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lancaster city museum

Lancaster City Museum

This splendid museum's collections illustrate the rich history and archaeology of the city of Lancaster, from the Romans to the present day. It features regularly changing exhibitions and a programme of fun events and activities for families. It is also home to The King's Own Regiment museum. 

Explosive Project Blasts Off

5/10/17: The Friends of Lancaster City Museum have received £10,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for an exciting project marking the centenary of the White Lund munitions factory explosion through community events, talks and visits, culminating in a performance during Light Up Lancaster in November.

Lancaster City Museum to get a new roof

22/9/17: The City Museum in Lancaster’s Market Square is getting a new roof as part of the council’s programme of works to preserve some of its oldest and finest public buildings. Scaffolding is due to be erected around the building from Tuesday October 3. Completion is scheduled in May 2018.

Marvellous Mosaic

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 13:30 at Lancaster City Museum

Marvellous Mosaic

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 13:30 at Lancaster City Museum

Real Old Ore – Young Archaeologists

Friday, July 28, 2017 - 13:30 at Lancaster City Museum

Make It Wednesdays!

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Aug 23 2017. Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 10:30 to 15:30 at Lancaster City Museum

Dino Makes

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 10:30 at Lancaster City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HT

Creature Crafts

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 14:00 to 16:00 at Lancaster City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster, LA1 1HT

Marvellous Mini Beasts

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 10:30 to 12:00 at Lancaster City Museum, Market Square, Lancaster

Stitched: Children's Craft Workshop

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 14:00 at Lancaster City Museum, LA1 1HT

Dinosaur Trail

Repeats every day until Sun Jun 04 2017. Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 10:00 to 17:00 at Lancaster City Museum

Early Years Story Time and Craft (Mini Museum Explorers)

Repeats every day until Thu Apr 13 2017. Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 10:30 to 11:30 at Lancaster City Museum, LA1 1HT

Fun Friday Family Drop in – Creative Crafts

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 10:00 to 17:00 at Lancaster City Museum, LA1 1HT

Family Craft Sessions: Eggcellent Easter!

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 13:00 to 15:00 at Lancaster City Museum, LA1 1HT

Mabel Mouse's Easter Egg Hunt

Repeats every day until Mon Apr 17 2017. Friday, April 14, 2017 - 10:00 to 17:00 at Lancaster City Museum, LA1 1HT

Family Craft Sessions: Naming the Dinosaurs

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 10:30 to 12:00 at Lancaster City Museum, LA1 1HT

Screen printing (7-11yrs) – Drop in

Repeats every day until Tue Apr 11 2017. Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 13:30 to 16:00 at Lancaster City Museum, LA1 1HT

Advanced Craft Session (8-16yrs) – Screen printing

Repeats every day until Tue Apr 11 2017. Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:30 to 12:00 at Lancaster City Museum, LA1 1HT

Bonker*s & Clutterbucks Drop-In Family Art Workshop

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 11:00 to 15:00 at City Museum, Lancaster LA1 1HT