Book Of The Month

Adam Eve and Louth Carpets
by David Robinson

This book reveals the history behind the beautiful Louth flat weave carpets and also Louth’s iconic department shop
– Eve and Ranshaw.

Andreas Kalvos - how is he connected to Louth?

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Louth Museum - a Journey of Discovery...

Town Gallery
Town Gallery
Ludalinks Gallery
Mezzanine Gallery
Panorama Gallery a History Tardis

Louth Museum is an award winning visitor attraction in the historic market town of Louth, nestling at the foot of the Lincolnshire Wolds. There are four galleries, a library and a gift shop.

Louth Museum was refitted in 2006, celebrated its centenary in 2010, has won four Renaissance Heritage awards and the Lincolnshire Heritage Museum of the Year.

Celebrating 500 years of St James’ Church Spire - Starts 16th September

St James'Church SpireLouth Museum proudly presents an exhibition dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the completion of the magnificent Spire of St James’ Church in Louth. The Parish Church of Louth stands in one of the most beautiful spots in Lincolnshire at the gateway to the lovely Wolds and visitors see the Spire as they cross the Wolds to reach Louth.

Indeed, Sir Charles Anderson wrote in his Lincoln Pocket Guide:

“Louth – its great feature is the Church of St James the spired tower of which, for simplicity, strength, symmetrical proportion and tasteful decoration, yields to none in England …”

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Louth Museum bookshop is OPEN for the summer season 2015

Visit Louth Museum’s book shop where you will find a great selection of brand new and second-hand books which reflect the history and local interests of Louth and Lincolnshire. Please feel free to visit our book shop - there is no charge! It’s an interesting place to take your time to browse and explore our unique and diverse range of high-quality books.

At Louth Museum you will find many books that you simply can’t buy on the high street!


  • The back-lit panoramic bird’s-eye view of Victorian Louth
  • Rocks and fossils of the Lincolnshire Wolds
  • 200,000 years of local archaeology
  • Brickmaking, birds and butterflies
  • The disastrous Louth Flood of May 1920
  • The largest national collection of Victorian woodcarvings by Thomas Wallis of Louth
  • The story of the Ghost of the Green Lady
  • Carpets made in Louth
  • Bicycles and Bygones
  • The Lincolnshire Rising

A Local Independent Museum - Nationally Accredited - Quality Assured Lincolnshire Visitor Attraction founded in 1884 by Louth Naturalists', Antiquarian and Literary Society - Registered Charity No.1145436

Enjoy England Heritage Lottery Fund Art Fund Arts Council Acredited Museum