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Louth Museum

Louth Museum - A Journey of Discovery


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.


  • 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 and printing
  • The disastrous Louth Flood of May 1920
  • The story of the Ghost of the Green Lady
  • Carpets made in Louth
  • The largest national collection of Victorian woodcarvings by Thomas Wilkinson Wallis

Whilst the museum is closed - why not take a virtual tour.

Louth Museum is now open again

See our "Visit" page for more information.

Volunteer recruitment

We are looking for people to supplement the Louth Museum team.  For futher details of vacancies, click the link below.  If you feel you might be able to help or require more information, please contact Anita at the museum.  Please note that we are a voluntary charitable organisation and therefore there is no financial remuneration.  References will be required.

Flood Disaster plaque in Spout Yard

A plaque in Spout Yard to mark the centenary of the 1920 flood was formally unveiled by the mayor on Saturday 29 May 2021.  Many thanks to all those who contributed funds towards this project.  More information and photos are on the Louth Town Council webpage.