and the Nottingham Industrial Museum with textile, transport and technology from Nottingham's past, including steam engines. Park and grounds used to host Nottingham Steam rally & classic car shows etc.

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